Monday, February 13, 2012

Confession: I Am a Potter Head

For our last day in Florida, we went to:
The lovely Mr. Easton posing before the Universal Studio globe.
Universal Studio's theme park.  Mostly because I wanted to see:

I am somewhat addicted.  I reread the books and/or watch the movies almost yearly.  I really, really wanted to taste:

Butterbeer!   I had two.  The resulting sugar high is probably why I'm still up at one in the morning blogging.  I know it's just cream soda with some creamy flavored foam on top, but it is so good.

The castle ride has to be the most awesome one in the park, and you get to see all kinds of cool stuff while moving through the ride line including the sorting hat,

 and walls of talking pictures.

The best part of the ride was flying over the quidditch field.  Never thought I'd get to do that. Flying down toward the lake was a close second.  It was so like the scene in one of the movies.   You honestly feel as though you are flying.  I actually moved my leg at one point 'cuz I thought it was going to hit something!  I dragged my husband on this ride twice.

Olivander's wand shop proved too tempting.  I am now the proud owner of what they tell me is an exact replica of Professor McGonagall's wand.
Too bad it's not real.  It would be so nice if it would do all my laundry when I get home.


  1. So glad you posted your adventure as I would never be able to go there. It looks like you had oodles of fun kudus to you.

  2. So glad you enjoyed it! It was a great trip.

  3. my youngest son would just love to be there!

  4. I'm so glad you got to go! Isn't it a wonderful place? Mmm, and that butterbeer. I know it's only been a few months since I was there but your post makes me want to go back right now. I heard rumors they're going to turn the former Jaws ride at the other Universal park into some sort of Harry Potter area, which would be great. The world needs more Harry Potter, I think.