Varun Gupta (Bobby)
English 1 B
25th March 2013
I soak in the beauty of the water falling over several thousand feet sitting near state park. Around me there are a lot of people enjoying this heavenly view, snapping pictures and experiencing the rush of the Niagara waterfalls. The sun is about to set. There are about 200 colored and white calcium torpedo lights located along the road down the bank of the Canadian side of the gorge and behind the water of the Horseshoe Falls. The illumination of the water falls with different colors of the light creates an effect which is grand, magical and brilliant. At night, when the water falls are illuminated with different shades of the light, I notice the genuine gladness on people’s faces around me. I discover a small boat in the mist of the waterfalls in the river below which is a breathtaking view. I witness some kids in school uniforms, who appear to be from a Canadian school on the porch overlooking the falls. The children are having pleasure of their life, sometimes pushing each other to have a better view of the falls. I observe a few cops walking around and keeping an eye for troublemakers in this massive gathering of people. Along the sidewalk of the park, there are some roadside food vendors serving some local cuisine including fresh water fish, which are being relished by a batch of people from all ages. During the day time, I remember discovering an enormous Rainbow on the west side of falls that was my superlative Rainbow sighting in my entire life. The Horseshoe Falls are one of the nature’s marvels. The Algae on the rocks by water had a putrid odor. The aroma of chicken being roasted or fish being baked on the roadside eatery is very sweet. The atmosphere in the forest near lake was unmarked, but a slightly musty smell was still here. There are batch of restaurants in the Niagara city serving a very diverse and superior cuisine. Niagara is my favorite place in the world because...
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