I'm gonna be a mighty king so beware!
Trip Start Nov 17, 2010
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Up at 6:30 today. It almost killed us but we had to get the shuttle to Disney, which comes at the convenient times of 7:25 and 12. Normal obviously we would choose the 12 option but on this day, the day of Animal Kingdom we thought we better make the effort as the park closed at 5. So you could imagine the smiles on our faces when we arrived at Epcot, then got a transfer to Animal kingdom only to find it didn't open for another 45 mins. I have no idea why they made the shuttle so early.
Feeling we needed to make the most of our time as we had got up specially we went to check out the rain forest cafe. Which as you might have guess decorated completely in rainforest attire. Complete with sound, moving animals, rain. thunder and a talking tree. Needless to say this kept us amused along with coffee and breakie for Nicky and a stiff pineapple juice for me.
The park opened at 9 and having had time to it an organize our day the first stop was the Lion King show. Finding a nice hard seat on the the front row, we settled down waiting to be astounded and were not disappointed. Sitting in the warthog section things got a bit crude from time to time, but it only added to the flavour of the show. There were acrobat monkey's, trapeze artists, ballet and rope dances, general dances, men on stilts, animatronic animals, all our favourite characters and to top it of of course all our favorite songs. It was awesome, i was blown away. Can't go wrong with abit of lion king action. It set us in the mood for the day especially Timon's speech at the end. He babbled on for ages and the said "I hope you enjoyed the show, now pleeeeese...GET OUT! this made us laugh as we though he was gonna say something nice or at least normal.
Being in camp Minnie Micky after the show there was only one thing to do. We joined the lines to meet the characters. Micky and Goofy were both out to play and more than happy to humor us with a photo. I even got a kiss on the hand from goofy (of cause i realize how lucky i am).
It was exciting acting like little kids, in fact at times i think we acted more excited than they were
All that though left us feeling quite weak and in need of nourishment. So we seeked out the food in which we craved. Ended up with Orange Beef and a monster coke, which seems to be the trend over here in America. You find yourself having competitions with yourself as to how much you can drink before needing to go to the toilet.
Feeling refreshed, we headed of through Asia's discovery area. We saw some bats and tigers, then on the way out we caught some money action up in the trees. I was fun, gibbons amuse me somewhat. Moving on from them though we cam across a crowed of people who we thought to be looking at a tree. Curious we stepped up to take a look, and was intrigued to find that it was a women on stilts covered in leaves. She kept switching poses from time to time, she was so graceful and was collecting quite a crowd. That was till she decided to take a walk. Everyone followed, so caught up in the crowd we did to.
Then we saw what we had been waiting for Everest. A big mountain amongst all the green was towering over everything. Excited we had to jump straight in line. We were amused there by talk of a scary yeti which a girl had not seen because she was scared to open her eyes. Walking in to a hut we saw evidence of the yeti to
After all the mayhem we headed for quieter grounds, the kids play zone and amusement area would do as a safe ground. We knew it was short lived though as we still had a dinosaur mission to complete before leaving the park. So after a short break and feeling psyched up. We seeked out our mission to identify and capture. the dinosaur requested. It was hard we will admits we came across so pretty fear some beasts out there, but I'm proud to say we did it. Mission complete and time up for our adventures a Animal Kingdom.
We were now on mission complete Epcot, as we didn't feel we had made the most o ti on our last visit
Soaring was the main attraction we had come back to see and of cause the one with the longest queue. Saying that though at an hour long it was certainly shorted than the last time we visited. Whilst in the queue they had a number of different games to keep you amused on large screen. Although they said you needed to wave around to hit the balls. I was waving like there was no tomorrow and wasn't moving a single ball. I was half expecting it to be a two way screen and to come out and notice people laughing at me, though i did not notice this so i think I'm safe.
Soaring was good although not what i was expecting. I Thought it would take us on a journey, but instead it just showed us random clips which were made to give the impression that we we flying over them. It was interesting and i glad i have been on it but i think it could have been better.
Having alittle time left before we had to get our bus at 6, we queued up for test drive. We did eventually manage to get on it in time after a few technical difficulties and all test were completed before we had to head back to the coach. It was great being a test dummy for a little while but was quite happy to be a normal person on the bus ride back to the
We had been intending to go to an Internet cafe since the day we had arrived in Orlando to print off the tickets for the cruise. Now we also wanted to put our photos of the dolphin swim on Nicky's memory card so we could access them. Net books are useful for traveling cos they are small but i am starting to miss having a CD drive. So we seeked one out, went to it, completed all missions and went to Denny's to celebrate and relax.
It has been an exhausting day so shower and bed seems like the best time to do. Over and out.