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Thursday, October 02, 2008

Tuesday's trip to Niagara Falls


The mist thrown up from Niagra is the first thing you see. It goes hundreds of feet up into the air. Remember, this originates from the bottom of the falls where the water hits the rocks.










The instant we approached the falls, the power was evident. The water is filled with white caps long before it reaches the drop off. The sound is a roar.











A fabulous distance view of the falls - notice how high the mist is thrown into the air.













No picture can do justice to the sight of all this water boiling over the rocks, then plummeting over the side and down to the rocks below. It's the most awesome and awe-of-God inspiring sight Lane and I have ever seen. We just stood there, mouths agape. Lane felt that if we'd turned around here and headed home, the trip would have been worth it.








A light shower fell for a few minutes, and we were rewarded by this fabulous rainbow!!














The bottom of the falls.










It's hard to see, but there's change scattered on these rocks. How do you miss Niagra Falls? Hehehe! It's not that far (a couple feet) from the fence.







Here are a couple of really cool downriver pictures taken at Niagra.


















Back in the good ole' USA!!!
I have lots more pictures from Wednesday and today to download from my camera, but I'm tired!!! I'll post more tomorrow evening or perhaps the next. Love you all and miss you!
donnell

4 flies caught in my web:

Anonymous said...

LOVE your pictures, pinkie! Thank you so much for sharing your trip with us. I look forward to seeing more pics as you post them. love you,
Sheila

Anonymous said...

Hey girl, I was just thinking about how much I enjoy your posts. (I got all caught up -yay! thank you-thank you.*I'm bowing to an invisible audience, don't ya know. hee!) The photos, medical information and earth awareness stuff I really enjoy it all! But the "Pinkie point of View" is the bestest of all. : ) Can't wait to see the rest of your pics. mucho hugs to traveling crew! Love,
sheila

relliott4 said...

Very nice. Always wanted to see that place.

Di said...

Oh, cool. Niagra's on my to see list, too. Was it as aweinspiring as the Muir Woods? As spiritual as an experience? Bet it was romantic. :-D

Di