Surely being the target of a 130-person Disneyland Paris manhunt is enough to expand one’s consciousness? Hopefully, a Swiss man who fell in one of the amusement park’s lakes on Friday night, shortly after ingesting LSD with his girlfriend, thinks so.
Pirate’s Beach in Adventureland was the site of the debacle, which began when a 32-year-old did not come back to the surface when his partner saw him fall into the water feature, which also houses Captain Hook’s ship and Peter Pan landmark Skull Rock. The girlfriend, understandably, freaked all the way out and alerted the authorities that the happiest place on earth was no longer feeling that way for her, having potentially witnessed her boyfriend’s death by hallucinogen-induced drowning.
A large search ensued for the poor, tripping soul, with 30 firefighters, 10 divers, 10 policemen, 80 park employees, and a police helicopter with a thermal-imaging camera enlisted to track the guy down. Disneyland Paris, you see, was also disinterested in being the site of a hallucinogen-induced drowning.
Happily, no one had perished, and the tripping man was found relatively quickly if not completely safe and sound. He was picked up by a driver, who found him completely naked and