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Nonmainstream visit of Niagara Falls

That weekend supposed to be cold (6 & 7 January 2018). Very cold. In fact, later we got to know it was one of the coldest weekends in the history of New York City. This temperature drop was expected to happen after a bomb cyclone a few days earlier. My plans for the weekend were simple - stay at home, keep myself warm and fed, perhaps cinema with a friend.

... and then on Friday, in the evening, Johnny texted me ...

That idea was so crazy that I canceled all my plans. We (Vivi, Johnny, Boris and me) met in the City next morning and took an Uber to Newark Airport to rent a car there (it is cheaper).

PS: This is not our car, but our car was later almost as dirty as this one.

Expected travel time to Niagara falls from Newark was around 6.5 hours. Probably in the summer and without traffic. It took us almost 10 hours. We survived snowstorms and freezing darkness on some county roads, far, far away from highways. But we saw some interesting places and had fun.

It could be easily -15°C …