Even at this altitude, there is no escape!
March 30th, 2018
A World Heritage Site, an International Biosphere Reserve, a Wetland, a Refuge, a wonderful way to spend a day – but it was early afternoon when we arrived. The park was deceptively quiet as if taking a nap. But look closely and you might even spot an alligator disguised among leaves.
January 30th, 2018
First of all, with the name. Here I was, thinking all along it was pronounced Gan-a-nók (in my best French accent), until our host let us in with a ”welcome to Gan-ə-nok-way” and put an end to my ignorance.
The quietude and laid-backness. The locals taking a break from the summer madness, before winter kicks in.
The lack of tourists. There must have been no more than ten of us at the time.
Canadian politeness. Much more than just a cliché, Canadians make even road signs seem polite!
October 28th, 2017
At night, the whole area along – and including – the falls, becomes a neon phantasmagoria.
The neon light show inside Galleria (shopping mall), mirrors that of the falls.
I wish I could have stayed awake to see whether the lights change all night.
October 26th, 2017
Canada and the U.S. share the benefits of one of the world’s top tourist destinations with boat tours, walking tours, honeymoon packages, helicopter rides, resorts and casinos and all kinds of development to the detriment of the natural beauty of the environment but to the ultimate excitement of the millions of tourists that flock to Niagara Falls every year.
But for the best armchair views from your private booth you have to cross to Canada and book a ”falls view – high floor” room in one of the major chained-brand hotels that are lined along the Canadian side of the falls. The views are simply hypnotic.
Niagara Falls, ON, Canada
Walking along the ancient path carved through the mountain by water and time.
Air. Earth. Water. Fall. Waterfall. Taller than Niagara Falls, less voluminous after the drier summer months, nothing short of spectacular in the changing light at golden hour.
All images from the Taughannock Falls Gorge Trail, except the very first one, taken from the Overlook View Point.
Ulysses, N.Y. northwest of Ithaca.
October 25th, 2017
We almost missed the lake! Here we were, next to the longest, widest and second deepest of the glacier carved Finger Lakes and we had almost no time left to enjoy it. That’s how enthralled we had been by the beauty of Ithaca’s waterfalls! So, on our way to the most magnificent of them all, the least we could do was make a quick stop at the deserted Allan H Treman State Marine Park; and a second one in Taughannock Point, before entering the Park. It was sunny and cool and – at times – very, very breezy. It was also getting late and we still had a long walk ahead.
October 25th, 2017
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