Since we visited Niagara Falls once before, we fished out our old Niagara Falls photos and we've been comparing. Comparing old and new Niagara, old and new Animal Park, old and new vacation criterion, and even old and new BNL concerts. The Compare and Contrast will probably go on all week.
The Falls: Then and Now
Below - Gary waiting in a Blue Poncho, Present Day:
Below - Me waiting in a yellow poncho, Present Day.
Below: Me waiting in a yellow poncho about 20 years ago:
I wonder if I took my glasses off when I weighed myself back then.
But back then, we had no video camera:
(That's Gary giving the commentary. Always expecting cows to fly out of nowhere. It's so exciting. And yes, that's me adding the cow falling sound effect.)
And since we stayed on the Canada side back then, here is the final word on which side is better.
Below: American Side, Present Day -
Below: Canadian Side, Circa 1988 -
Look, my hair isn't even wet. You just don't get the interactive experience from the Canadian side. For example, in the US you can get right in the river.
Then you can stand in the river and drink some water to save it from plummeting over the falls.
Plus, I didn't see any rainbows from Canada.