Don’t Rock the Boat

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If there’s one attraction at Disneyland that is overlooked more than the rest, it’s the Davy Crockett’s Explorer Canoes. I’ve only done it once but I’d do it again. If you don’t have any upper arm strength, you will after you paddle yourself around Rivers of America. That’s right my friends, YOU have to paddle. … Continue reading "Don’t Rock the Boat"
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Grand Californian Villas Hard Hat Tour

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On Thursday I had the opportunity to take a “Sneak Peek Hard Hat Tour” of the DVC Grand Californian Villas. These villas are still under construction – they are scheduled to open late this fall – November according to some of the literature we were given. Our tour began with a continental breakfast and an … Continue reading "Grand Californian Villas Hard Hat Tour"
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Disneyland Paris – Discoveryland — Part 3 — Space Mountain: Mission 2 and Les Mystéres du Nautilus

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Space Mountain: Mission 2 Once again, I have to say that Disneyland Paris takes first prize when comparing one of its attractions to its overseas cousins. Space Mountain is easily the most beautiful of the five futuristic peaks and it definitely offers the most thrilling ride. This attraction was inspired by Jules Verne’s book “From … Continue reading "Disneyland Paris – Discoveryland — Part 3 — Space Mountain: Mission 2 and Les Mystéres du Nautilus"
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Disneyland Paris – Discoveryland — Part 2 — Orbitron and Videopolis

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One of the first attractions you see when entering Discoveryland is “Orbitron – Machines Volantes” (Flying Machines). This is a simple, yet visually appealing attraction. Twelve 2-passenger rocket ships circle a stylized orrery. (An orrery is a mechanical apparatus that displays the relative positions and motions of the moon and the planets as they orbit … Continue reading "Disneyland Paris – Discoveryland — Part 2 — Orbitron and Videopolis"
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My Disneyland Birthday Extravaganza: The Big Day

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As I briefly mentioned last week, a cast member at Paradise Pier Hotel made my day, my birthday. It also marked the first time I dined at Club 33 and rode in the Lily Belle car on the train. My actual birthday, March 6th, was filled with friends and fun. Come, let me show you. … Continue reading "My Disneyland Birthday Extravaganza: The Big Day"
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Disneyland Paris – Discoveryland — Part 1 — Entrance, Le Visionarium, and Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast

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When I was a kid, Tomorrowland at Disneyland, California was my favorite land. For me, Walt’s vision of the future was fantastic. Space-aged architecture and vast amounts of concrete created an exciting world for an impressionable mind. In the early years, I could pilot a flying saucer, ride in a monorail, and visit the House … Continue reading "Disneyland Paris – Discoveryland — Part 1 — Entrance, Le Visionarium, and Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast"
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Disneyland Paris – Fantasyland — Part 5 — “it’s a small world”

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Like so many other attractions at Disneyland Paris, I think their version of “it’s a small world” is superior to all the rest. Let’s start with the exterior of the attraction. The first IASW (“it’s a small world”) was in California. (Yes, I know, it was actually at the New York World’s Fair, but I’m … Continue reading "Disneyland Paris – Fantasyland — Part 5 — “it’s a small world”"
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My Disneyland Birthday Extravaganza: Planning

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I’ve recently returned from a week-long vacation in California to celebrate my birthday with friends. Over the next few weeks I’ll recap my days at Disneyland including Club 33, Paradise Pier Hotel, and my favorite things to see, do, and where to dine. I was baffled as to where to begin this blog until Linda … Continue reading "My Disneyland Birthday Extravaganza: Planning"
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Disneyland Paris – Fantasyland — Part 4 — Le Pays des Contes de Fées (Land of the Fairytales) & Casey Jr. — le Petit Train du Cirque (The Small Train of the Circus)

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Both “Le Pays des Contes de Fées” and “Casey Jr.” are located outside the perimeter of the Disneyland Railroad. To reach these attractions you must pass under a trestle. Le Pays des Contes de Fées (Land of the Fairytales) This ride is an updated version of “Storybook Land Canal Boats“ found at Disneyland in California. … Continue reading "Disneyland Paris – Fantasyland — Part 4 — Le Pays des Contes de Fées (Land of the Fairytales) & Casey Jr. — le Petit Train du Cirque (The Small Train of the Circus)"
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Disneyland Paris – Fantasyland — Part 3 — Dumbo, Tea Cups, and Alice’s Curious Labyrinth

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Dumbo the Flying Elephant Dumbo is a timeless classic. Both the movie and the attraction have been delighting children and adults for years. And the Dumbo attraction at Disneyland Paris is perhaps the most delightful of them all. Much of the beauty of this ride can be attributed to its location. It sits on the … Continue reading "Disneyland Paris – Fantasyland — Part 3 — Dumbo, Tea Cups, and Alice’s Curious Labyrinth"
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