Month: October 2021
Morning at the Foot of Sugarloaf Mountain, Frederick
It was a cool morning with temperature in the 40’s F or 6-7 degrees C. I decided to drive around the country side after breakfast to find anything interesting for photograph. I stopped at the small pond at the foot of Sugarloaf Mountain. There were […]
Autumn Leaves at Owens Creek, Thurmont, Maryland
This small creek along Rodney Road is one of my favorite spots for taking autumn leaves on the rocks and banks of the creek. Rodney Road Covered Bridge, one of the three covered bridges in Frederick County accrosses the creek less than a mile downstream.
Traverse City, Michigan
This was the last stop for our 17-day autumn photo tour of Michigan. Traverse City, a chaming small town is located on the northwest edge of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. It is a hub for foodies, wine connoisseurs, outdoor enthusiasts, and cherry lovers. Surrounded by water, […]
Mackinac Bridge, long-span suspension bridge, spanning the Mackinac Straits from the Upper to the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, is the third longest suspension bridge in the United States, after the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge; it is the 25th longest in the world. It was built in 1950’s and open for […]
Saint Ignace, Michigan
St. Ignace is located along Lake Huron in the Upper Peninsula on the northern side of the Straits of Mackinac. St. Ignace serves as a gateway to the state’s Upper Peninsula for travellers coming from the Lower Peninsula, as the city is at the north end of the Mackinac Bridge, opposite of Mackinaw […]
Tahquamenon Upper Falls, Michigan
We visited Tahquamenon Upper Falls on the way to Sault Ste. Marie from Munising. The upper falls are more than 200 feet across and drop approximately 48 feet. The water is notably brown in color because of tannins that are leached from the cedar swamps which the […]
Hiawatha National Forest – 3 – Seney NWR
We visited Seney National Widlife Refuge (NWR) not too far from Munising. The landscapes were beautiful with some showing of fall colors. However, we did not see many birds except some trumpeter swans scattered in different ponds in the Refuge.
Hiawatha National Forest – 2 – Doe Lake Road
Wile driving on Doe Lake dirt road we encountered the most striking autumn scene on the lake. The bare white birch trees without the leaves but with white trunks presented such strking view that stood out in the surrounding fall colors.
Hiawatha National Forest – 1 – Moccasin Lake
Hiawatha National Forest covers much land area of the Upper Michigan Peninsula and it is the place to explore the beauty of fall colors. Our first area to explore was the Moccasin Lake, only a shore drive from Munising where we stayed. The fall colors […]
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
We stayed at Munising, MI on Lake Superior for four days as a base to tour the Upper Michigan Peninsula, especially to explore the foliage in Hiawatha National Forest. But first to tour the nearby Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore anf Laughing Whitefish Waterfalls.