Once my friend and I had a roller-coaster ride.

Once my friend and I had a roller-coaster ride. When the cable car began climbing up and picking up speed, my hands and feet got cold and I began feeling uncomfortable. Then, when we reached the highest point of the railroad’s turn, we had a chance to have a quick bird’s eye view of the town like we were at the Eiffel Tower. The feeling was beyond description: the town was spread out in front of us over the hills at the eastern bank of the Hudson River.

 Suddenly the cable car fell down with reckless speed and my heart sank, my guts were playing a strange game like trying to jump out of me. I tightened my grip of the bar with cold sweating hands, and at that very moment I wished nothing, but to stop falling to the bottom. I heard my friend was shouting something to me, but his voice faded among other voices, and the only sound that I could hear was just immensely loud long “A-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a…….”

At the lowest point of the turn my body and mind relaxed, but the anticipation of the same experience seized me when the cable car began moving up.

It was my first and the last roller-coaster ride.

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  • Raj the Tora on Oct 18, 2010

    very true. You have reminded me of the ride I went with my friends during college days. Exciting it was :)

  • Nykesha Alexandra on Oct 18, 2010

    well written one.

  • AshleyApathy on Oct 18, 2010

    good post! love rollercoasters!

  • The Soul Explorer on Oct 18, 2010

    I never experience that.

  • papaleng on Oct 18, 2010

    I hate roller coasters but I love your work.

  • webseowriters on Oct 18, 2010

    Thanks for sharing

  • ggoksel23 on Oct 18, 2010

    i like rollercoasters, they’re exciting. i wanna try bungee jumping too :)

  • ggoksel23 on Oct 18, 2010

    i like rollercoasters, they\’re exciting. i wanna try bungee jumping too :)

  • Jerry Bradford aka Jerry Atrixx on Oct 18, 2010

    hahahaha, good post.

    I love roller coasters and thrill rides.

  • Ukrainian on Oct 18, 2010

    Thank you friends! i didn’t expect to have so many and such great comments on this article.
    Good luck to you with your writing!

  • giftarist on Oct 18, 2010

    I also like thrill rides like this one. Brings back memories.

  • catlord on Oct 18, 2010

    fantastic ride

  • Ruby Hawk on Oct 19, 2010

    I admire anyone who rides the roller coaster. I would never in my wildest dreams.

  • Ukrainian on Oct 20, 2010

    So, do I, Ruby. This short story is just a fruit of my imagination. :-)

  • clay hurtubise on Oct 20, 2010

    lol, sounds you had a wild ride!
    Thanks,
    Clay

  • lovestar on Oct 22, 2010

    gud feel ,good share

  • Ukrainian on Oct 22, 2010

    Thank you, Clay Hurtubise and Lovestar!

  • Christine Ramsay on Oct 23, 2010

    I have never been able to go on a roller coaster. I am a real coward. I think you are so brave to attempt such a ride. You described it vividly.

    Christine

  • ranjani prakash on Oct 23, 2010

    I used to like roller coasters sometime back but now after a baby, i am so scared of my life… Cant think of a roller coaster ride now :-(

  • Ukrainian on Oct 23, 2010

    Ranjani Prakash, how I can understand you… I felt the same after having my baby.

  • LadyElena on Oct 24, 2010

    Oh you brave lady. I have a phobia for those weird rides and then I watched “Final Destination”…. lol

  • dino renaldo on Oct 24, 2010

    good article

  • Brewed Coffee on Oct 28, 2010

    Oh. For a minute there I thought this was really your experience until you said it was just your imagination. You got me there :-)

  • powerlogic on Dec 2, 2010

    huhuhu how i wish i could ride a roller coaster.

  • adicodrean1967 on May 9, 2011

    good share

  • neopisiva on Jul 1, 2011

    I am afraid to afford myself a rollercoaster ride.:)
    Not the type for it…I only feel secure on the ground…

  • Kristie Claar on Aug 30, 2012

    well described

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