London or BUST: 2012 Olympics Introspective - Day 1

London or BUST: 2012 Olympics Introspective - Day 1

It's the first day of the Olympics. Hooray! Bring on the Opening Ceremonies!

I was able to watch most of the Opening Ceremonies tonight. I found that the beginning of the ceremony to be completely magical. I was completing blown away of how the organizers presented the history within the performance. I love how they used Mr. Bean as part of the musical act involving the "Chariots of Fire".

I love watching all of the players entering the Olympic Stadium. I feel like I get a huge geography lesson every 2 to 4 years with every country that participates in the Parade of Nations.  Some of the outfits were great, but there were quite a few not-so-great looking outfits.  I also love the group of the Independent Olympic Athletes.  They really got into the parade.

I was completely surprised by the use of the group of young athletes to light the Olympic cauldron. I thought it was a symbolic gesture toward the future of the Olympic games to the next generation.

Now with that said, let the games begin.


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