Motel 6 Of Hamburg
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... so much glass artifacts one can look at...so took a shortcut to the shops...much better.
I should probably mention that each dinner stop was at a Chinese buffet...has anyone eaten at those place...my recommendation is...don't! The Chinese taste so different in the States, greasy, salty, thick sauces...got to find me a subway outlet!
Oh, almost forgot to mention, I had to travel in a lift which went 200m in 25 seconds!
... for hydroelectric power, and to control the development on both sides that threaten the area's natural beauty.
A team from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dammed the falls in June 1969 in order to clear rock from the base of the falls. Rockslides had caused a significant buildup of rock at the bottom of the American side of the falls, and the engineers were to clean up the rock and repair some faults to prevent eventual erosion of the American side of ...
... the Falls" adventure, where you go down these tunnels they've drilled to go behind the falls, and peek out at the thundering water, just a few feet away. There's a short video of this below. Overall, the Canadian side was much cleaner and more updated than the American side...although the parking was $20!
After buying a lot of maple candy and souvenirs with maple leafs on them, and taking our pictures with a giant stuffed moose and bear, we crossed back to the US side ...
... dinner at an Outback Steakhouse, where the bill for 4 people was $160, plus 20% tax. Things are kind of expensive up here!
We came back to the rooms, and enjoyed our million dollar view of the falls. They are lighted up, starting at 9:00 p.m. Various colors flashed from behind the falls and keep changing colors. Very nice. They go on till until about midnight. But by then we were all asleep.
... ve paid at any other hotel.
Tonight we'll be watching the Tour de France and going to bed to rest up for a hard day tomorrow.
Distance: 80.98 mi - 3,367.55 total
Time: 04:27:54 - 224:46:37 total
Elevation Gain: 958 ft - 100,234 total
Av. Speed: 18.1 mph - 15.0 overall
Av. HR: 127 bpm - 125 overall
Calories: 5,543 - 221,731 total
Flat Tire Count:
Scott - 10
Stephen - 4
Mark - 4