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Niagara

Niagara

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April 2001
 NiagaraMark TWAIN
 
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 NIAGARA FALLS is a most enjoyable place of resort.The hotels are excellent, and the prices not at allexorbitant. The opportunities for fishing are not surpassedin the country; in fact, they are not even equaledelsewhere. Because, in other localities, certain places inthe streams are much better than others; but at Niagaraone place is just as good as another, for the reason that thefish do not bite anywhere, and so there is no use in your walking five miles to fish, when you can depend on being just as unsuccessful nearer home.The advantages of this state of things have never heretofore been properly placed before the public.The weather is cool in summer, and the walks anddrives are all pleasant and none of them fatiguing. Whenyou start out to "do" the Falls you first drive down abouta mile, and pay a small sum for the privilege of lookingdown from a precipice into the narrowest part of the Niagara river. A railway "cut" through a hill would be ascomely if it had the angry river tumbling and foamingthrough its bottom. You can descend a staircase here ahundred and fifty feet down, and stand at the edge of thewater. After you have done it, you will wonder why youdid it; but you will then be too late.The guide will explain to you, in his blood-curdlingway, how he saw the little steamer, Maid of the Mist,descend the fearful rapids, how first one paddle-box was

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