unusual romance meme: gone

anon requested, single dad (of color) with a penchant for fishing accidentally catches a merman’s tail on his hook. his daughter is fascinated by the merman, who begs her father to help him find his was back to the sea. really heavy on the theme of ‘if you love something, let it go’

martin (gael garcia bernal) has a complete life. he has his daughter, his boat, his mexico. when he reels in a light-hearted merman (diego luna), he finds he was missing something after all. even though martin has saltwater kisses and a thrilled daughter, he knows he must help his sea creature back home.

This Day in Disney History

April 6, 2007:  The Gran Fiesta Tour Starring the Three Caballeros opens in the Mexico pavilion at Epcot.

This boat ride features Donald Duck and his friends from the 1944 film The Three Caballeros, Jose Carioca and Panchito. The story is that the Three Caballeros are supposed to perform a concert, but Donald has disappeared!. Jose and Panchito wander Mexico trying to find Donald, and of course the bump into some of the citizens of Mexico trying to find him. Eventually they find Donald and together they hold their concert! In 2015, animatronics from the Mickey Mouse Review were added to the end concert scene, be sure to ride again if you haven’t recently!

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The plume of fine-grained sediments from the Mississippi River is clearly distinguished even far from land, as in this clip. When fresh, cold water flows out into a warm, salt water body like the gulf of Mexico, density differences can preserve the two water bodies as separate for many kilometers before they are finally mixed.