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2012 Winter Trip: The Magnificent Niagara Falls, Toronto Canada

Hello hello! Here comes the first post of my travelogue! *clap clap*
 
We took a midnight flight on 5th Nov to Dubai and then waited 5 hours at the airport to transit to Toronto =_=  It is a 7 hours flight from KLIA to Dubai and 13 hours from Dubai to Toronto. So you can imagine how tired and boring I was upon reaching Toronto. I think you know that Canada is 13 hours behind Malaysia. For the first time in my record, jetlag was quite terrible for me :(
 
Anyway, it was near evening when we reached Toronto, we checked in straight to the hotel after dinner.
 
We spent 3 nights at Toronto and one of the attraction is of course the spectacular Niagara Falls (尼亚加拉大瀑布).
 
This is the awesome night view of the falls from the hotel room. We stayed at Sheraton on the Falls and this hotel is located at such a strategic location!

This is the morning view of the falls. Can you tell it was cold there? It was about 2°C near the falls.

This photo is taken at the balcony of the hotel's restaurant, strong wind was blowing so pardon for the messy hair :P

You can see Skylon Tower and other buildings behind us...

 Nearby the hotel is a huge themepark with the nice wheels, I will blog about the themepark in another post

On the next day, after a nice sleep and everyone were recharged, we started our tour by visiting the falls.
Marriot hotel is on the left and Sheraton on the Falls is on the right, I'm sure these hotels are fully booked every year as they are too close to the falls! By the way, Coach Canada is the tourist bus we took throughout the whole trip at Toronto.

Rainbow can be easily spotted near the falls! Nice~

On my left is the Niagara Falls itself. Don't trust the sun, it's deceiving. It was so cold near the falls! Especially when the wind blows!

Upclose and personal with the falls, really very beautiful! The falls is 167ft in height.

Niagara Falls is divided into 3 waterfalls. The 2 main falls, one is Horseshoe Falls which is located on the Canadian side and another is the American Falls which lie on the American side. And the smallest falls is called Bridal Veil Falls, which also belongs to the American. Interesting!
 

When the wind blows, it brings the mist towards us and it feels like raining. It CAN wet your whole body so it's crucial to have a jacket or poncho on.

With hubby~
 
On that same morning in the coach, the tour guide shared with us that there were people perfoming jumps at the Falls years ago. Interestingly, the first person who jumped from the falls is actually a LADY! And she was 63-years-old then! It was in 1901 when Annie Edson Taylor went over the falls in a barrel.
And even more interesting is that she SURVIVED! *hats off*

The thick mist covered the falls so the main focus of this photo is of course us la! *blek*
 
After some photo taking session, the coach brought us to another side of the falls before we went on a helicopter ride! I shall blog about it in another separate post, too.

Water from the Niagara Falls flows to the river behind me here

This is a farther point from the falls but also a great spot to take photos

I shall end this post with another photo of us ;) Looks like hubby is wearing a ring on his head, haha!
 
Thank you for reading and do stay tuned for more of my travelogue!

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  1. 真的好壮观!!!!你们住的酒店一定贵死了~~~
    还要是瀑布的景,真的太享受了!!!~

    p/s ~ 包包大约1000euro~但是比起马来西亚的价差,我觉得一定省好多~=p

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    1. min~aris, 嗯,好美对吧!
      我不清楚酒店多贵,不过应该也不便宜咯!

      哦,yea肯定省好多!^^

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  2. 2度?快结冰了喔!
    看你从酒店露台拍的照片,那瀑布的水好像会冲过来喔@@

    感觉上好像不久前才和你谈那边的天气,一下子你就回来写游记了。。。时间过得真快!

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    1. janelle, 哈哈还没结冰不过是很冷很冷咯!
      对咯,出门旅游时间过的更快!不过也好我能快点回来看Aden! ^^

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  3. Nice waterfall, heard the Canadian will say the view from their side is much nicer and the American will say otherwise haha.

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    1. Bananaz, haha really?
      But I think viewing from either sides also nice la!

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  4. wow...sure exciting leh. Ya i heard if stand near the fall will be splash by the water.

    Tarak visit uncle lee ke?

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    1. Small Kucing, yes it feels like raining lo!

      Nope, I foresee it'd be a rush trip so din't plan to meet him up this time. May be next time! (Like that I got excuse to pester hubby go the second time ma!) Wakakakak :P

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  5. wah, your hotel is really 天下無敵 lor.. the view is so nice and so near the niagara falls.. no need to go closer also can see it clearly.. the photos you took from the balcony, 無敵 ah!!

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    1. SK, haha you mean the person looking 天下無敵 or the view wo.....

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    2. SK is right, I also amazed at the first 2 pictures that you took from your room. The view of the Niagara fall is so beautiful.

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    3. Yan, yea! I love that view too~

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  6. you good lah, go to Canada and US.. i have never been there before lah, and don't even dream of going there.. one thing is too scared of the long haul flight also.. over 20 hours in the plane can really kill me lah~~

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    1. SK, actually the longgg flight almost got me killed as well... >.<
      Actually I also never dream of going US.. But since it's a sponsored trip how can I say no, right? *blek*

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  7. haha, your new hairstyle very nice mah.. one sided now very trendy you don't know meh?? maybe you should consider that hairstyle, hehehe..

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    1. SK, don't want la! I wanna keep low profile, if I go out with that hairstyle later all people looking at me, paiseh lo... Dont wanna draw so much attention la! :D

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    2. Again, I agree with SK, you should put your hair all to one side. Look at Linda Chung. She looks so good in that hair style. You will as good as her too. Trust me. Flaunt it, Hayley.

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    3. Yan, erm.... thanks but I don't dare to change.. May be just try at home first, LOL!

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  8. 好漂亮哦!!!非常壮观的风景!!!

    那酒店真的地点很好,应该会好贵哦!

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    1. YT, 嗯,看了让人忘记一切烦恼!嘻嘻。。

      应该咯。。。

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  9. Awesome sight, this is one of my dream to go place. Hope that day comes soon.

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    1. Shenny's mommy, yea! Hmm wish your dream comes true!

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  10. wow, staying so near to the fall..I would love that too!

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    1. wenn, hehe I loved that experience too~

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  11. A nice place, wish i can visit that place one of the day...

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    1. Somewhere in Singapore, well I hope that your wish comes true soon! ;)

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  12. Nice place Hayley. So good...mind to join York business. HAHAHA

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    1. Not cheap though for two tickets right?...I'm sure both of you enjoying the trip to the fullest!

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    2. Anzerin, hmmm why you changed to that name.. hehe..

      Haha yea, it was a York trip, nice~
      Erm it's not cheap but that's because of the accomodation and food, I'm sure it can be cheaper if choose middle-class accomodation...

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    3. Hahaha.dun mention about the name..weird right? I saja saja.

      more photos from your trip k...

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    4. Yes, sounds weird :P

      Yep sure do! ^^

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  13. Niagara fall! That's truly a magnificent view~

    Never in my mind I would dream of that place.... unless I strike BIG lottery, wink! Again, I never played lottery :p

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    1. Waiting for more pics and adventures of yours!

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    2. Yvonne, yep! It's really beautiful right!

      Yea please stay tuned~

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  14. Looking at those pictures of you and your hubby. So nice to have another honeymoon trip again after giving birth to your first child. Way to go, Hayley. Thanks for sharing all these very beautiful shots.

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    1. Yan, no doubt it was fun holidaying, just the 2 of us.. But my mind was always with Aden, hehehe :P

      No problems, more posts and photos soon!

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  15. Woah!... Magnificent view... it is even made more adorable coz of you two lovey dovey! <3

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  16. Not too cold, it seems? Winter...brrrrrr!!!!

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    1. STP, huh!! I was almost freezing there leh! Canada is colder to me, US still ok...

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  17. Can't wait to read more. I miss beloved Toronto :)

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    1. Barb, I have started to miss it too~

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  18. Waaahhh!!! Lots of wonderful photos! What a spectacular view! Looking forward for your next post.

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  19. whee~~~~~~~~~~美国加拿大post来了!!!开心看戏^^

    omg omg omg!!!!!!!!!!!这几天才听老公讲起Niagara falls,他去过两次,还说晚上的很美很美!!!这里又看到了!!真的超美的啦!!!
    omg你们住的酒店一定很贵!!!!跟团就是好在这里,可以住得很好!而且很喜欢你们的酒店,看出去就是超级无敌美丽瀑布大景色呀!!!!咱~

    感觉好幸福哦!!!^^
    我不懂几岁才可以去美国!!!!也是大美梦呀!!看你的post过瘾,哈哈哈xD

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    1. 珊姑娘,嗯,真是很美很美!
      对,跟团就是有好处,至少他们会知道那个酒店可以看美景!

      哎哟担心什么啦!还年轻,大把机会!只怕到时你好像我酱,不舍得宝宝。。呵呵。。不过说不定到时你们也带埋少佟一起过去咧。。嘻嘻。。;)

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  20. Wow...you got the right hotel. The view is so breathtaking. Looking forward for more US post!

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    1. Andrew, thanks for reading though! ;)

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  21. looks like an awesome trip!! I live an hr away from Niagara falls :)

    jen @ charmoflife.ca

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  22. Nice photos! and nice look of your blog too! Beautiful scenery.

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    1. Libby, so glad to hear that! Thanks~

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  23. OMG looks like an awesome trip!!!

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  24. Niagara falls is a nice place....if can visit the other 7 wonders of the world as well....how wonderful

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  25. Very spectacular view of it. See your thick coat, I can imagine how cold it's keke.

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  26. Lovely pics! love the sweet pic of you 2 in the mist:D

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  27. Nigara Falls is one of the famous or One and only famous fall? XD

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