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The Lake Culture: Up North

Culture Travel Tuesday

Lake at twilight

Destination: Michigan

By Jessica Voigts

(Note from VMB: World wide, I have spotted places where people go to get away.  In Russia, it is dachas in birch tree woods or near water; in Sweden we visited a summer home made from a farmer’s outbuilding, which turns out to be a popular way to craft a rural cabin; in Italy, people flee to the rows of beach chairs lined up along stretches of sea; in Arizona, we flee to San Diego beaches or northern Arizona cabins; and in the midwestern and eastern United States, particularly, there’s the Lake Culture.  As we say farewell to summer, Jessica Voigts brings us a view of the Lake Culture in Michigan.) Continue reading The Lake Culture: Up North

Culture Travel Tuesday Visits Yoopers (Upper Peninsula)

Culture Travel Tuesday

Book Cover: South of Superior
Destination: Upper Peninsula, Michigan

Book: South of Superior by Ellen Airgood

Post by Jessica Voigts Continue reading Culture Travel Tuesday Visits Yoopers (Upper Peninsula)

Guide to Lake Superior

Note: See my exchange article at Wandering Educators about best books to read for Nova Scotia.

[amazon_image id=”0942235746″ link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”medium” ]A View of the Lake[/amazon_image]Destination: Minnesota, Lake Superior

Book: A View of the Lake: Living the Dream on Lake Superior by Beryl Singleton Bissell

A GUEST POST from Jessie Voigts of Wandering Educators.com Regular partner, Jessie Voigts, has let us use a snippet from her review of this book. To read the entire review, quotations from the book and the author interview, go to Wandering Educators

One of my very favorite authors has done it again – written a book so compelling and readable that you feel like you are right there with her, experiencing life, love, and nature on the North Shore of Lake Superior. Continue reading Guide to Lake Superior