In: Aldona Bermudez3 May 2012
Imagine: you are sitting comfortably on a swing, your legs hanging loose. It’s not hot, and the air is refreshing. Then you are slowly, smoothly lifted as you watch the city of Rotterdam getting smaller under your feet as the horizon extends and then you slowly start flying around. It’s real, at the fair in Rotterdam. You have all the typical extreme attraction rides that catapult you into the air and turn you around and down and up and around and WOOOOO, until you almost loose your sense of orientation, or your sense completely. I love those. But the one I’m describing was a completely different feeling. It was slow, but a hundred times more overwhelming, or perhaps overwhelming in a very different way. I almost wanted to say spiritually overwhelming, but then got stuck at how the heck I could explain to you what I mean by that. But being lifted in that way literally made me feel like I was lifted from everything that was keeping my mind and my days busy, and it’s not that I don’t like what I do here on Earth, but up there I felt so renewed, that sitting there was the reason why I had gone to that fair, as if it needed to happen. I remember also that, when I was sitting there, I thought it was so amazing that everyone should experience it and that I should let people know about it, so that’s why I thought this blog would be a good place for that. The ride is called Mission Space, It costs €5, and lasts around 5 minutes, maybe four…I didn’t time it, but it’s definitely worth it.
The fair is where I marked it on this map (I copied it from www.kermisrotterdam.nl, the website of the fair, and just added the arrows and some references because it’s just a small piece of the map of Rotterdam):
I hope you don’t mind my short blog today, but now that I’m back with my feet on the ground, it feels like everything is kind of spinning with so much stuff to do, but having been lifted to fly and see Rotterdam from a refreshing perspective, I feel brimmed up with deep serenity, and the only message I’m trying to send out in this entry is that you should really go too because I think you will love it, whoever you are.
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