Is It Worth the Wait to Cross at the Blue Water Bridge?

Genesee River. RochesterOn our way home from helping move Stephen to Rochester, Dinner Party I was in a twit to get home in time for a dinner party at some friends’ home, Driving home so Joel and I took the quickest route, which just happens to be through Canada BWB taken by Ivan Lisenkov from Moscow, Russiaand across the Blue Water Bridge, a beautiful twin-span bridge* St. Clair River across the St. Clair River View from the Blue Water Bridge. that connects Sarnia, Ontario (Canada), and Port Huron, Michigan (USA). Welcome to the USA sign at the Blue Water Bridge.Although our GPS figured it would cut 1.5 hours off our trip
(in contrast to going south of Lake Erie), the Blue Water Bridge. on this blissful summer Sunday afternoon, that 1.5 hours dripped quietly away as we waited for over an hour in stop-and-go traffic that was backed up before the toll booth and then backed up over halfway across the bridge before customs to get back into the U.S. 😦Welcome to Michigan sign on the Blue Water Bridge. Although the Ambassador Bridge in Detroit is the busiest crossing from the U.S. into Canada, I think perhaps too many people have decided to take the more northerly “only second-busiest” crossing. Waiting in line to cross the Blue Water Bridge. Was it worth the wait? Well, yes. It saved on gas and the ever-present potential for a deadly car crash while traveling at top freeway speeds for that 1.5 hours, and the views were incredibly beautiful. (Note someone wrote “Hi Jo 🙂 ” in the dust on the car in front of us; that also helped to keep us entertained, since I usually call “Joel” “Jo” for short.)View from the Blue Water Bridge So, if you’re wondering about how to get to the Northeast from the upper Midwest, I’d still recommend the Blue Water Bridge. View from the Blue Water Bridge. 2 Just remember to take your passport,
and be prepared to enjoy some almost peace and quiet! Dinner Party 2 Despite the delays, we still made it home in time to enjoy our dinner party,
and there was a special added bonus, which I want to share about tomorrow: Niagara Falls and the Maid of the Mist  a stop at Niagara Falls! St. Michael's Mount. Tide in Just asking, but have you given any forethought to how you’re going to get from this life to next? There is a bridge, and there’s no wait, but there’s only one way… St. Michael's Mount, EnglandFor there is one God and one Mediator between God and men, the Man Christ Jesus, who gave Himself a ransom for all” (1 Timothy 2:5-6). Jesus at the Gate of Heaven “Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it. Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it.” (Matthew 7:13-14)

(*The first picture of the Blue Water Bridge is from Wiki Commons, taken by Ivan Lisenkov, from Moscow, Russia, in 2014.)

One response to “Is It Worth the Wait to Cross at the Blue Water Bridge?

  1. From Lisa: “Sorry to hear about your delay! We had very little wait time yesterday afternoon [August 15] – Sat at 4:30 p.m., but we’ve sat in that line before!”

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