Christopher with the falls in the background.
This was taken from our hotel suite... we had a fabulous view of the horseshoes falls.
This was the view from the window... without son and heir in it!! How brilliant is that? We were on the 19th floor and looked straight down onto the Canadian side of the falls. (The Canadian Falls or Horseshoe Falls are by far the prettier and more magnificent out of the two and I am glad we chose to see them from the Canadian side rather than going over the border to the US of A... which would have been difficult as Christopher has the old style passport and they aren't accepted in the US anymore).
These are the US Falls... taken from the Maid of the Mist boat.
This is the Maid of the Mist heading into the falls.... and yep, we got very wet!!
See? Very wet... and those bin liners they give you to wear don't help if you get caught in a rain storm prior to doing the trip... in fact, if I had fallen in, I could not have been any wetter...
This is the Spanish car that carries you over the Falls... it was great and I wasn't scared at all!!
Chris and I when we broke for lunch... I'm a scrapbooker... it is mandatory to have lots of cheesy photos!!
Then we did a helicopter flight over the Falls... it was a great way to see them!
Coming in to land...
Christopher down at the edge of the falls... the week before we arrived a young Japanese tourist fell in from this area and they didn't find her body for 4 days... we still saw people that were prepared to climb and get really close to the edge, which just seemed insane to me! Poor Christopher... he knows he can't argue with me and the camera and the majority of the time just gives in gracefully!! ;)
This was the view from the helicopter... it was amazing viewing it from above and the spray goes so far up in the air... the entire town is very humid from it.
Me in the helicopter... and not looking at all scaredy cat for someone that doesn't do heights!
We also went up the Skylon Tower and had a fantastic vantage point for both the US and the Canadian Falls.
and the Canadian Falls from the Skylon Tower.
Christopher up the Skylon Tower overlooking the Falls.
We had a fabulous time and managed to see the falls from almost every possible angle!!