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French MP starts race to Napoleonland

French MP starts race to Napoleonland:

Having apparently decided to challenge Micky Mouse’s cultural sovereignty, the French are supposedly planning an amusement park themed on a little imperialism of their own.

“Napoleonland” (artist’s rendition pictured above) is being championed by French M.P. Yves Jego. Some of the attractions being considered are:

– A ride based on the Egyptian expedition;
– A giant aquarium where visitors will be able to watch a re-enactment of the battle of Trafalgar from below;
– A dry-ski slope that is a re-enactment of the retreat from Russia (!), where patrons would pass by “frozen corpses of soldiers and horses”.

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