Travel Blogs from Niagara Falls
... island), and on the other is the Horseshoe Falls (which is in Canada).
Views from the Canadian side are much better, but it was cool standing at the top of the falls in the US looking down. Even wandering around the island was nice.
Then it was back to the hotel to grab our bags, and then up to the centre of town - which is completely dead; ...
... was taken and we think it is quite good so we pay the $25 to get them. We take a break and find some steps to sit down on. The water is good and I drink it quickly. Our next task is to move the car. We have an hour until our next adventure.
The parking on Clifton Hill seems to be readily available, and yes, it is only $15 for the entire day. I wish we had known about this before we paid $30 for three hours. Maybe there ...
One of the highlights of my trip to Canada was Niagara Falls. Probably it's the most famous waterfalls of the world and I was eager to see it for a long time. So as soon as I arrived in Toronto, I checked up on a weather forecast and chose a day to go there and planed everything else after that. Besides, I picked out the most popular tour from Toronto. Unfortunately, however, the tour didn't live up to my expectation.
Anyway, they were scheduled ...
... fantastic experience. We then had lunch at the Skylon tower which is a revolving restaurant very high up in the sky. This place gave us the best views of the falls, we were forever stopping eating so we could take more and more photo's ...the Japanese have nothing on me now after today's photo taking effort. Last night we went to a local casino, thought we would put a couple of dollars in to try our luck couldn't understand why the machine kept spitting out our money.....oh ...
... Canadian side, traverses the river above the whirlpool.
Further up the road we stopped to visit Fort Niagara. The fort overlooks Lake Ontario, so we have now seen all five great lakes on this trip.
Originally used by Native Americans for hunting and fishing, the site was subsequently occupied by French, British, and American forces. Its commanding presence on the great lakes meant it played a ...
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