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USA: Michigan waterpump

August 15, 2015 by wandmin

360° panorama by Johan Offermans & Karl Overholt.
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In parkings and parks across Michigan, you can find manual water pumps like the one in this photo where you can get some very tasty natural water from the ground.

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USA: Pere Marquette beach in Muskegon

August 15, 2015 by wandmin

360° panorama by Johan Offermans & Karl Overholt.
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City owned Pere Marquette Beach is a 2.5 mile (4 km) long beach alongside the shore of Lake Michigan in Muskegon, Michigan.  It is the laterest free public beach on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan and offers a long wide stretch of sandy beach which is popular with cyclists, runners and hikers (source wikipedia).The beach also provides beautiful sunsets as can be seen in this photo.

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USA: Muskegon Pier Light and harbor at dusk

August 15, 2015 by wandmin

360° panorama by Johan Offermans & Karl Overholt.
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Panorama taken at the bottom of the operational Muskegon Pier Light or South Pierhead Light in the outer harbor of Muskegon, Michigan. The current Muskegon Pier Light was built in 1903, replacing the main light from 1817.  The site is accessible, but the lighthouse is closed to the public.Across the water, you can see the Muskegon Breakwater Light also lit up. The Muskegon Breakwater Light or South Breakwater Light is a light located on the end of the arm of the Muskegon breakwater surrounding the mouth of the Muskegon channel in Muskegon.The body of water between the two lighthouses and the channel that is visible form the entrance to Muskegon Lake from Lake Michigan.Lake Michigan is one of the five great lakes of North America. It is so big that it has waves, beaches and can have rough weather conditions similar to an Ocean.  It is also used as a major transport for bulk goods through large ships.

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USA: Joy Of Music Statue in Holland, Michigan

August 15, 2015 by wandmin

360° panorama by Johan Offermans & Karl Overholt.
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This “Joy of Music” statue is located in the Alpenrose Park at the corner of 8th street and Central Avenue in Holland, Michigan. The statue was created by George Lundeen and features three musicians and two children singing. There is also classical music playing in the background in the little park.The bronze sculpture is one of 21 such statues at various public and private locations throughout the US.  The artist included himself in the sculpture as the bass player. The other figures were also modeled by his family and friends. You can find more information about the sculpture and its creator here.The statue is dedicated to Edgar D. Prince, a wealthy industrialist who helped to preserve downtown Holland. He died in 1995.Holland is a coastal city in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, US. It is close to Lake Michigan, one of the great lakes.  It was founded by Dutch Americans and celebrates its Dutch heritage with a Tulip Festival in May and various Dutch-themed attractions.

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USA: Seagulls at Traverse City Beach

August 14, 2015 by wandmin

 

360° panorama by Johan Offermans & Karl Overholt.
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Panorama taken in the beach area of the Keith J. Charters Traverse City State Park, a 47-acre state parke in Traverse City, Michigan.  The beach is on lake Michigan, one of the great lakes.  There are many seagulls on the beach which where flying across at the time of this panorama making for a spectacular photo.Traverse city is the largest city in the Northern Michigan region and is a popular toursist destination.

 

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USA: Traverse City Beach

August 14, 2015 by wandmin

360° panorama by Johan Offermans & Karl Overholt.
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Panorama taken in the beach area of the Keith J. Charters Traverse City State Park, a 47-acre state parke in Traverse City, Michigan.  The beach is on lake Michigan, one of the great lakes. Although you would not normally expect waves on a lake shore, lake Michigan is so big that it generates waves.Traverse city is the largest city in the Northern Michigan region and is a popular toursist destination.

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USA: Mackinac Bridge view Park

August 14, 2015 by wandmin

 

360° panorama by Johan Offermans & Karl Overholt.
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View of  Macinac Bridge from Bridge View Park in Point St Ignace. Mackinac Bridge is a suspension bridge over the Straits of Mackinac which connects the upper and lower peninsula of Michigan, USA.  5 Miles in length, for decades, the bridge was the longest suspension bridge in the world. This photo was taken from the upper peninsula. When you cross, you enter the lower peninsula through Mackinaw City.The Straits of Mackinac connects two of the Great Lakes, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron.

 

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USA: Sunset and moonrise over Mackinac Bridge

August 14, 2015 by wandmin

 

360° panorama by Johan Offermans & Karl Overholt.
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Shortly after we experienced a stunning sunset over Mackinac Bridge from Mackinaw city, the moon rose on the opposite side of the straits creating a beautiful view of the last rays of sunshine combined with a full moon rising out of the water.Mackinac Bridge is a suspension bridge over the Straits of Mackinac which connects the upper and lower peninsula of Michigan, USA.  5 Miles in length, for decades, the bridge was the longest suspension bridge in the world. The Straits of Mackinac connects two of the Great Lakes, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron.

 

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USA: Oval Beach

August 12, 2015 by wandmin

 

360° panorama by Johan Offermans & Karl Overholt.
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Oval beach is on Lake Michigan by Saugatuck in Michigan, USA. It is a beautiful sandy beach with fine white sand. The water is here is actually a lake, but due to the size of the lake it has waves like a sea.  Lake Michigan is one of the Great Lakes.In summer, this is a very popular beach with families and gays alike. It is considered on one of the best Gay beaches in Michigan.

 

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USA: Kalamazoo river

August 12, 2015 by wandmin

 

360° panorama by Johan Offermans & Karl Overholt.
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This panorama was taken by the Kalamazoo river in Saugatuck in Michigan, USA. From here, you can take the Mount Baldhead park trail to lake Michigan on the other side of the hill.

 

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