Thursday, June 22, 2006

Connie and Dave vacation on Mackinac Island, Michigan

We arrived on the island on Sunday. The only way to get to Mackinac (pronounced mackinaw) Island is by ferry. This is a picture of Connie on the ferry. It was raining so we were riding inside rather than on the open top deck.
On Monday morning we took the traditional horse carriage tour of the island. There are no motorized vehicles allowed on the island and everyone gets around by horse, bicycle or walking. This was the 3 horse hitch that pulled us for part of our tour.
This is arch rock, one of the stops on the carriage tour.
At the end of our horse carriage tour we toured Fort Mackinac. The fort closed about 100 years ago, but it has been restored as a tourist attraction. Connie tried to see the fort between the cell phone calls.
Fort Mackinac sits up on the bluff and this is a picture of it taken from down below. The yellow umbrellas on the left are part of an open-air restaurant where Connie and Dave had lunch. The view was beautiful and the food and service were very good.

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