Vinod drove us.
The first landmark of importance that we came to was probably this.
We watched the movie Blind Side.
Those in the back seat had the best view of the screen
The houses along the way were interesting
Pit stop at McDonalds in Bradford Pennsylvania
More interesting houses
We reached our destination, a house that we have rented for two nights. We left our things in the house and headed off to the Falls.
Everything was quiet and we thought that we would not be able to see anything more tonight. The view of the Canadian side was lit up and attractive.
And we could HEAR the Falls.
And we were happy taking photos in the cold. (Our phones refused to obey any instructions given with gloved fingers. So all those who were taking pictures wore only one glove.)
Then Vinod guided us towards the actual falls about half a kilometer away, crossing two bridges and turning left, from where we were. He informed us that they usually had fireworks in the evenings too, during weekends.
Don’t miss the matching scarves and gloves.
As we walked we could hear the dinning roar and saw more and more of the river that fed the falls.
Even from a distance we could see the spray from the falls lit up by the coloured lights.
Soon we saw the magnificent Falls.
Though the Falls is on the US side, the view from Canada is probably better because they can see the Falls in its entirety. But to be close to the water and hear the thundering sound is also nice.
It was past 6:35 p.m. and we had not seen the fireworks as yet. Not only was it cold, but we felt a few drops of rain fall. So we proceeded back towards the car.
We had not quite reached the car when the fireworks began. We stood and watched from where we were.
After dinner (readymade masala dosai and masala ravai dosai with chutney and Snickers for dessert) my companions sat down to play as is their custom. Which naturally means that it is blogging time for me.