Blog Posts - Lake Superior



National Parks Birthday – 100 This Month! (Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore)

In Celebration of our National Parks Birthday which turns 100 on August 25th, here are shots of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It is named such because if the dells rock formations along the Lake Superior coast...

Lies and Half Truths about Great Lakes Water Use

Recently the blogosphere and news sites have been bristling that Barak Obama somehow has just now starting to allow water from Great Lakes region to be pumped and sold to China. What’s worse is that none of these blog authors are checking the facts...
by Thumbwind on Jul 18, 2016

famous lake in the US-Canada Border

famous lake in the US-Canada Border – Vacation after a long activity is always activities undertaken by those people who work all day. they take advantage of the time off to relax and refresh their minds. Enjoy..
by hotel travel on Jun 23, 2016

Wandering Along: Trek America Canadian Roadtrip Day 16

Oh holy crap I cannot tell you how good it feels to be on this side of yesterday.It's been one of those weeks. You know when you say yes to everything and then suddenly realise it all seems to need doing at the exact same time, procrastination or not...
by La Lingua on Mar 19, 2016

The Agawa Rock Paintings: Trek America Canadian Roadtrip Day 15

When you've been dragged out of your tent for an early morning hike, this is probably the last thing you want to see:But we were on our way to view the Agawa Rock Pictographs, similar in style to cave paintings but out in the open air instead. They'r...
by La Lingua on Mar 9, 2016

Reminiscing

Silvery moonbeams Illuminated the violet sky As sultry waves Kissed the silhouetted shore Twilight had awakened Inviting stars to burst forth Unveiling constellations Which were once hidden by majestic brilliance Luminescent auroras Playfully danced...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Mar 9, 2016

Reaching Lake Superior: Trek America Canadian Roadtrip Day 14

The day we reached Lake Superior fell on our 4th anniversary.We greeted the violet tinged morning at what felt like an earlier hour than usual, due to having passed through two time zones in the past few days alone. Tents were packed and thrown into...
by La Lingua on Mar 6, 2016

Lake House Transforms Family’s Campsite in Wisconsin

Sometimes we find ourselves dreaming of a lake house where we can relax with the family. This unusual version, characterized by a dark facade, was designed by architect David Salmela as a place to both gather and escape. What used to be the fami...
by khairuddinuad on Oct 29, 2015

Back in the Saddle

And holding on for dear life. My vacation week was great – although too short to see everyone I’d have liked to have seen or to do all that I wanted to do. I only got to take my kayak out ONCE. At the same time when I came back I felt lik...
by Jenyfer Matthews on Aug 16, 2015

Another adventure…

I am currently away exploring once more.  This time I am visiting Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands.  I am hoping to see the Perseid meteor shower and maybe some northern lights.  I will continue my posts when I return … Continue reading...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Aug 11, 2015

For Ever, and Ever, and Ever

One of the strange thing about living in the world that it is only now and then one is quite sure one is going to live for ever and ever and ever. One knows it sometimes when one gets up … Continue reading →...
by Stories & Soliloquies on May 27, 2015

Pushing the limits again on the trail

If you are looking for one of those badges of honour hikes, or hikes to brag about when your older, the Pukaskwa Coastal Trail fits the bill. Located on the North Shore of Lake Superior, it is a 60km mammoth hike of rugged terrain, perilous sea cliff...
by theplanetd on Sep 23, 2014

The Perfect Getaway on Lake Superior’s North Shore

Wawa. It's the town so nice they named it twice! Wawa is a small town on the North Shore of Lake Superior. Famous for the giant Canadian Goose statue overlooking the Trans Canada highway, it is a must stop on everyone's travel itinerary when driving...
by theplanetd on Aug 12, 2014

In Search of the Woodland Caribou

We didn't realize that woodland caribou existed in Ontario before we started planning our trip to the Slate Islands off the North Shore of Lake Superior. We also didn't realize that there was a difference between the caribou that we all know and asso...
by theplanetd on Aug 3, 2014

Check Out the Frozen Great Lakes (PHOTO)

Everyone has rightfully complained about the cold that has gripped a good portion of the nation this winter. On Tuesday, CNN tweeted a aerial space photo of the five Great Lakes. According to the caption, they are “90.5 percent frozen.” .
by Prune Juice Media on Mar 4, 2014

The Weekend House Offers Some Jaw-Dropping Views

The Weekend House Offers Some Jaw-Dropping Views If you’re fond of simplistic designs “painted” in white or black (or both), I think I might have a very alluring residence for you. The Weekend House sits on the North Shore of Lake Superior in...

Lake Superior Provincial Park is …

Lake Superior Provincial Park Traces of ancient volcanic activity can be seen in rock outcrops near Red Rock Lake and several other sites. The oldest artifacts found date to approximately 500 BC. At Agawa Rock, near the mouth of the … Continue...
by What is this ? on Jul 28, 2013

Interior Details of the 7 Barn House

A couple of weeks ago, we had the wonderful pleasure of being invited up to stay at this magnificent place that sits on the South shore of Lake Superior in Northern Wisconsin. It’s a house, that looks like a barn, and was constructed by repurpo...

The Story of the 7 Barns

Last week I showed you some fun things we did during our ‘Weekend in the Country’ time… here’s where we were headed from Hayward, WI… This photo is from: www.lakesuperiorbarn.com Isn’t it beautiful? This is a huge house, (that you can ren...

lake superior north shore [video]

this is a sweet video made using a Hoverthings HPV with a GoPro video camera to capture stunning views of the north shoreline of Lake Superior in northern Minnesota. a few of the areas that are in the video: Temperance River, Cascade River, Tettegouc...


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