Looking over the edge was exhilarating:
I liked the way the light shines through the water as it thunders over the lip:
The town above was a right old eye-sore.
Though offers a nice panoramic view of both falls:
We were amazed how the falls are eroding backwards at a rate of ~1 metre per year. Give it a hundred years or so and they’ll leave the town well and truly behind.
Being a part of the production line leading onto the Maid of the Mist was fun, the ticket price includes a free plastic raincoat (recycled afterwards):
It’s genuinely quite thrilling getting up close and personal to the falls. I particularly enjoyed the moment when the boat makes to turn downstream and starts to ‘ferry glide’:
Further downstream we stopped at various vantage points to take in the view, this massive eddie is known as The Whirlpool:
This dam seemed to be on the US side with most of the visible power lines headed into Canada:
Hao was surprised to read about a battle here between the Americans and the Canadians (actually the Brits during the War of 1812):
After the falls, Niagara by the Lake was tranquil – you could just about make out Toronto and the CN Tower:
Visible to the naked eye, but not done justice by my old camera: