danesch.com | Dan Esch's blog | Archive by date Home

By date

2008 (12 posts)

July (1)

May (6)

Apr. (1)

Mar. (1)

Feb. (1)

Jan. (2)

2007 (29 posts)

Dec. (10)

Nov. (4)

Oct. (3)

July (2)

Mar. (3)

Feb. (2)

Jan. (5)

2006 (70 posts)

Oct. (1)

July (6)

June (3)

May (7)

Apr. (14)

Mar. (18)

Feb. (18)

Jan. (3)

2005 (75 posts)

Oct. (3)

Aug. (13)

July (14)

June (7)

May (4)

Apr. (7)

Mar. (10)

Feb. (10)

Jan. (7)

2004 (60 posts)

Dec. (9)

Nov. (5)

Oct. (4)

Sept. (5)

Aug. (1)

July (7)

June (7)

May (11)

Apr. (3)

Mar. (7)

Feb. (1)

2003 (18 posts)

Dec. (2)

Oct. (3)

Sept. (5)

Aug. (6)

July (2)

By category

Blosxom

E-mail Daniel Esch RSS feed
Wednesday, August 10, 2005

Photos

Day 21: More Niagara

Niagara Falls, Ontario, to Pittsburgh, Pa.: here’s a map, and it took a while.

Still feeling miserable and shedding virus like a madman. Using the little energy I possess to walk around and take pictures. When I return to the hotel, I fall fast asleep, so the posting is continuing to suffer. There are some stories about our time in Ann Arbor and New Jersey that I still plan to add, but right now I’m too addled to relate them in a sensible way. All that goes through my mind are random snippets of overheard conversation (“He was such a handsome Indian, I thought he was from Minnesota,”) and great signs I saw too late to photograph (the Amigone funeral home in Buffalo. Possible motto: “Not yet, but let’s start planning!”).

But back to the photos. At the motel du jour in Niagara Falls, I was happy to see that some fixtures never go out of style.

Command center Blade slot

Not that anyone uses a “safety” razor anymore anyway, but where do those blades go? Are the walls of motels everywhere filled with rusty double-edged Schicks?

Once I finally managed to tear myself away from these stylish lodgings, we took the Civic on its first international border crossing to get a better look at the falls. Conclusion: They are exceedingly wet.

Falls

A final note: We stopped in Buffalo because it’s supposed to have great architecture. Meh. One thing it does have is an old drunk who shouts at visitors. “Are you German?”

It's got wings!