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Our holiday trip
Days 6-7-8
The Maid of the Mist 29/29

As the Rainbow Bridge emerges from the water mist, we steer towards the docks. Our adventure on The Maid of the Mist has come to an end.
I hope you enjoyed it!

The Maid Of The Mist will take you on a 30 minute, “thrill of a lifetime” boat ride into the thunder of Niagara Falls. A powerful diesel-engined boat takes you from the Canadian docks past the base of the American Falls, end then into the basin of the magnificent Horseshoe or Canadian Falls. A plastic blue rain poncho is provided to each passenger, yet as you get closer to the the Horseshoe Falls, water rushes all around you as you “soak” in the excitement and explore the roar of The Falls.
The boat takes you to the centre of the Horseshoe Falls basin, where the engines are cut back and the boat comes to a stop. You are so close to the falls that it seems you could reach out and touch the water. As you look up it appears that the water is falling from the sky. The force of the falling water creates a wind that blew the poncho off my head. The roar of the falling water creates a sound that is not just heard but felt as a vibration through your entire body.
The Maid Of The Mist boat ride is an absolute must for anyone visiting Niagara Falls. It will provide you with an experience that will stay with you for your entire life.

(My camera is now within a plastic ziplock bag, with an opening for the lens, wich is secured with masking tape.)
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Comments on this photo:

Oct 10 2006 03:16 GMT wifey
Wow… a must do experience for true!! Excellent tour guiding.
Oct 10 2006 03:28 GMT PhotoPro PRO
thank you for the wonderful tour!

is this a US/Canada bridge?
Oct 10 2006 07:10 GMT hans55 PRO
i must go there someday !!!!!
Oct 10 2006 16:29 GMT Lensvision
Great series John.
Oct 10 2006 17:13 GMT jomoud PRO
yes Bill,
The Peace Bridge connects Canada and the USA, and is a very heavily used border crossing both ways.
Oct 10 2006 21:56 GMT helton
..........Espetacular & REMARKABLE VIEW !!!!!!.........
......THE RAIBOW BRIDGE...is realy an amazing arquiteture Jomoud !!!!!!!.....
Oct 10 2006 23:40 GMT Macfudge
Is this the "..bridge over troubled waters".????? :)
Oct 10 2006 23:45 GMT Milibuh
Great and interesting picture !!!
John ...thanks a lot for your message !!!!
Oct 11 2006 08:41 GMT Colinda
Ik heb jou foto's allemaal bekeken zijn zijn stuk voor stuk prachtig,ook deze serie,bedankt voor het mee laten genieten van jou foto's!!!
Oct 12 2006 19:13 GMT Adamus
A magnificent series.
Oct 12 2006 19:26 GMT Colinda
ps... yes in Enkhuizen indeed!
Oct 12 2006 19:52 GMT Elise
Oct 12 2006 20:58 GMT deanbed
A holiday to remember, great photo's!
Oct 14 2006 17:10 GMT litz
i enjoyed very much on this tour John.......
I'm so grateful to be one of your friends around!!!!!!!!!!!!!