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the whirlpool

You would think, looking across the Niagara River, that you'd be looking at the US river bank. But you're not; you're looking at the Canadian side even as you're standing on Canadian soil on the other side. This is because of a strange bend in the river. But it's still hard to grasp.
Niagara Falls, Canadian side

November 19th 2012
Hi, All -- Considering that Bob and I got married on this trip, it seemed appropriate that we spend a little time at Niagara Falls, that well known honeymoon place. I wonder if people still honeymoon there . . . The Maid of the Mist vessels, and we could see four -- two on the Canadian side and two on the US side, have been transporting people under the falls since 1854. The first Maid started a ... read more
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Canadian Flag A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more
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