Niagara Falls in the winter

Visiting Niagara Falls in the winter is a different experience. While the thunder and spray of the falls is probably the same as in summer, the winter wonderland around the falls gives it a totally different look and feel. It's so cold that the spray from the falls freezes on the trees and branches. You will witness the clinging spray of the Falls as it  blankets the trees and the rocks. Lake Erie, which drains into the Niagara River, is large but rather shallow. By the end of December the entire lake surface is frozen.

Interesting shapes can be seen thanks to winter:

On that day the Olympic Torch was at Niagara Falls on its journey across Canada to Vancouver and I had it in my hands 3 months before the start of the Winter Olympic Games:

If Nik Wallenda (the man who walked over the Falls on a tight rope in 2012 from  USA to Canada) comes to mind when someone mentions Niagara Falls - then you need to read my post about NIKOLA TESLA. At Niagara Falls you can find a monument of this Serbian-American inventor. Nikola Tesla designed the first hydroelectric power plant at Niagara Falls, which started producing electrical power in 1895. This was the beginning of the electrification of the United States and the rest of the world.

OK, that was it, I’m getting cold ... bye for now

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