I spent the better part of last week in Niagara Falls. Every January, I run a convention for boardgame enthusiasts. This was my 16th year of doing it. I always take one extra day to tour Niagara Falls, because I love the area.
One of the things I have noticed over the years is the City is making it harder and harder to like them! Parking meters are almost everywhere. Rates have gone up to $6 per half hour, up from $5 last year.
By the Falls, they have reduced the number of lanes to drive from 4 lanes to two and put up a huge barrier to keep you from stopping your car and walking over to the Falls. So, they are forcing you to PARK!
Food prices are outrageous almost everywhere. They tax everything and hotels are charging to park in their lots! I am really starting to dislike the people running the place.
This is a funky ice covered lamp near the edge of the Falls. We are having a mild winter so far, so the ice on the lamp isn't as dramatic as other years.
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The Falls, standing by the edge.
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A view of the Falls from further away with some of the ice on the railings showing. The temps hovered around freezing today.
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Two views of the building at the bottom of the gorge below the Falls.
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