These were taken on my return trip today, so I'll show them in that order.
It was trying to whip up a storm when I left Marquette. Ahead of me was quite dark, but Lake Superior was beautiful. Yes, the three lakes I'm talking about are three of the five Great Lakes. This is looking back toward Marquette.
A couple of hours of driving took me to the south edge of the UP, and now I was looking at Lake Michigan.
The land you see in the distance is the western bulge of the Lower Peninsula. As I headed farther east, The Bridge became visible. In Michigan, one never needs to explain what they mean by "The Bridge." It's the Mackinac (say MACK-in-aw) Bridge which spans the straights of Michilimackinac.
It's comparable to the Golden Gate Bridge. One is longer between the towers, and the other is longer between the anchor points. At any rate, total length with approaches is five miles.
This is one of the few vantage points where you can see the entire bridge.
The third lake? Just on the other side of The Bridge is Lake Huron. Michigan and Huron join at the straights and have the same water level, the only two of the Great Lakes which are equal in elevation.
It's a crazy busy week for me, but I'm home safely, and worked hard this evening. So far so good.
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