A Visit to Frozen Niagara Falls
Usually, if there is enough snow cover at this time of year, my husband and I make time for snowmobiling. But this month, with severe cold warnings for two solid weeks, it was just too darn cold to hit the snowmobile trails. Instead, we took a day trip with friends to visit frozen Niagara Falls, to have lunch and do some photography.
It was -27 degrees Celcius when we left home in the morning, and -16 when we arrived in 'The Falls' at lunch time. With the damp atmosphere near the falls, the temperature felt as cold as it had been at home. We were glad we had dressed in layers, including thermal long underwear, flannel-lined pants, and our parkas. Below is a photo of my husband and me, taken at The Falls by our friend Carolyn.
Being so cold, it was difficult to take photos and keep my hands warm, and intermittent clouds blocked the sun most of the time. But I managed to get a few really good shots and a couple of quick videos of the Falls in action.
I compiled the best views of the afternoon into this two-minute video, which also conveys some interesting facts about this natural wonder. Turn on your speakers and enjoy!
Have you been able to brave the cold and have some outdoor fun? I'd love to hear about it in the comments (click on 'Leave a Comment' at the top of this post). Have a great winter, everyone.
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