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Niagara and Our Tour Guide’s Big Yellow Umbrella

“A strong man and a waterfall always channel their own path.” – Unknown Once, to get away from our respective hectic 9 to 5’s, my friend P and I decided to take one of those tour buses that leave from the city. Niagara Falls was our destination du jour — there were about forty passengers, some out-of-towners, others from out of the country, and a handful of locals like us who just wanted to get away from the tristate area for the weekend. Our tour guide, whose name was Vicki, was a very enthusiastic and energetic lady who always tried her best to get everyone’s attention. Not an easy task for this group of excited and diverse travelers. There is no denying the beauty, and power, of Niagara Falls. We got there by night fall so we didn’t really see much that evening, but we could hear the water and the impact of every splash it makes. This made us even more excited to see it in the morning, and hope it doesn’t rain — …