Whenever I go to Costco, I always check out the book section. Recently I noticed a book called Lonely Planet The World: A Traveller’s Guide to the Planet. I checked to see if Niagara Falls was listed, and it was, under the section called Canada.
Crowded? Cheesy? Well, yes. Niagara is short, too – it barely cracks the top 500 worldwide for height. But come on, when those great muscular bands of water arc over the precipice like liquid glass, roaring into the void below, and when you sail toward it in a mist-shrouded little boat, Niagara Falls impresses big time. In terms of sheer volume, nowhere in North America beats its thundering cascade, with more than one million bathtubs of water plummeting over the edge every second