All girl Disney trip
My mom took me and one of my best friends to WDW last march. It was so fun - 3 girls sharing a room in the Contemporary and just having fun... It was great!
Dad's shoulders in Tomorrowland
I remember my dad carrying me on his shoulders while strolling through Tomorrowland back in the 70's... something about that happy time still sticks with me.. I can remember my bad hair, red white and blue Mickey hat, etc. Good times...
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Time with my dad
My dad just left for 7 months(as many of you know) and my first trip was a couple months before he left and I was so happy because I was able to spend all this time with him before he left and we became a closer family while on the trip.
Electrical Water Pageant Parade
I didn't know this existed until I started reading a lot about the various things to do outside of the Disney Parks. Well in May we not only saw it but we saw it 3 times in one week. We saw it from the hotel we were eating at. We saw it from the monorail. We were even stuck in the middle of Bay Lake on a ferry or something waiting for it to pass. Pretty silly. It's a nice parade.
keys to the kingdom (the tour for my sweet 16th present)
I cried on that tour from the story about Roy asking a CM to get MM so he could have Walt with him.
I wanted to say screaming in Donalds face but that seemed too mean even thou I did when I was like 3 in the middle of MK.
Faith is my name, disney is my...obsession
Since Pluto is no longer a planet. I think Mickey should be the new one.
M & M's in a box.
My first memory is of eating m & m's out of a little plastic box with a lid that was purchased at the Seven Dwarves Mine in Fantasyland while riding on my dad's shoulders when walking back to our place at Fort Wilderness. I was 5.
Disney things I love:
All things Alice:
Oh yay! I'm so happy this thread was brought back to life!!
Here's another one:
Perfect Timing for Spectromagic
On Aaron's first trip we were trying to do a lot. As a result we thought we were going to miss Spectromagic in favor of Wishes (we were over in Adventureland doing rides). When we were done with the rides we decided to hop the "shortcut" through Frontierland out to mainstreet. Just as we stepped through the passthrough, we saw a crowd and heard the opening of the parade. We walked forward into a spot that was almost like it had been left just for us (there were people everywhere but directly in front of us was just this perfect opening right against the ropes). Bill put Aaron up on his shoulders and he got to see his first night parade. I was in tears. It was just an incredible moment.
Sometimes all you need is a reminder that out there lies a better place... a better world... a Walt Disney World.Visited In: 1983, 1988, 1989 x2, 1991, 1992, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 (passholder), 2007 (x2 x3), 2008, 2009 (x2), 2010, 2011 (x2)
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My magical Disney experiences
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride
Need I say more?
Have a Great, Big, Beautiful Today!
"No more Laserdiscs for you, Grandpa!"
Magic Kingdom Birthday trip
Our first visit to the Magic Kingdom was my 24th birthday and it's the best I ever had! A trip to Disney is always amazing but there's nothing like the wonder of that first time.
New Years Eve Wishes
Back in 2003 when Wishes was new, I couldn't wait to see it. I was in the Magic Kingdom on New Years Eve with my 2 best friends and that was when I saw Wishes for the first time. As we were waiting for the fireworks to start, one of my friends started playing with a 3 year old boy next to us, and it was just so precious to see, since I had never seen him play with kids before. And then the fireworks start, and it was just magical. To this day, whenever I see Wishes, I think back to that day, and it was just an excellent way to finish off 2003, and start 2004 in the park (at 2am, when we were all dead tired and really cranky lol).
26 trips to WDW
9 stays at the Polynesian
4 stays at the Wilderness Lodge
2 stays at the Contemporary
1 stay at the Grand Floridian
1 stay at Fort Wilderness Campgrounds (in a cabin)
1 stay at All Star Sports
9 stays off site
2 Disney Cruises--Both on the DisneyWonder
3 Trips to DLR
1 stay at the Grand Californian
1 stay at the Disneyland Hotel
1 stay offsite at a Friendly Neighbor Hotel across the street
1 Trip to Disneyland Paris (off site)
Jan 4-6 2009 Wilderness Lodge
Field Trip to Epcot.
I went on a field trip to Epcot for my humanities class my senior year in HS. I lived in Orlando then. I have so many wonderful memories from that one day trip.
Disney things I love:
All things Alice:
Concierge Service at AKLV
Recently my parents added AKL points to their DVC membership. We stayed on the concierge level. Never have I ever felt so spoiled in my life. Two of the conceirge staff knew us by name the second day there. We all got African beers when we checked in (two parents, two grown children, one spouse). Between free breakfast, snacks, tea time, appetizers from Jiko and Bomas, South African wine and beer, and appertifs, you'd think we were on the delux meal and wine plan...but it doesn't stop there. My birthday was the day before we checked in and they sent a cake to our room for us to celebrate. And absolutely best of all--the Sunrise Safari at Animal Kindgom. For 1 1/2 hours the savana was ours and it was breath-taking. The animal keepers were out checking on the animals and releasing them back. The male lion was roaring for a good two minutes. We stopped for several minutes everytime we saw an animal...and I learned so much about how Disney takes care of all of them. To complete the morning we received a huge home cooked buffet.
We were only there for two days before heading "home" to OLK...but it was an amazing experience I can't wait to have again!
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