Monday, February 27, 2012

Some of the Waterfalls of Michigan's Marquette and Baraga County

A MY QUALITY TIME POST LINKED TO “OUR WORLD” & “WATERY WEDNESDAY”.. POSTING FROM MY HOMETOWN;LANCASTER,OHIO

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A quality time road trip to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula where the road ends on the shore of Lake Superior.

DSC_0234NAVIGATE This is an actual photo of the Garmin mounted in my car as we arrived on the shores of Lake Superior. Linda wanted to rest up.

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We are in Canadian Shield country. This rocky and rugged landscape features the highest point in Michigan, Mt Avron, and many waterfalls. The waterfalls  in this area are not particularly high, but many of them are quite scenic. The cabin we stayed in was about 2 miles from Mt Avron.

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Today I will show you a few photos of the smaller “roadside falls.”

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“A strong man and a waterfall always channel their own path.”

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“Romance often begins by a splashing waterfall and ends over a leaky sink” After that thought we had better head on down the….

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“Leisure is a form of silence, not noiselessness. It is the silence of contemplation such as occurs when we let our minds rest on a rosebud, a child at play, a Divine mystery, or a waterfall.”

Extreme Earth: Waterfalls

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The Waterfall A graceful ballet dancer, Leaping off the stage,Twirling amongst the audience above.A vibrant entertainer, sparkling,Waving at the crowds,Singing of joy and showering harmony. Just look below:::

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GREAT LAKES WATERFALLS AND BEYOND.. If your interested in waterfalls this is a great link.

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Important info: “If the water is turbulent,the mosquito larvae won’t make it to the top to suck in air.”

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Next a photo from the “Picture Rocks”

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A photo of Jacobs Falls::Location: Keewenaw Peninsula, on MI-26, east of Eagle River.

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An easily visited roadside waterfall, that is far more interesting than it first appears. A nice stop if you are headed to or from Copper Harbor. While your “stopped” right next to the falls you will find:

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DSC_0156Visit::  Jampot Online……………AND/OR…………………………… The Joy of Jams, Jellies, and Other Sweet Preserves: 200 Classic and Contemporary Recipes Showcasing the Fabulous Flavors of Fresh Fruits…..Probably should have stayed away from the “Rum Cake.” LOL  Well it has been a long and dusty road trip.

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Maybe we will get a little rain to wash the dust from the car.

DSC_0158 No rain just the rainbow in the distance.. We will end the day and this post with a great sunset over Lake Superior.

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JOETODDSAYS210Hope you enjoyed the visit and will stop back soon.Would really appreciate you sharing this post. Most of the quotes from Think/Exist

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A MY QUALITY TIME POST LINKED TO “OUR WORLD” & “WATER WEDNESDAY”.. POSTING FROM MY HOMETOWN;LANCASTER,OHIO

17 comments:

Linda G. said...

This looks like a beautiful place to visit. Loved the picture of the eagle in the tree!

Julie Magers Soulen said...

Gorgeous photography Joe!

Cheers!
Julie
Julie Magers Soulen Photography

Gary said...

Great tour of the area!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

eileeninmd said...

Hi Joe, wonderful photos of the waterfalls. My hubby would love to see them, he really loves waterfalls. I love the last shot of the sunset, a beautiful sky capture.

Sylvia K said...

Gorgeous captures, Joe!! My daughter lives in Michigan and I have enjoyed a couple of camping trips there! These brought lots of great memories! I do love the waterfalls, they're breathtaking! And what a sunset!! No better way to end a day -- any day! Thanks for sharing your trip!! Have a great week!

Sylvia

wenn said...

great..I love waterfalls and sunsets.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Great trip and wonderful waterfall collection (both pix and quotes). Loved it all. The sunset is gorgeous! Thanks.

Tony Letts said...

there's something about waterfalls which brings out the worst in my bladder :)

Vita Stunder said...

Beautiful series!

Hagemor said...

Lovely watery

EG Wow said...

Wonderful!

hamilton said...

You have some beautiful waterfalls up your way.
And yes, the moving water is not very good for the mosquito larvae, which is so very good for us!

Bridget Larsen said...

You have captured some wonderful fall pictures and thanks for the waterfall links
Bridget #12

HOOTIN ANNI said...

Beautiful waterfalls! I love the 'action' shot of the boy taking a 'leap of faith' AND...LOVE the image of the bald eagle in the treetop.

My Wednesday Post is: BOB HALL PIER on North Padre Island

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

So many excellent photos ~ love the waterfall ~~namaste, carol (A Creative Harbor) linked w/Watery Wed

Jenn Jilks said...

What grand photos!
We have more snow on the way. sigh.
And, yes, I think it will be an early break-up. Lots going through the ice into the water!
Cheers from Cottage Country!

Michigan Camera Shop said...

Great Photos! Roadside waterfalls are my favorite!