|Copper Harbor -Departure Dock|
This has probably been the most difficult and expensive journey yet taken in pursuit of awesome views and remaining natural places. But of course it was worth it.
|Centered on the IR Queen IV|
Choice of arrival is by boat or seaplane. We chose the 3.5 hour ride over Lake Superior from Copper Harbor (quaint town for another story). Fortunately the waters were relatively calm as I positioned myself front and center to avoid any motion sickness.
The Lake runs 1000 feet deep and summer temperatures (for two weeks) bring the water temperature to only 50 degrees. Remember this fresh water lake swallows huge tankers like appetifs at a ladies day luncheon.
Does the Edmond Fitzgerald ring a bell.
Designated as an International Biosphere Reserve for it remains isolated from the rest of the world, it is a scientists dream for research and observation.
The alternative method of travel as seen from our canoe.
More from the Shores tomorrow.