About Me

My photo
Here I would love to share with you our travels and adventures as international mushroom consultants. MEMOIRS about husband Pieter Vedder, who was a SCIENTIFIC PIONEER in Mushroom Cultivation Education. His practical handbook is in 8 languages and is called the MUSHROOM BIBLE: https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2020/08/modern-mushroom-growing-2020-harvesting.html

Sunday, July 26, 2015

{Shepler's Mackinac Island, Michigan Ferry}

Okay, from the Best Western Plus Dockside Waterfront Inn with their extremely courteous staff, we got picked up by a FREE Shuttle, courtesy of Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry
FERRY BOARDING
To the left is the building where you can exchange your online SheplersFerry tickets for the real ones.
There only was one thing that they ought to list on line: the FREE Shuttle from and to the hotel!
Such a great courtesy and important for knowing up front.
We did book us the Ferry/Carriage Tour Packages and I can only highly recommend that to anyone!
Since Pieter's heart cramps around my Mom's death in January, it would perhaps be too much for him to walk the island. But this was perfect!
We were so lucky with the sunny weather on June 3!
Blue sky as you can see.
We sat on the upper deck, once we did board.
Of course it is very windy on the open water but it was not cold.
On the way back we did go inside though.
This is Mackinac Bridge from Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry photo.
You can read more about Mackinac Bridge here as it is an enormous span of 26,372 feet or 8,038 meters. Just click on the pink hyperlinks for info.

See you on the other side, on Mackinac Island!

Related links:
{505 S Huron Avenue, Mackinaw City, Michigan} | previous post by me
{Delta Annual Companion Certificate Flight to Detroit, Michigan} | previous post by me


11 comments:

  1. that last photo is just wonderful! glad you were able to take the tour.

    ReplyDelete
  2. I love ferries and both of you look wonderful. Yes, good idea they should specify that the shuttle to and from the hotel is free too! What a fun trip, I'm so happy you guys got the chance.
    Beautiful images too.
    Enjoy your weekend.
    FABBY

    ReplyDelete
  3. Liebe Mariette,

    die Fotos sind sehr gut gelungen.
    Sonnige Grüße
    Elisabeth

    ReplyDelete
  4. Dearest Mariette; Oh My!!! What a fun trip and I'm SO glad you two could have an enjoyable time considering what you mentioned♪ Such a wonderful chance to take the special tour. Yes, the last picture is gorgeous and makes us wish to have a trip♡♡♡ 

    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my Dear friend in America, xoxo Miyako*

    ReplyDelete
  5. To book a tour is always fun, they know the great places to visit and it is very relaxed not to figure out everything yourself.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Bonjour Mariette
    Il est vrai que vous avez eu un temps merveilleux ! de quoi faire de belles photos.
    Bon WE chère Mariette
    Grosses bises

    ReplyDelete
  7. Dear Mariette, so nice to see both of you looking happy and enjoying your time at this beautiful place. Your hotel (I scrolled down...), looks wonderful, especially that rose carpet! I love ferry rides - there is always a sense of adventure when you are taking a ferry! Such beautiful blue water and the bridge is incredible. Looking forward to seeing the island with you! Hugs xo Karen

    ReplyDelete
  8. Dearest Mariette,
    You had wonderful time of perfect relaxed with both of you! Have a fun good photos.
    Hugs and lots of love to both!
    Michiko

    ReplyDelete
  9. Ferry ride to the island and carriage ride there! Sounds lot of fun! I'd get a carriage ride, too, if I go there. That's a great way to do sightseeing. Looks like it was a very nice sunny day. The ferry ride must have been very pleasant on the upper deck!

    ReplyDelete
  10. Hello, Mariete.
    So glad to see that both of you had a wonderful time together ! You are beautiful in your pink wearings and blue shoes!! The last photo is just gorgeous.
    Enjoy your new week!

    ReplyDelete

  11. Um passeio agradável com lindas fotos.

    Boa semana!!!
    Beijinhos.ჱه° ·.
    ❤˚° ·.

    ReplyDelete

Thanks for your visit and comment.

Mariette...

MARIETTE'S BACK TO BASICS © 2009. All rights reserved - Text and images may not be copied for distribution or sale.

213 Countries visited with 277 flags since:

free counters

Total Pageviews

Blog Archive

Google Analytics

Labels

4th of July (8) Accordion (6) Advent (20) ALL SAINTS DAY | ALL SOULS DAY (2) Aluminum Roofing (11) Amaretti cookies (15) American Airlines (4) American Mushroom Institute (2) Angels (117) Angels We Know By Name (11) Arizona (18) Australia (22) Auto Immune Disease (12) Ava Grace's closet (10) Baccarat (1) Baccarat Crystal (62) Backyard Wildlife HABITAT Certificate (8) Barlow Tyrie Capri Lounger (2) Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Jacksonville Florida (2) Bathing Suits (10) BB and L (4) Belgium (2) Benjamin Moore (13) Biking (26) Birthdays (33) Blissful Relationship (91) Blog Award (20) Blog Pageviews (12) Blogger I Admire (31) Blogger Tips (24) Bobèches (4) Bok Tower (3) Bridal Gowns (4) Britex Fabrics (12) Britex Notions (10) Bulgaria (3) Burberry (23) Burberry Tuxedo (3) Bypass Surgery (7) Cable Car (5) Camille Tharaud (9) Campbell Soup (34) Canada (18) Canada Rail Vacations (4) Candles (34) Carbon Footprint (10) Carillon (2) Cat Nurse (1) Cathedral-Basilica Saint Louis (1) Ceramic Chandelier (5) Certified Podologist (2) Chanel (18) Chaperon (5) Cherubs (18) Childhood (14) Chile (6) China (15) Chocolate (32) Christie's (28) Christmas (54) Christofle (28) Christofle (Memoire) David Rosenberg (11) Chronic Kidney Disease (5) Citizen Journalism (5) CitizenM (2) Coffee Cup (2) Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass (8) Communism (14) Conference (22) Congress (28) Consulting (144) Costco (2) Countries visited (38) Courtesy (1) Croatia (1) Curaçao (14) D.S. Mullis (Author) (1) Dad (100) Damixa (7) Danish (6) Daughter (56) De Gaerde (1) Declaration of Independence (4) Delft Polychrome (1) Delftware houses (10) Delta Airlines (11) Denmark (2) Dessert (10) Diabetes (12) Diabetes type 2 (17) Diabetes type 2 Recipe (9) Dialysis (11) Dieng Plateau (2) Dining with Royalty (1) DMC (28) DNA (4) Doensen Sfeerhaarden (2) Domain Name (1) Door Décor (1) Doris Plaster (1) Down Duvets (6) Dupuytren's Contracture (3) Dutch American Heritage Day (5) Dutch King's Day (5) Dutch Queen's Day (4) Dweilen (1) Easter (24) Eco friendly (24) Eco Storage (4) Edible flowers (11) Education (62) Edward Bok (5) Energy Star (7) England (16) Escada (124) Etiquette Training (5) Fairmont Hotels (11) Family (205) Family Memories (66) Filet Lace (12) Filet Lace Embroidered (4) First Lady Melania Trump (2) Fleur de Lys (9) Flower Framers of Cincinnati (23) France (5) FREEDOM (10) French (72) French Country Style (55) French Lavender Sachets (4) Friendship (244) From Pilgrim to President (2) Genocide (2) Georgia (29) Georgia State Flag (4) Germany (9) Gero Zilmeta 528 Menuet (17) Gevaphone (4) Gift from Blogger Friend (36) Gillis Video (4) Giovanni Raspini Charms and Co (42) Giovanni Raspini Silver Desk Items (11) Giovanni Raspini Silver Frames (11) Giovanni Raspini Silver Gifts (17) GIVEAWAY (23) Going Green (35) Graham H. Boonzaaier (5) Grand Canyon (4) Graze Picking (1) Hand Crocheted (97) Hand Embroidered (22) Hand Knitted (23) Hand made Lace (23) Happy New Year (9) Hawaii (4) Healthy Heart (20) Healthy heart recipe (24) Healthy Living (56) Heart Attack (9) Heeroom (10) Helicopter (1) Hermès (1) High Tea (7) Highlights of the Mississippi Cruise (8) Holocaust (1) Hong Kong (7) House Blessing (2) Hungary (16) Hurricane (4) Hyatt (105) I Will Follow Him (1) India (44) Indonesia (41) Interlock Metal Roofing (13) International Workshop & Seminar (2) Irok gallery (13) ISMS (34) Italy (57) Japan (7) Kashmir (8) Kichler Xenon Under Counter Lights (1) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (54) Kruisherenhotel (1) Lace (6) Lacquered Brass Window Decorations (13) Lampe Berger (11) Lampes Berger A Century of History by Gérald Vilcocq (10) Language (46) Last Call by Neiman Marcus (23) Lavender Sachet (4) Le Chameau (2) Le Jacquard Français (35) Leather Coat (2) Leather Garments Factory (12) Leather Shorts (2) Leather Skirt (2) Leather Vest (5) Leprosy Infection (5) Leprosy Project (8) Leprosy STIGMA (7) Limburg (26) Limoges (18) Limoges Table Lamp (7) Log Cabin (6) Logee's (12) Maharaja Amarinder Singh of Patiala (1) Mainstream Media (1) Margraten (6) Marl Caves (11) Mason's Patent Ironstone Mandalay (15) Maximum Baggage Weight (8) Meeting Blogger Friend (8) Mega Task (29) Memorial Day (7) Mexico (18) Miele (12) Millinery (12) Mom (116) Montblanc pens (1) Moral Compass (11) Mushroom Cultivation (54) Mushroom Editorial Review (17) Mushroom Quality Criteria (18) Mushroom Technology Transfer Seminar (9) Mushrooms Canada (3) Mushrooms in our Garden (15) My Boots (25) My French Connection (2) My Hats (18) My Publications (7) My Sewing Creation (51) Nativity Scene (4) New Netherland (2) New Orleans (9) New Orleans School of Cooking (2) New York City (27) Organ (10) Original Content (20) Ormolu (6) Our Balcony (15) Our Bathroom (8) Our Bird Feeders (7) Our Bird Houses (15) Our Bridges and Wood Trail (51) Our Canine (28) Our Dutch Clock (3) Our Felines (140) Our Fiberglass Window Boxes (29) Our Flower Bulbs (63) Our Flowering Shrubs (129) Our Flowering Trees (28) Our Flowering Vines (30) Our Flowers (59) Our Fragrant Flowers (167) Our Garden (55) Our Garden Critters (66) Our Gazebo (54) Our Greenhouse (18) Our Home (145) Our Life in Indonesia (62) Our Life in Italy (34) Our Magnolias (47) Our Palm Tree (18) Our Pet Squirrel (1) Our Pond (25) Our Pot Plants (43) Our Rose Arbor (5) Our Rose Suite (16) Our Roses (61) Our Shrubs (7) Our Trees (48) P.J.C. Vedder's Memoirs (161) P.J.C. Vedder's Publications (72) Patio (28) Pearls (23) People to People Citizen Ambassador Program (27) Plagiarism (5) Poem (1) Poland (1) Pond's India (23) Pre-Diabetes (9) Prednisone (8) Princess Diana (7) Quercus Virginiana Grand View Gold (30) Quotes (48) Religious Paper Lace (2) Relive (48) Replacements Ltd. (19) REPOUSSE Silver (8) Resilientista (31) Ristorante da Maria (32) Romania (5) Romantic Boxes with Pansies (2) Romantic Rose Boxes (7) Rose Jewelry (10) Rose silverware (60) Rose Stepping Stones (5) Roses (6) Rotary International (5) Royal Mail (1) Saint Nicholas (12) Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th (12) Santa Barbara Plantation (3) Santa Claus (12) Saving Energy (13) Scraped Content (5) Serbia (2) Servitude (1) Silver Knife Rests (18) Sinden Award (12) Singapore Airlines (1) Singing (25) Sinterklaas (10) Skiing (5) Socialism (7) South Africa (20) Spain (1) SPAWN MATE SYMPOSIUM (2) Spectrenoir (92) Storage and Organizing (6) Super Power Readers (4) Sweden (2) Switzerland (13) Table Setting (31) Taiwan (3) Tanner Krolle (4) Tavel (1) Tea (25) Tea Cup (10) Thailand (2) Thanksgiving (10) The Bridge (12) The Netherlands (21) Theodore Haviland France (2) Toile de Jouy (5) Tornado (2) Toyota RAV4 (12) Transparent Acrylic Bolts and Nuts (3) Travel (443) Travel by Rail (24) Tropical Thunderstorms (3) Uncle Bo Whaley (15) UNESCO World Heritage Site (20) United States Citizenship (8) United States Flag (10) Valentine's Day (13) Vases (86) Viking River Cruise (10) Vintage Lampe Berger (13) Vintage Woodworks (31) Vinyl Picket Fence (17) Water Control (18) Wedding (11) Wedding Anniversary (13) WeFie (11) WGXA.TV (3) Wolford (20) Wool Fedora Hat (8) World Bank (1) World Leprosy Day (3) World Polio Day (3) Writing (80) Yves Delorme (6) Yves Saint Laurent (3) Zegna (11)