Niagara Falls

Trip Start Dec 02, 2011
Trip End Jan 12, 2012

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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Happy 2012 everyone! :)

Time for the next adventure, I'm somewhat behind... Although I had a bit of a warning from Diederik & Anahita about Niagara Falls, it still wasn't what I expected (the warning was that there was a casino and other touristy stuff). The Falls itself are amazing, and although the weather was freezing cold and the water blows right into your face (or was it rain? :) ), the sheer size of the falls is incredible. The stream is so powerful and apparently it is not one of the deepest drops but still very very deep. 

What I didn't expect is that around the Falls there are so many buildings and there is no nature left; they have build all around it and just kept the Falls as the only natural part. It has been turned into a commercial circus which is a big shame. I do need to come back though as it is possible to go with a boat near the Falls and have them all around you (because of the horse shoe shape). 

Afterwards we went to Niagara on the Lake, a cute village with little shops, but the weather still wasn't the best so we didn't stay for too long. 
Anyway, enough talking, as usual the photos say more...!
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Clare on


I got your postcard! :o) :o) Yay! You're right, it's the most classy-sparkly-glittery card I've ever had. Thaaaaaanks! It's really made me smile on the first day back at work :o)

Still loving your blogs and glad the trip is going well.


In Barcelona... on


Yeah charlie! Did u jump in one of those barrels??!

charlie-unicorn on

Yo! Glad you liked it, i was very impressed with myself haha :)

Yeah C, we all jumped, that's why we're all wet!!

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