Monday, July 29, 2013
I think it's a trick of the camera lens, but the Matterhorn looks even more massive in this first photo than it actually is. You know how "the camera adds 20 pounds" on TV? It's the same thing here. The kid in the blue Skyway bucket is leaning out to get a good look at the amazing Submarine Lagoon below. Go ahead and spit, kid, at least you won't hit anybody here!
In the courtyard just behind Sleeping Beauty Castle, we can see a bit of Merlin's Magic Shop - home of a fine selection of monster masks. My brother and I would go inside every visit just to look at the row of "too expensive" masks that we coveted so much. Notice that Hans (or Otto or Fritz or Gunter or Oskar or Karl) has summited the distant peak of the Matterhorn, and he is yodeling his heart out. "Littleoldlady-whoooooo...."