The Naked Green

2005.8.11 Thursday

Makinac Island

Filed under: Vacation — Mr. Green @ 9.47 am

Yesterday, Jamie’s parents took us at their own expense to Mackinac island. It’s a place with lots of history and peculiar in its ban of vehicles. That’s right, the majority of travel on the island is done by bikes and horse drawn carriages. It has many beautiful homes including the governors summer mansion and a historical fort the British built during the revolution.

Thanks to our parents’ generosity, we were able to experience a catamaran ferry ride, a horse drawn carriage tour topped with ice cream! Jamie and I even rode a tandem bike and, along with Jessica, we rode the eight miles around the island. I couldn’t help slipping into the cool, clear water half way around the island which made for some strange looks as I rode into the downtown section in my dripping underwear! Back in Mackinaw City, we had to have a family supper of delicious Pasties before heading home to sleep.

1 Comment »

  1. Yeppers…it was a “beautiful memorable day” for all of us…& the Pasties at the end was a real treat!!! Wish I had one now…lol

    Comment by Mom In Michigan — 2005.9.24 Saturday @ 6.12 pm

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