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Month: August 2018

It’s true, It’s true, There are trolls! ?>

It’s true, It’s true, There are trolls!

We traveled over the Mackinac Bridge into the lower peninsula and sure enough we did find evidence of  trolls!         And they some enterprising little people!     And yes we did get the T-shirt.           I always forget how pretty the Mackinac Bridge is.               But here are some interesting things I learned on this trip: The Mackinac Bridge is currently the fifth longest suspension bridge in…

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What is the difference between a Yooper and a Troll? ?>

What is the difference between a Yooper and a Troll?

The state of Michigan is broken up into two peninsulas – the Lower Peninsula and the Upper Peninsula. They are connected together by the Mackinac Bridge. Yooper names the residents of the Upper Peninsula and Trolls are the Lower Peninsula. We enjoy staying in the Upper Peninsula at an RV resort called Gitche Gumee because we reserve the end spot right on the water.  This is about as rustic/primitive as we get. Gitche Gumee actualy means “By the big shining sea”  and Lake Superior is all of…

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