Hello from Ludington!

Hello Everyone!

This is Nellie writing:

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Jacky has been having fun at Camp Doll Diaries but hasn’t had a chance to post anything.  I took advantage of her absence because I went to Ludington, Michigan with Kirsten!  We stayed in a cute little wood cabin where Kirsten felt right at home:

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We didn’t spend much time in the cabin except to eat and sleep because there was so much to do outside! Ludington has a fantastic state park with tons of hiking trails that are all different; one trail takes you way up on the ridges of sand dunes, another trail is walking inches from lakes, swamps, ponds, and streams, another leads to a lighthouse.

Kirsten and I packed our backpacks and headed out on the trail.

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We were surrounded by beautiful trees and wildflowers. 006 096

We stopped to rest on a log and had a drink and some snacks.

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“What do you want to do after this hike?” Kirsten asked.

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“Well, I think it would be really fun to visit the lake and go swimming or boating,” I responded.

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So after the hike we went to the lake.  Ludington has two lakes; Lake Michigan of course, and a man-made lake called Lake Hamlin.

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It’s a smaller lake than Lake Michigan, so we decided to rent a boat there. Here we are at the dock.

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“Do you want a motor boat or a canoe?” I asked.

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“A motor boat sounds better since you don’t have to work as hard! Plus, those oars look a lot taller than I am!” Kirsten laughed.

We took a seat on the boat.  Kirsten actually sat on the oars that weren’t needed since we had plenty of fuel.

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We road around the lake and felt the cool breeze on our faces.

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We saw some swans and their babies in the reeds.

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We past by the big Hamlin Dam.

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Then, we stopped at the beach and I changed into my bathing suit and went swimming! Here I am drying off on the sand.

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On our way back, we saw a beautiful sunset.

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The colors were just spectacular!

Then we walked back to our cabin and had a really fun pajama party!

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I hope you get a chance to visit Ludington.  It is such a beautiful place!  Do you have a favorite vacation spot? Let us know in the comments!

I’m pretty sure Jacky will for sure be posting next week!

Signing off!

Nellie

 

 

 

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About jackylina

Hi, I'm Heather (the human) and Jacky (the doll) wanted us to start a blog together about all the dolls in my room. I collect 18"dolls such as American Girl, Carpatina, Magic Attic, and Kidz n Cats. I love dressing them up and creating photo stories for you to enjoy! I'm a Christian and you will see a Christian influence in this blog because I can't help glorifying the Lord!
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