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Photo Thursday: Serendipity in the Apostle Islands

I spent the Fourth of July holiday sailing with friends in Lake Superior’s Apostle Islands. One afternoon we went out to visit the sea caves on Sand Island. Even though it was a beautiful day during a holiday week, we thought we were the only ones out there. . . until this Voyageur-style canoe slid out of a cave and into open water.

It would have seemed like a mirage, had it not been for the very modern-looking group of young paddlers.

If we had we arrived a bit earlier or later we would have missed this. We would have come here and reveled in the solitude, not realizing that sometimes having a spectacular place all to yourself isn’t as good as it gets! 

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At July 12, 2012 12:10 PM, Anonymous Kymri said...

Yes, the canoe certainly makes for a more interesting composition :)

At July 12, 2012 12:14 PM, Anonymous Debbie Beardsley @ European Travelista said...

Great picture! I have never been to this area but it looks like a great place to visit.

At July 12, 2012 4:28 PM, Blogger Dick Jordan said...

Always wanted to go sailing in this area.

At July 12, 2012 9:54 PM, Blogger Travel Gal said...

It's a great place to sail - although we have been here when it is dead calm and so thick with fog that you can't see past the end of the boat. Still, an amazing experience.

At July 12, 2012 11:26 PM, Blogger Andi at The Particular Traveler said...

Wow, I would never have guessed that this was shot on Lake Superior. It looks like somewhere in the Pacific islands. Gorgeous!

At July 13, 2012 5:50 PM, Blogger Travel Gal said...

Not sure about the Pacific Islands, but it is a beautiful place.

At July 26, 2012 12:31 AM, Anonymous Spencer said...

Looks amazing! I would love to check out this place. It looks absolutely beautiful.


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