A Magical Universal Disney World: There and Back Again (Part II)
We have some dinner, hit the Pirates
of the Carribean Ride (ok-animatronics) and head for Under the Sea – Journey of the Little Mermaid. Guess what, our ride
gets stuck. Again. And we have to see Ariel’s shadow kiss the prince’s shadow
in a maddening loop long enough to give you mental phrenesis. The ride itself
is short (in theory) and doesn’t follow the storyline. Boo!
After a good day of rides getting stuck, some Disney nostalgia, several
boring rides and Gaston ("Stay handsome!" he said.), we head home to prepare for you
timeshare session the next morning and to charge my camera. And it turns out I
didn’t pack it. My charger lies peacefully under my desk in New Orleans. I’m sad
angry and disappointed with myself.
Additionally, I’m angry because the bad
theme park food makes my body wobble. I long to feel the magic of childhood,
but the only thing that makes me feel like a child again is the fact that my