Sunday, February 01, 2009
Down by the river
We had a gorgeous sunny day with relatively balmy temps today (high 30s), perfect for a drive I had to take anyway. Everybody knows what Niagara Falls looks like—and that the best, fullest view of it is from the Canadian side.
But there are also the rapids and the gorge, which look just as wonderful from either side. In fact, I think the American side offers easier access to a lot of this part of the river; it’s not as built up, that’s for sure.
I wandered around the upper rapids for a while and got some shots looking toward the Rainbow and Goat Island bridges. Then I drove down to Whirlpool State Park and got some shots looking down at the gorge. There were few sightseers and a biting wind.
Finally I stopped by my former workplace and admired it in the snow with its little evergreens protruding here and there. I have a full slideshow here. It was a good day—for winter.