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Today I took a break from Toronto and headed off to Niagara Falls and Niagara on the Lake.
And (warning to Jennifer!) it's a long drop from top to bottom!
Niagara itself is a giant tourist trap, which is interesting, because the US side is supposed to be worse - yet, when I was there in 2010 I visited the Falls and didn't even see the tacky, tawdry city centre.
... the JFK airport. We are staying at East 83rd St so had to get 20 blocks by 4:15am. Now, normally this wouldn't be a problem because their are hundreds of cabs lining the streets 24/7 here and you are spoilt for choice - we didn't bother booking a cab for 3:45am to pick us up because we thought we could just walk to 1st Ave 1 minute from our apartment and hail one - this was our first mistake, there are a lot more to come.
We looked out the window when ...
... the midst of the horseshoe falls and giving a real feel of the power of the falls, and then the journey behind the falls took us to a viewing platform again right under the Canadian side. Incredible. It is truly mindboggling that the American falls were switched off during the 60's for some scientific research. My favourite moment was standing on the side just centimetres from where the torrent disappeared over the ...
... was all good). From there we headed to the village of Niagara on the Lake. The drive there was lovely and we were surprised that it was through some very upscale residential areas. We followed the shore of the Niagara River so there would be houses there…many of them VERY large. There were turnoffs to numerous vineyards along the way. We didn't stop at any of them but the ones we could see from the road were lovely.
We have been told in the ...
... bliddy Maydin, maaan!!"), all three of us sink into our seats and become even more mute, resolving to sit as far away from them on the bus as we can. Eventually they get the hint and once onboard start talking to other unsuspecting souls instead. I feel guilty for, ooh, seconds...
And so ...