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I intend to do exactly as you say! I've already started a collection of Disney literature (I already have the Unofficial Guide to and Lou's books shall be arriving soon!) and am reading up as much as I can, for both personal pleasure and to help with my Program.
As for trying things to widen my horizons, I'm definately one for doing that. At the themeparks here in Australia, I'm often the one of the family who will go on rides just to experience... Although, I did chicken out on Leathal Weapon. I should go back and conquer it sometime!
Hope to keep in contact with you all via the forums.
Have a good day!
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on your new assignment at WDW. I guess everyone will have a different opinion about what are "must do's" at WDW, it's a tough question because I think just about everything is a "must do" but I think I would go to the Magic Kingdom first and work my way through that park. Being that it's your first time I would also suggest the Birnbaum Walt Disney World Book and I also like the Passporter (the spiral edition is great). Good Luck and let us know what your first impressions are.
Ofcourse, there is Australia's "Smile-iest" Theme Park- Luna Park!
That's a rough guide to themeparks in Australia.
From what I've read so far, this is a list of attractions and things I'd like to do (in no real order!)-
World Showcase- I want to go around the world in less than 80 days!
Expedition Everest- I saw a segment from a History Channel documentary that showed its construction and I thought, "Woah!
Pirates of the Carribean- "Drink up, me hearties, yo ho!"
The Nemo Musical... and infact, any musical that Disney offers- I have a penchant for musicals, both Disney and others.
La Nouba (BIG cirque fan)
Disney Quest- while there isn't so much information on it as the ThemeParks, it seems really cool.
It's A Small World- what can I say, its iconic!
The Great Movie Ride- *drool*
I want my picture taken at- Cinderella Castle, Tree of Life, The Geo-Dome, The Sorcerer's Hat, at each World Showcase location and of course, with Mr Mickey Mouse!
Also, food food food!
Curiously, I have a strong urge (from which I attribute to Lou!) to go and look at the smaller details in WDW- and savour them.
Well, I'm back from my trip! What an amazing time! When people ask me what I thought of it, the best way to sum it up was that I never wanted to leave.
I enjoyed so many things there, but what I will always cherish most are the Guests. I met so many wonderful Guests and enjoyed spending time with them, yet its sad knowing that I'll never meet them again.
In essence, I made magic over at Innoventions. If you were in the parks anytime between Nov 07 and Feb 08, you may have found me at Forests for Our Future, Test the Limits, The Great American Farm, The VISA Magical Memories Club, Epcot Character Connection, the main Tip Board and also over at Illuminations. If by any chance, you met an Aussie named Ben over at Epcot during those times, please contact me- I miss my Guests.
Also, looking at the list I made above, I think I pretty well much conquered it! yeah!