My Travel Experience

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First Time Rider
"Are you excited?" These are the first words that escaped my mom’s lips as we arrived at the park. We began to pull into the parking lot in our Black, Ford Taurus. With my face glued to the window, my eyes began to glisten with joy as I saw the bright, colliding colors of the roller coasters twisting and turning. As I proceeded to step out the vehicle, I could hear the screams of terror and excitement. Each year my family takes a trip outside of my hometown of Detroit, MI and this particular year we decided to go to Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio. My favorite part of the trip was finally riding my first roller coaster. The name of the ride was the Iron Dragon. It is not that big but then it looked really huge to me. It is Orange and Red with Black and Green riding cars. It has hills, twists and turns that terrified me at first glance. I cried the first time as I was getting on, but I was so scared that the operators let me off. Later on in the day, I finally rode it and I felt accomplished that I had finally done so. After riding, I ordered an elephant ear. The hypnotizing smell of freshly cooked dough combined with the essence of sugar and cinnamon made my mouth water. The aroma reminded me of when my mom used to make fresh cinnamon rolls for breakfast in the mornings. As the sugar and cinnamon stuck to my fingers, it felt like sand on my tongue because it was so ridged. I savored every bite of the tasty treat and even saved some for the ride home. The park is very big, which means there are always a lot of people there. I did not get to get on all the rides that I wanted to because it was so crowded. I had some chili cheese fries and they were good. The down side to it was that the food was very expensive and they give you very small portions. They had a lot games that all caught my attention. They had really big prizes that…...

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