Chicago and Niagara Falls, USA

After a few days in Chicago I had enough from this city and drove about 1000km to the Niagara Falls. I expected them to be much bigger, but the most of the water runs through power plants. Wednesday, August 1, 2001, 58 photos.

Sears Tower: Chicago, IL: The 443m Sears Tower as seen from Grant Park.

Grant Park Fountain: Chicago, IL: Sea horses spitting water in the fountain of Grant Park.

Skyscrapers: Chicago, IL: Skyscrapers.

Downtown: Chicago, IL: Downtown.

Downtown: Chicago, IL: Downtown.

Hilton: Chicago, IL: Hilton & Towers as seen from Grant Park.

Harbor: Chicago, IL: Harbor of Chicago.

Canyon: Chicago, IL:

Downtown: Chicago, IL: Buildings in downtown.

City Lights: Chicago, IL: The city seen from the Sears Tower.

Dusk: Chicago, IL: The city seen from the Sears Tower.

Panorama: Chicago, IL: The city seen from the Sears Tower.

Adler Planetarium: Chicago, IL: Adler Planetarium, Shedd Aquarium and Field Museum seen from Sears Tower.

Navy Pier: Chicago, IL: Navy Pier seen from Sears Tower.

Skyscrapers: Chicago, IL: Skyscrapers seen from Balbo street.

Sears Tower: Chicago, IL: Sears Tower in clouds.

Navy Pier: Chicago, IL: Navy Pier with Ferris Wheel.

Lighthouse: Chicago, IL: The lighthouse.

Skyscrapers at Night: Chicago, IL: Skyscrapers at night.

Fountain at Night: Chicago, IL: Illuminated fountain at night.

Fountain at Night: Chicago, IL: Illuminated Buckingham fountain and skyline at night.

Waterfall: Niagara Falls, NY:

Waterfall : Niagara Falls, NY:

Maid in the Mist Boats: Niagara Falls, NY: Crossing ships of the "Maid in the Mist" tour.

Waterfall: Niagara Falls, NY:

Waterfall: Niagara Falls, NY:

Waterfall: Niagara Falls, NY:

Blue Canadians: Niagara Falls, NY: Thousands of people wearing blue ponchos on the Canadian border.

Casino Tower: Niagara Falls, NY: Casino tower in Canada.

Waterfall: Niagara Falls, NY:

Rainbow Bridge: Niagara Falls, NY: The rainbow bridge connecting USA and Canada. Unfortunately I couldn't cross because I left my passport at the motel. :-(

Waterfall: Niagara Falls, NY:

Towers in the Mist: Niagara Falls, NY:

Waterfall: Niagara Falls, NY:

Waterfall: Niagara Falls, NY:

Horseshoe Falls: Niagara Falls, NY: The Horseshoe Falls seen from the Maid in the Mist Tour boat.

American Falls: Niagara Falls, NY: The American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls seen from the Maid in the Mist Tour boat.

Rainbow: Niagara Falls, NY: Rainbow in water vapor.

American Falls: Niagara Falls, NY: The American Falls seen from Goat Island.

Dropoff: Niagara Falls, NY:

Seagull on Trunk: Niagara Falls, NY: Seagull on a trunk in the Niagara river.

Waterfall: Niagara Falls, NY: Water frozen like ice due to the short shutter speed of 1/1000 second.

Balloon: Niagara Falls, NY: Captive gas balloon.

Rainbow Bridge: Niagara Falls, NY:

Trunk: Niagara Falls, NY: A trunk in wild water.

Skyline: Chicago, IL: Skyline seen from the Adler Planetarium.

Seagull: Chicago, IL: A flying seagull.

Airplanes: Chicago, IL: Airplane formation at the Air & Water Show.

La Salle Street: Chicago, IL: La Salle Street shot from the T junction with Jackson Street.

Canyon: Chicago, IL: Buildings in downtown.

Sears Tower: Chicago, IL: Sears Tower seen from Jackson Street.

Downtown: Chicago, IL: Buildings in downtown.

Adler Planetarium: Chicago, IL: The Adler Planetarium seen from Navy Pier.

Buoy: Chicago, IL: A buoy at Navy Pier.

Skyline with Ship: Chicago, IL: Skyline and harbor from Navy Pier.

Lighthouse with Ships: Chicago, IL: Lighthouse and ships from Navy Pier.

Tower: Chicago, IL:

Skyline at Night: Chicago, IL: Skyline at night seen from Navy Pier.