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. Advertisements

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…

The Parlor

Is this room really a parlor? I don’t know. Just thought it was an interesting word to use giving an air of merry old England. But, I don’t know if parlors are an English thing or a new world thing. Whatever the name, it was a great place to relax, have coffee, tea, or a tidbit…