Monday, May 28, 2012

Niagara Falls - Friday Night

 Home again, home again, jigitty jig! It's so lovely to go away and leave your problems behind even for just a couple of days. This is the lovely B&B we stayed in - I sat out front to drink my coffee and read each morning because it takes Michael much LONGER than me to get ready!! It's true!!  My one complaint about this place is their coffee - TOO weak so we'd head to Timmy's for some REAL coffee after our complimentary breakfast.
 As we were travelling around Friday evening looking for a restaurant to have dinner in I snapped this "sky" picture out of the car window - I'm amazed at how well it turned out (and I'm not going to show you all of the ones that DIDN'T turn out!)
We ended up eating at the Tandoori Hut but this picture of my butter chicken really doesn't do it justice!
 See? I'm smiling as it was DEEEEElicious!
And it wasn't so much a hut as an actual restaurant, thankfully! Though we were the only customers?!? but perhaps that was because it was around 8:30pm? We'll give them the benefit of the doubt.
The restaurant was Michael's choice...can you tell? It put a little "kick" in his step!
Afterwards we went next door to get a...........NOPE, just kidding!!  Though you never know....
We sort of saw the fireworks - they were on the OTHER side of the Skylon Tower so we had to make do with our partial view.
 We strolled around inside the Skylon Tower and found a really nice shopping area - designed for tourists but not junky like most of them are. I forgot to take pictures of my purchases so I'll do that and post them later.
We explored a bit more then it was back to the B&B for some R&R. I love the headboard of our bed - made from two large antique windows turned sideways and backlit creating a soft glow in the room. The bed was very comfy and I slept well - sometimes I don't sleep very well when I'm away as I miss my own bed but no problems here!

More later!

18 comments:

Jane @The maple Syrup Mob said...

Hmmmm, last time we ate curry in a restaurant we were also the only customers....but then I realised why...I wish I'd been brave enough to wipe the dripping oil from the poppadom onto the tabelcloth!
looking forward to seeing more of your adventures in the honeymoon capital.
Jane x

CarlaPeicheff said...

Looks like you had a wonderful time, Jane!! :) Happy belated birthday!!

Maureen Cairney said...

Love the B&B it looks really charming. I am also a huge Indian food lover so I could smell that butter chicken wafting out of your blog.
Thanks for all your kind words of support lately, now I can join you in that good place.....

debby said...

What a great trip for a wonderful Birthday Girl!!! Glad you had fun.

ladyjohanna456 said...

Looks like you guys had an awesome time!!!

Gordon18 said...

great weekend away... but you went to Tim's for real coffee? no such thing at Tim's. BTW... I liked your orange finger painting. GH

Jharrison56 said...

Well you take what you can get sometimes (coffee)! It was better than the hot water they were serving at the B&B! Orange finger painting - are you referring to the sunset picture?





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Jharrison56 said...

Sure did! Wasn't nearly long enough though!






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Jharrison56 said...

Thanks Debby, sometimes ya just gotta get away!






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Jharrison56 said...

You will always get words of support from me, except for when you don't need them!! And it looks like the worst is over for you and that makes me VERY happy:) You've paid your dues and can now look towards a much rosier future!





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Jharrison56 said...

Thanks Carla! We had SUCH a good time:)






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Jharrison56 said...

Ewww! I'm happy to say the food was top notch where we were but you do take your chances!





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Jharrison56 said...

Butter chicken is fairly healthy I think - it's all the naan bread and white rice to soak it all up with that is more calorie laden. I think.





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Jharrison56 said...

It really was a treat!






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SonyaAnn said...

I am so glad that you got to escape your problems if even for a little while. I worry about you.

judy said...

You both look so happy and content.  Just looking at them makes me smile

Jharrison56 said...

Thanks Judy, we are a happy pair, it's all about being good friends!






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Jharrison56 said...

Thank you but try not to worry...I'm trying to face up to the possibility that I'll be off work for awhile longer...sometimes you just have to look after you, well in this case ME, but you know what I mean...





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