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Niagara Falls


I don’t know what I was expecting when I visited Niagara Falls but whatever it was it certainly wasn’t what I found when I arrived. As a veteran of many spectacular waterfalls in the Alps and American national parks I was well used to wild water and scenic wonders but Niagara was an altogether different experience. Talk about riddles wrapped up in enigmas this was a place with a serious identity crisis. Continue reading

Help My Hotel Is On Fire

If you travel regularly the occasional drama will befall you and it always seems to be in the most unlikely places. When I was relaxing in my hotel in Germany after a busy day at the nearby theme park the last thing I expected was to be evacuated from my room. This could be why my reactions weren’t quite as quick as they might have been.  Continue reading