Great Lakes 2005 – The 15th Day

Horsedrawn carriage

Unfortunately, I had only planned one day for Mackinaw City. Therefore, I had to leave the motel shortly after sunrise (ok, ok, not SHORTLY after sunrise ;-) and board the ferry to Mackinac Island to have as much time as possible to explore the island in a leisurely manner....

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Great Lakes 2005 – The 14th Day

Mackinaw City

Luckily the sun was back and smiling down on me. After my shenanigans in the wilderness yesterday today I wanted to visit the famous locks in Sault Ste Marie...

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Great Lakes 2005 – The 13th Day

Tahquamenon Falls

I hadn’t quite finished with the southern shore of Lake Superior and the highlights of the Upper Peninsula. Sault Ste Marie marked the turning point of my trip. From here I would drive south the following day and begin my return trip to Chicago...

Great Lakes 2005 – The 12th Day


Today I continued my trip eastwards.

Before leaving Munising, a name which comes from the American-Indian word ”Mewnising“ which means something like ”place of the island“, I wanted to visit the Munising Range Lights. Unfortunately, I only managed to see the Front Range....

Great Lakes 2005 – The 11th Day

Stone Pyramid

The last two days hadn’t been brilliant weather-wise and this day began in the same way....

Great Lakes 2005 – The 10th Day

This day turned out to be another perfect combination of the usual components of this trip....

Great Lakes 2005

Ludington Lighthouse

My 2005 trip to the USA led me around Lake Michigan with a short detour to the shores of Lake Superior. The reason we chose this trip as the first to be transferred to Quilt around the World is the next QuiltZeitReise which will take place in June 2012. A lot of what we will do and see next June is covered in this travel diary and we thought you might like to read a revised and updated version including some useful tips for travelling quilters... (31 August 2011)

Jutta Hufnagel
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