Crystal Inn on the Parkway
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... so they must be going back and forth from the yard.
I thought it would be scenic but pretty much the entire ride was industrial. There were metal recycling or demolished concrete depots all along the ...
... side, alas we weren't allowed to leave the bridge on the American side as we didn't have a visa, Andy was slightly worried that we were going to be stuck on the bridge for 2 weeks like the actor Tom Han
ks in 'The Terminal' , but I had done my homework and knew all we needed to get back into Canada was our passports, which I had checked several times that morning to make sure they were in my bag. Sure enough we had to go through a proper customs check to get back ...
... deafening. Then over to Horseshoe falls which you sail right into the mist.
These were incredible as the boat turns to give you a better view so the waves of spray consumes the boat and all of us.
Soaking everything nothing escapes.
Did the boat trip twice awesome, the noise and the power of the water is amazing.
We followed this up with the walk under falls, which is along man made tunnels out on to ...
... and so had bought my "Adventure Pass" the day before at CAA (which saved enough to pay for the parking), so I was set to go. The first thing I did was the "Journey Behind the Falls," which gets you deep down and, duh, behind the falls. It's very wet, and very, very LOUD.
[Right] From there, you can go around to a viewing platform that's just at the right edge ...
... to see that either. Next we headed to the 4D experience of Niagara fury, that was interesting. It explained how the falls became in a video and then we went into another room where they had a simulator of the falls and mist and a screen taking you through the area, it was as if you were standing up against them. Cold and wet we headed to Starbucks to warm up and to use the free wifi. We got recommended to the to coco cabana, a Brazilian restaurant where they come around ...