Our World: Along the Midway

A ride for dare-devils at the Lewiston, New York, Peach Festival. September 10, 2011.

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This is my post for the Our World meme.  This meme is a second generation of My World Tuesday created by Klaus Peter and is hosted by five wonderful ladies.  To learn more about our world or to join and share your part of the world, click HERE.

One of the main attractions at many festivals is the midway, which contains rides of many types for people of all ages.  The Lewiston, New York, Peach Festival, was no exception.  The midway had several interesting rides.  I don’t know the name of the ride above, but I do know that I wasn’t interested in checking it out.

A modern version of the Octopus. Lewiston Peach Festival. September 10, 2011.

I remember the Octopus from the County Fair when I was growing up.  The Peach Festival had a modern version of the ride I enjoyed as a boy.

The China Dragon at the Peach Festival. September 10, 2011.

The China Dragon was fairly tame, but still very colorful.

Riding a bumble bee at the Peach Festival. September 10, 2011.

This young lady looks as if she has some doubts about the Bumble Bee giving her a ride.  Perhaps she had seen the scratches and dents on the bottom of the bee.

A young boy at the Peach Festival. September 10, 2011.

This young man had the best ride at the festival.  He was safely tucked into a stroller guided by his parents.

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15 Responses to “Our World: Along the Midway”

  1. Maple Lane Says:

    You certainly had a gorgeous day to visit!

  2. Colin (HB) Says:

    The young kid looked bored stiff!
    Great photo and great report.

  3. Sandra Says:

    bring on the stroller for me, not those scary rides, but i would like to have been there side by side with you snapping shots of the scary rides.

  4. CArol Says:

    Fun Fotos! ~ Think I like the stroller the best too ! ~ LOL

  5. NCMountainwoman Says:

    Loved the photographs. When I was little I just loved to ride all the rides. Now I much prefer the exhibits.

  6. Rajesh Says:

    Wonderful images of festival. Nice fun of everyone.

  7. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    Such fun, colorful captures, George! I’ve never been one for those wild rides even as a kid, but they are fun to look at! And it does look like a fun day for all! Hope you have a great day!


  8. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    Really great festival pictures,i love the intense colors. My favorite is the first one, I enlarged it twice and can see their feet hanging down! Scary stuff, I wonder how many threw up their peaches? Your petrified post from Monday is really interesting, and I suppose it is illegal to bring home any geodes…

  9. Happyone Says:

    Looks like fun! Did you eat any peaches? : )

  10. The Incredible Woody Says:

    Love all these colorful shots! I would totally have been on those rides:)

  11. mary Says:

    Looks like fun! We have a big street fair here right now….a great time of year for festivals and fun.

  12. Busy Bee Suz Says:

    I love your festival photos!!!

  13. Rose Says:

    I think all kids must love these rides! Ours sure did.

  14. ann chin Says:

    The last time I went for rides was 1993, when I went to Disney Anaheim and Knots berry farm. After that, I pay just to go in.

  15. sartenada Says:

    I guess that You were not bored there. I loved Your set of photos.

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