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This morning Mom threw in the towel. Said she wasn't up to rackin up anymore miles, that her feet had gone on strike. Of course, she'd just done almost 25 miles in the last three days...and turned 74 to boot. when we're not on vacation, we usually don't get more than about 2 miles a day..... she had every right to be too tired to trudge.
I headed out after breakfast to do some solo exploration. I ended up heading back to EPCOT, to ...
... heat and humidity. A weather extravaganza!
We eased our way back through the park as the darkness settled in. Taking a very specific route, we aimed for the Dole Whip station near the Jungle Cruise, closed early due to the rain, and ordered our TRADITIONAL Dole Whip in a cup. None of these crazy twists or shakes or floats. It's got to be the original baby or don't talk to me. Remember what I said about Betty White? Well, the same goes for Dole Whip - you can't improve on a good thing!
... I called down to reception urgently explaining the situation to which they just laughed and said it wasn't an issue at all but happened all the time! Of course it does.
The handyman came up to sort the issue out and showed Vaughan where to disconnect the radiator by pulling out the fuse, which sent sparks flying all over the place. He told us in order to clear the room though, that he would need to put the air back on full to clear the smoke. We tried ...
... by Japan with the gate thing and China with the entrance gate. When we got to the Italy portion, it made me miss my trip to Italy back in March/April.
When we finished going around the world we went to see Turtle Talk with Crush. It was surprisingly fun. It is definitely made for children, but it really is cool how Crush was able to answer questions for the kids and describe certain people in the audience. Within the same building, ...
... pretty good fun.
We grabbed some coffee on the street and a travelling show stopped nearby. Gary was chosen to participate in a matchmaking game with three women, all playing different characters. He ended up picking the Marilyn Monroe lookalike – go figure. For his efforts, he won a dream fast pass and gave it to the kids and I for another ride on the Tower of Terror.
We continued to wander around the park ...