February 21, 2014
My Adventure to Canada
Have you ever seen one of the Seven Wonders of the World? Well I have and being able to go see one of the Seven Wonders of the World was an experience of a lifetime. I got the chance to visit Niagara Falls and had an amazing time with my family. Not only did I see Niagara Falls, but I was in a completely different country. Most people want to have excitement in their lives, something they will remember for a long time. Well this is definitely the way to experience an unforgettable vacation! In the beginning of the vacation it had started out a little rough, but as it progressed it turned out to be the best vacation yet, with the long frightening drives through the mountains, frequent pit stops, and all the greatest things Canada has to offer!
Our adventure started out in the middle of summer on a Monday afternoon. It took us a while to load up the van, but once we did, we hit the road immediately. I drove through the dangerous mountain roads of Virginia and West Virginia. Driving through the mountains of the Appalachian gave me a better experience and taught me to drive in heavy traffic, and curvy, slippery roads. The scenery was breathtaking, one look at the beautiful mountain ridges is a memory I’ll never forget. At one point we drove through a tunnel built though the mountains. This caused our GPS to lose connection leading us to getting lost for about an hour. Luckily, the signal picked up and the adventure continued. There was so much traffic on the highway. There had been an accident right in front of me while I was driving 65mph. I suddenly came to a complete stop within in a matter of seconds. If I had pushed the brakes just a second later we all would have been done for. This scared me a lot because my whole family was in the car with me.
Finally, 16 hours later we arrived to the New York’s view of Niagara Falls. After having my legs cramped, getting lost, and almost...
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