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... while had a laugh over our mishaps. Richard wants to go home not a happy chappy. John is going to get the license numbers for Microsoft 2013 and Titanium Virus Check for my laptop and I will get Ben to do this all when we go back to Marg's.
Lazy dinner of Bacon and eggs watched some TV and went to bed which was lovely and comfy. Once again had to put on nightshades and earplugs (security light outside on all night and clock in lounge has a loud ...
Today we were at the beautiful site of Niagara Falls. As this was such a popular tourist location we firstly wanted to head to the Maid of the Mist. We bought our tickets, picked up our souvenir ponchos and climbed onboard. We choose to stand right at the front at the bow of the boat and we got underway. The falls were spectacular and being so close to them was immense. We headed into the mist of the Horseshoe Falls and we got soaked, but our ponchos saved us! Back on dry land we walked ...
... wooden walkways which you can walk around. I assume that's why they called them walkways.
As I stood at the railing, I was a mere 6 metres from the billowing torrents of the Bridal Veil Falls. The rushing waters loomed above me, dousing me with a generous spray as I faced the thundering falls head-on. I can see why it is called the 'Cave of the Winds' because it sure as hell was blowing 40 *******s.
The uppermost deck is called the 'Hurricane ...
... rain so we walked back down the trail with a little protection from the woods.
After a nice three hour walk, we got back in the truck for our last trip to the falls. We did stop by a few places on the way. One was the floral clock – a big clock at a 45 degree angle with flowers all around it. Reminded me of Hindi Movies shot in Switzerland. And most of the tourists here were Asian. Just a bit down the parkway is the hydroelectric station. Since the both of us really ...
... as we watched the landscape changing from the Ice Age. We went through 10,000 years in about 15 minutes, with snow, rain (we were given rain ponchos), a violent storm and back to present day. Rails were provided as you needed to hold on to keep your balance as it was quite a tilt. It was amazing.
In blue rainproof ponchos (this time with sleeves) we headed for the ‘Maid of the Mist’ boat and ...
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