Isle Royale - Day 1

The next stop in our two week vacation was Grand Portage, Minnesota where we were to board a boat for a week-long liveaboard diving the shipwrecks of Isle Royale.

We pulled in on Sunday afternoon, ready for a week of hardcore shipwreck diving on Isle Royale.  Grand Portage is an Indian Reservation on the shores of Lake Superior in Northern Minnesota.  When the fur trade was in full swing, this was a major hub of activity.  Today, it's a quiet town with a National Monument commemorating...

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Exploring Part 3: Minnesota

Exploring Part 3: Minnesota

After we left the Porkies, our next stop was Duluth, Minnesota.  I have never been to Duluth but Aaron has.  Finding a hotel proved difficult since there was a reggie festival and a bike race that weekend.  So, we camped.  I managed to find a campground on the south-ish side of Duluth and we stayed there.  However, running a few errands to grab... 

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Exploring Part 1: The UP

Exploring Part 1: The UP

Since Aaron and I had a week of time to kill between finishing up diving in Munising and getting on the boat for Isle Royale in Grand Portage, we decided to spend some time in the UP doing things that we never got around to doing (or had the time to do) while we were attending Michigan Tech.  Fair warning...

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