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The beautiful green colour is apparently caused by the erosive power of the water. It is estimated that 60 tons of dissolved minerals are swept over the Niagara Falls every minute. The colour comes from the dissolved salts and "rock flour" picked up from the limestone bed of the river.
The weather had been overcast and chilly, however April 25th dawned a magnificent sunny day. Just perfect for our ...
To top off the experience we ventured out onto the glass panelled floor. Looking straight down, this was pretty nerve racking.
At the base of the tower there just so happened to be a brewery waiting for us. Couldn’t resist some free tasters.
As we were already in Toronto, therefore in Canada, we decided to visit the Canadian side of the falls. And it turned out to be a good decision as on this side you can see the falls much better. The US-Americans, in contrast, had to built special platforms in order to see anything and not only stand in the middle of the water...
It was a very cold and rainy day in Niagara, but it didn't stop us from getting wet. Or, better said, ...
... the main show. It was as impressive as I expected it to be.
Next we drove on up to Lake Ontario, and to the historic town of Niagara-on-the-Lake. It was quaint, lovely and teeming with tourists. We didn't linger, but instead headed West into the farm country of Southern Ontario. I didn't have a particular route in mind, just tried to keep heading west along the various farm roads I was on (the Sonic has a ...
... my fellow passengers would be an upgrade from greyhound passengers, this hope was lost when the train tannoy announced 'please go to gate C as in cookie or gate D as in doughnut' using that well known universal unhealthy snack phonetic alphabet. I boarded the train in a confusing system with ripped up scraps of paper with your seat allocation on it which came across as hideously disorganised but actually was efficient and in some places genius.
The seats were ...