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DonnaS
11-28-2000, 06:47 PM
<font color=blue>Cast Members:
DonnaS, late 30's, a Disney Connoisseur
RogerS, Donna's DH, early 30's, a Disney Connoisseur but not to extent that Donna is.

Guest Appearances by:
Teri and her family (Teri on the DIS)
Matt (Eeyore'stail on the DIS)
Nancy (NancyIL on the DIS)
Dan Murphy
Ted and his wife Von (Tednvon on the DIS)
Mindy (Donna's former co-worker who now lives in Florida)

Last trip to WDW was last December when we came for two weeks and bought APs for that trip. This trip was added in when we found airfares too good to pass up, especially since our APs were still good.</font>

Tuesday, November 28, 2000

We got up at 6am and showered and finished packing and walked to El Centro with our luggage (it has wheels). We were there by 650am and at 7am our same towncar driver (Mr. Quiet) showed up. We were at the airport by 730am and checked in. We couldn't get anything better than an aisle seat for Roger’s long legs as the flights were full.

We had initially booked an 1115am flight out of MCO but about a month ago they changed it to an 855am flight but did not adjust our connecting flight so we had a 3-hour layover in Denver. It seems like when you have a very short layover you have to run to your next gate. Well we had a 3-hour layover and were initially scheduled to leave from the same gate we had arrived at. Later they changed it to one gate over.

Our flight left late and it was pretty crowded and the seats were close together but fortunately the flight was under two and a half-hours. We landed at 407pm PST and were home by 5pm by taxi.

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<font color=darkblue>Donna S.
California

WDW 1990,1992,1994,1995,1997,1999, 2000
Disneyland Paris 1998
Disneyland California--too many times to count
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snuggles
11-29-2000, 12:38 PM
Glad you had a safe trip home. Thanks for sharing your vacation with us. :)

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Marla Hellwig
01-16-2001, 07:10 PM
Long layovers make for a long day. Thanks for posting!