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... Falls we were staying a little out at a town called Grand Island. The hotel was right on the river and you could see the boats going past. On the way we went down a few different streets and got to see some big, grand houses right on the river. Most had their own private jetty's where they kept their boats and lots were having BBQ's to celebrate. After dinner we headed into Niagara Falls for the fireworks. Of ...
... cubic feet (5,700 m3) per second. Since the flow is a direct function of the Lake Erie water elevation, it typically peaks in late spring or early summer. During the summer months, 100,000 cubic feet (2,800 m3) per second of water actually traverses the falls, some 90% of which goes over the Horseshoe Falls, while the balance is diverted to hydroelectric facilities. This is accomplished by employing a weir with movable gates upstream from the Horseshoe Falls. The ...
The positive is that the scenery is breathtaking; the Falls are spectacular up close. The boat ride on the Maid of the Mist was so fun; too short, not long enough by no means. Journey behind the Falls was unbelievable...I didn't like the fact of being under the falls in a tunnel but it was worth it.
I hope you enjoy the photos.
So we leave for Chicago, Thursday a.m..........until then.
Love, Fran & Rich
... two things;
1: On the down side, all the good trips and tours into and under the falls were closed.
2: On the plus side, there were a lot less tourists around so we got a better view.
The winter schedule also gave us the opportunity to see what happens when the mist rises up from the falls and freezes wherever it lands which made for some for some winter wonderful looking photos.
Knowing that Niagara was to be our last stop ...
... it was the most amount of cheese in a pizza I’ve ever seen. It looked like a quiche it was so thick – again I have photographic evidence of this!!!
On Saturday morning we got up and went up the Sears tower (now called the Willis tower) This was good but the weather wasn’t brilliant couldn’t see that far the fog was still lingering in the distance. We then went to Millennium park to see some statue that looked like ...