[yapc] passport and tourism

James Keenan jkeen at verizon.net
Mon Jun 14 18:14:26 CDT 2004

On Jun 13, 2004, at 12:36 PM, Walt Mankowski wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 12, 2004 at 12:11:33PM -0400, James Keenan wrote:
>> 3.  The time needed to pass through Customs and Immigration varies 	
>> maddeningly.
> I think I did that border crossing yesterday.  (Is it the one you hit
> when taking I-190?)

If you went to Lewiston, north of Niagara Falls, then yes.  (However, 
you would also be taking I-190 to the Peace Bridge, which is in the 
city of Buffalo proper.

> It only took me a few minutes.  The Canadian
> border guy asked me a few token questions and sent me on my way.  He
> didn't even ask to see any ID, not even a driver's license.
> However, the other way was another story entirely.  Traffic was backed
> up quite a ways going back into the US.
Then you had the same experience I did a month and a half ago.


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