Eastern Townships, Quebec, Canada.

Pike River

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Bedford, Quebec.

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Philipsburg and Lake Champlain.

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These may look like insignificant country towns, but they are very significant to me. It didn’t matter that they were dull with winter and cold.
Coming here was something of a personal pilgrimage: I was happy just to be here and see these places for myself.

Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

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This is the full view of what we could only see side-on from the American side: Niagara Falls, NY, USA.
It’s somewhat ironic that you can only get a full view of the American once you’re in Canada.

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A closer view of the ice formations on and underneath the falls. Magnificent. That’s a lot of ice!

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The Canadian side of Niagara Falls, also known as the Horseshoe Falls.

Niagara Falls, New York, USA

In April, 2014, Winter was just getting ready to leave as we arrived.

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The Niagara River, full of only-just-melting ice at the end of winter.

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The falls were still partly frozen, and the mist coming off them was icy, but there was still a rainbow!

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