Call of the Fall part 2

We biked around the perimeter of the island one day, approximately 7 miles. We took a picnic lunch along to eat about half way through. It was a cool but sunny day.

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The water around the island was crystal clear!

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Another day we walked a big loop through and around town.

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The Grand Hotel is indeed grand! The cost to stay here could also be considered grand.

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The stables where all the horses/carriages are kept.

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The Governor of Michigan’s island vacation home:

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For some people, Mackinac fudge is their thing.

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The ice cream with fudge available on the island was definitely my thing! 🙂

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One evening as the evening light was waning, I walked into town to get some pictures. These are some of my favorite from this island!

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This was taken on a Saturday evening. The crowds of the day had apparently been there only for the day. These streets were bustling with people earlier that day but were quite by evening.


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Like I said, fudge is a really big thing here.

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And my very favorite evening shot!

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Here’s a travel photography tip for you … If you don’t have a tripod along to take a slow shutter speed shot like the one above (1/20th of a second), find something to lean up against, take a deep breath, and shoot. Or prop your elbows against your stomach, take and deep breath and shoot. Or find something stationary to lay the camera on.

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