Day 4 of tour
Today we left Toronto, and spent the afternoon at
Niagara Falls on the Canadian side. The entire group rode the Maid of the Mist
boat through both the American and Canadian falls - and if any of you have been
there before, you know why they give you the souvenir poncho! The blue plastic
wrap was less than form-fitting, but it kept us dry! Some of us considered
keeping one for future adventures, but most were bent out of shape by the heavy
"mist." The view was breathtaking, and saturated. Spontaneous choruses of song
broke out while we were on the boat; we sang "Then Will the Very Rocks Cry
Out," and our old chestnut, "Siyaa-Humba" (aka We Are Soaking in The Light of
We also had the opportunity to walk behind the falls. All agree
that the yellow slickers for this attraction were far more slimming.
was a glorious warm sunny afternoon. We discovered the amazing Tim Horton's
coffee shops...better than Starbucks and a third of the price (even after the
13% Canadian tax).
that we visited just a few days after the famous circus performer, Eric
Wallenda, walked over the falls on a tightrope! Our last view of Niagara was of
a stunning double-rainbow in the mist, reminding us of God's promise and our
purpose in our mission trip!
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