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Jul 27, 2018 - Seul Choix

We drove to Gulliver, MI today to visit the Seul Choix Lighthouse. It located out on a peninsula into Lake Michigan at Seul Choix Point. The French name means “only choice” and was apparently one of the few area of refuge from storms available to early French traders traveling in this part of Lake Michigan. In the late 19th Century the US Lighthouse Board wanted to mark the sheltering harbor and provide a visual waypoint for ships traveling the 100 mile stretch of Lake Michigan between the St. Helena Island lighthouse and the one on Poverty...

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Aug 6, 2011 - Fayette - Manistique - Gulliver

From Whispering Valley RV Park – Rapid River, MI (Upper Peninsula) Today we ended our exploration of Delta County considered the crossroads of Michigan’s UP. This south central upper Michigan area is frequently referred to as the “Banana Belt” due to the temperate climate. Much milder than the rest of the Upper Peninsula Delta County averages 50 inches of snowfall per year compared to 200+ inches along the shores of Lake Superior. A snowfall of 50 inches a year is NOT my definition of “Banana Belt” tropical weather……….my bananas like ZERO...

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