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... falls. I did, however, walk around the falls for a bit and looked at this very impressive image they make.
Later in the evening, before heading back to Toronto, we stopped by a beautiful little town called Niagara-on-the-lake for about an hour and had some ice cream and coffee. It's a nice little place that hosts many tourists over the summer and autumn. Therefore it is making an effort to present itself as an idyll, which it definitely succeeds in.
... ever experienced. There's an activity you can chose to do which is called journey behind the falls. You go into an elevator and go down about 200 meters. Once you exit there is on tunnel leading to three exits. I couldn't see much out the first two and you are literally standing behind the Niagara Falls. The intensity and power that the water pushes out it terrifying and beautiful at the same time. The third and final exit got us outside, and right beside the falls ...
... had the greatest bellman ever. After unloading, Dale, Mitch, Jordan and Cooper stayed in the car and drove to the casino just down the road to park. The hotel charges $35 for valet parking and $25 for self parking a night, we can park the car at the casino and leave it there until we leave on Thursday and the total would be a whole $5.00!! I checked in and they gave us a room on the 42nd floor!!! As the check in lady said, "if we were any higher, we would be sleeping on ...
... of the commerce that has grown up around it Cameron did ask early on 'When do they turn the Falls off?'
When we scooted back over the border early on Friday morning, the border guard asked if we had bought anything in Canada - meaning alcohol or tobacco. As Eric said 'No' Cameron piped up from the back seat as we were in the process of winding up the window and the guard still in earshot: 'We bought two postcards!!'. Eric pushed down on the accelerator.
... really early start tomorrow. Onto the bus at 9am and down to our first sight which was the whirlpool. It's a gigantic right angle bend that the water of the falls slams into and then swirls around in before flowing out. Or guide said that due to the amount of water the direction of the whirlpool can change direction sometimes. Our second stop was Tablerock which is a look out right on top of the Horseshoe falls. There used to be a much larger piece of land jutting out into the flow ...