Tuesday, May 15, 2012

First Day Continued

Despite my initial flub-up with the tickets, we couldn't have picked a better time to go to The Happiest Place on Earth.  Over the course of our time there, I think we only waited in line with any kind of duration for three rides.  Most lines were either pretty short (many times non-existent) or had fast-pass access.  

We have a really awesome carousel near our hometown, so we would have skipped the one at Disney.  But, the boys went to get fast passes and we couldn't ride any big rides without them.  We knew they wouldn't care about missing this one.  There was no line so we hopped on while we waited.

The Sword in the Stone wiggled a little so the girls were convinced that if they pulled . . . hard . . . grunt . . . enough . . . and . . . worked . . . grunt . . . together . . . 

We were going to ride every ride.  Our little ones were only too short for Indiana Jones and California Screamin'.  Since we started in Fantasy Land and the girls had had a great time there, we just kept going.

That may not have been the best decision.  That is real terror on some of those faces.


After Splash Mountain, we figured it wasn't necessary to scare the dickens out of the children.  On a few of the rides that had "drops," we took turns riding.  One time while we were waiting, we played under Tarzan's Tree House.  A big part of me laments the loss of the Swiss Family Robinson Tree House (it was so much more creative), but the kids had fun with this newer interpretation.


What is with all the 3D business?  I don't get it and I generally don't like it.  It makes me sick to my stomach.  But, Star Tours was highly touted and there wasn't much waiting, so we went.  

There are so many other rides that are more fun!  Like when the eight year old gets to drive.  hahaha

This was right before the last ride of the day.  I don't know how I did it, but I captured the way we all felt about the day here, on my little girl's face.

It was the best day ever.

1 comment:

  1. What!!.....the Swiss Family Robinson Tree House is gone.....and a Tarzan Tree House has replaced it. That does it.....is nothing sacred in this world!!

    Just kidding.......kind of.

    Love the expressions from Splash Mountain!!

    And that last picture really does capture the feeling of the "Happiest Place on Earth!!"