Knights Inn Flamingo
Travel Blogs from Niagara Falls
... and we could hardly see 2 feet in front of us - I know what you are thinking - why didn't we just turn around then and there but this is another one of those "Alice in Wonderland rabbit-hole moments" and despite my total fear, we kept walking (well trying to walk) maybe our brains had frozen and we couldn't think logically!!!
So, we are standing on the corner of E84th & 1st Ave looking up and down the road and there was not a single car on ...
... in hand and our blue ponchos that made everyone look like blue rubbers- we boarded the Maiden of the Mist, a boat that goes out on the water all the way close up to the American and Canadian falls. It was definitely a highlight for us both. We then walked a little further to walk behind the falls (Journey beyond the falls) and watch an animated movie on the creation of the falls (Niagara's Fury) This was followed by a ...
... the falls until nearly 8pm.
I took a taxi to cross to my accommodation on the Canadian side, and am still not sure if I should have booked the train to the Canadian station. The conductor told me that it would be quicker and easier to get through customs checkpoints at the border when in the taxi than at the other end with everyone from the train. The American side I was driven through is the town that tourists forgot, and has so many boarded up businesses ...
... sale or pawning our camping gear. In the end, we ended up just donating it all to charity even though we had spent at least $400 on it. We weren't in the position to hold onto it any longer.
We spent the rest of the day accessing our options and waiting for the guy to call us back. Around 6pm, he called and we drove down to meet him at his business and complete the transaction. Half an hour later, he drove us back to our motel and that was ...
... One of our group had been given a tip-off that the lower deck was better than the upper deck as it gave you a more dramatic perspective of the immense size of the falls: most tourists headed straight for the top and ended up packed in like sardines, so down below we luxuriated in our freedom to stroll around and see the falls from all angles from different parts of the boat. The bottom deck was much, much dryer, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking