Falls Rainbow

We were hoping to get on the evening cruise to see the waterfalls lit up but it was already sold out so we opted for the regular waterfalls cruise. As luck would have it, the clouds parted and the sun shone for the first and only time that day while we were on a cruise.…

The Gull Rookery

The area adjacent to the falls was covered in gulls and gull poop. Chicks in gray down were abundant. All open ground was hoarded by the gulls forming a gull rookery. There were a few black, aquatic birds scattered about but nowhere near the gull count. Their squawking numbers were quite loud.

Cave of the Winds

The Cave of the Winds was not a cave so the title is a misnomer. There was a line to get into the elevators taking us from the top to this level, a line that grew significantly longer by the time we left. The yellow rain ponchos were provided by the park service as were the…