Floridian Gardens Resort
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... have passed as it was 5.30 and we were all past it but the boys (espcially Gareth) were really keen. We decided on the 4 rides we would do and agreed NOT to deviate or get persuaded to go elsewhere.
We started off with Comix riders which Scott and Gareth had been on while Lara had her makeover. You have to wear 3D helmets (never popular with Duncan) and go on an adventure where you have a light sabre to ...
... steroids - its a cool ride (emphasis on cool) spectators can pay a quarter to release a barrel of water on you as you pass by....someone did...we got soaked.
Although we will not allow our kids to read Harry Potter, we visited the themed area. It made up almost a 1/3rd of the park. It was incredibly well done - an entire village, including shops alleys and castles. The ...
... the audience (8 ½)
Astro Orbiter – round and round in a spaceship, very 1970’s (3)
Tomorrowland People Mover – better off walking (3)
Splash Mountain – pretty good (8)
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad – good and fast (8 ½)
Country Bear Jamboree – don’t bother (1, just pips the Tiki Room)
Haunted Mansion – we lined up for this? A very over-rated (2)
Pirates of the Caribbean ...
... and we all did Living with the Land and Spaceship Earth. Pam, Gregg, and I went through the Garden Festival site, which was pretty cool. HGTV has a bunch of their tv hosts speaking throughout the Flower and Garden Festival. We also had lunch at my roomies' place of work-Seasons Grill. It was delicious! Sadly, I had to leave Epcot around 1, as I wanted to make sure I had plenty of time to return to Chatham, get ready for work, etc. I had ...
So we got up early to sit beside the pool after having done all the necessary jobs the previous 2 days. Imagine our disappointment when we arrived at the pool to find we had been locked out.
Using our new positive attitude we realised this must have been a sign that our public needed to have more blog entries ... so that was our plan for the day – get up to date!!! Only having 1 computer ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking