Riverbend Inn and Vineyard
Travel Blogs from Niagara-on-the-Lake
Well...the wedding was just gorgeous, the day was an absolute blast, it rained a bit, but that didn't matter - it will make for better photos!! Us girls spent the night before in absolute luxury at the Riverbend Inn where the wedding was held, its a big white Georgian manor house, really sweet. Ali and I spent most of the night alternating between …
After an hour on the tube/bus we then had another 30 minutes in a taxi to get to our 'local' Toronto RV pick up. Upon arrival we were shown a slightly terryfing video on the do's and dont's of campervaning, we were then shown again on our actual camper and it seemed a little more straightforward. A quick stop at Walmart for supplies and then we hit the road.
After a recommendation from Ali that Niagara itself is a bit tacky we headed to ...
... The kids drop food on the ground and I let them eat it! :) (well, within reason). The hockey arenas are bright, clean, free of mold and are not in shopping malls. The grocery stores smell good and are full of delicious products and choices. Crossing the street with my children does not cause me to go into a state of panic. I have had several doctors’ appointments, blooded taken, x-rays taken and the bill is $0.00. (yet I am still receiving bills from ...
... crossings are required to accomplish this maneuver..
All border crossings went well - no searches..
I am in Niagara Falls, Canada but it does not really feel like Canada. There are more American tourists here than Canadian tourists.Away, way more American tourists than Canadian tourists..
I am in a double bind - the car rentals are not open on the weekend and I need to get a car rental and Niagara Falls is packed with tourists on the weekends - had to go ...
... I have learned a lot while here, gained perspective on New Zealand, and found out the good and the bad of the USA.
The good: convenience, entertainment injected into everything, friendly people, cheap beer and the combination of huge cities and natural beauty.
The bad: sales tax not included in prices, one cent coins, buses, hobos, people who work at Subway sandwiches and Albany.
Also I guess I found out a lot about travelling in general, knowledge that can ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility