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- Continental Breakfast
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Travel Blogs from Niagara Falls
... tongue out for a taste! There was lots of floor shaking and water spraying as the movie reenacted the creation of the falls, and some tilting of the floor, similar, but by no means as impressive, as Flyover Canada in Toronto.
We handed our blue ponchos back and had a bit of relaxation time before our next adventure, Jonathan just had to try a North American hotdog from a hotdog stand. Didn't taste all that different to back ...
... in the end as the paths were not very well signed and time was of the essence. Maybe the 'full Monty' walk on another day?
And so back to base, to rest briefly before supper, another Denny's feast for seniors. Our final action-packed day activity was a last look at the Falls by night, crudely illuminated by searchlights. The illumination did at least make the Falls visible, but the noise on its own betrays their awesome presence.
Bed and blog despite the Viagra! ...
... from the area in which we were in. We then headed down to the bottom to get on the maid of the mist. In 2008 when i was here i missed out on the boat because it was too late in the season. We checked in for the maid of the mist, got our pink plastic things and then got on for a 30 minute cruise around the falls. We went past the Canadian falls and then USA falls, taking pictures and getting wet. We then got back to shore. We now had 45 minutes ...
... one of the double beds and sat up chatting and eating. We were all tired though and soon opted for sleep (only after checking out the gymnastics competition at the Commonwealth games, of course!)
A few things I forgot to mention about the hotel: the lady who checked us in said it was a $25 fee for a carpark, you had to pay if you wanted wifi upstairs, complimentary breakfast (what's that? $13 thanks!) the airconditioner was so loud we awoke with a start every time ...
... to self; Next time before embarking on a massive road trip please make sure desired attractions are actually open for season!!!! Due to the harsh winter both Maid of the Mist and Cave of Winds were both closed, thinking about it it was rather obvious with all the snow and ice and the boat wasn't even in the water! Oops! Never mind these things happen, we went straight back over to Ontario, where you can go beneath ...