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FlaFortCampster
12-21-2008, 08:11 AM
Hi All. Back from a short, but wonderful trip. This will be the first attempt at posting photos, so keep your fingers crossed.
Weather was perfect, chilly at nice, warm, but pleasant doing the day and no rain.:cool1:


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Our humble Christmas deco Loop 2000.

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More loop 2000 Christmas decorations
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Continuing around Loop 2000
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Common easy and fun Fort decoration
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Our Charlie Brown Tree

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Beautiful sunset, almost time for Looping

Born 2 Fish
12-21-2008, 08:16 AM
:santa:
Great pics !
Love the table top tree.:thumbsup2

Shan-man
12-21-2008, 08:53 AM
More, please? popcorn::

2goofycampers
12-21-2008, 09:18 AM
Glad you had a great time thanks for the pix.

popcorn::

4mickey2
12-21-2008, 09:19 AM
very cool. i love the blow up decorations. i can't put mine out here because our winds are so bad they get ripped out of the ground or the snow buries them. so, now they are just camping decorations..

FlaFortCampster
12-21-2008, 12:12 PM
Looping Pics to follow
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A shy tigger


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Same shot, different setting


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A beautiful scene.


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This is site 1639 AWESOME. There was a path to walk thru the area. We talked to these folks, very pleasant.


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Same site, Santa on a teeter tauter


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Moving on to another loop we find Mickey and Minnie


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A neon Mickey


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This is a view of the same Mickey thru glasses provided at the site. Whoaaa!



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A true Florida Christmas for Mickey, shorts and palms


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We caught Pooh driving a nicely decked out cart.



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Goofy joins Mickey in neon. I like these!



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This site even had a projection TV. Where's the popcorn????


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This site which was around 700 or 800 had a mailbox that opened and closed. Really cool and so was the weather.


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Over to the marina to catch the fireworks


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Working on catching some reflections


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BOOM,BOOM


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Now that's some reflections



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The finale.



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Next was the Electrical Water Pagent, this is the shot after the adult beverage was taking effect.......



Hope you are enjoying the pics as much as I enjoyed taking them. Day 2 to follow.

Shan-man
12-21-2008, 02:09 PM
Lovin it, keep em comin! popcorn::

FlaFortCampster
12-21-2008, 05:39 PM
Day 2 - Chilly last night and foggy this morning, but another beautiful day.

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Fort Splendor

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Poor Santa - He must have been looking at all the Christmas decorations and not where he was going.


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Looks like TCD was here


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My favorite time of day, morning at Bay Lake


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Some of the residents were already eating breakfast.


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Florida Fall at Bay Lake looking towards the old Discovery Island.


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Butterfly's view of the Trail's End


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Typical Fort view, color and frontier items


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Ahhhh, Trail's End has just opened for breakfast, Mickey waffles and sticky buns and hot coffee.


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Wait a minute, is that Bigfoot?????


That's all for now. Hope you are enjoying these. I know I love to look at all the pics that everyone posts.

LONE-STAR
12-21-2008, 07:03 PM
great pic's:thumbsup2

2goofycampers
12-21-2008, 08:15 PM
[QUOTE=FlaFortCampster;29263848]


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Wait a minute, is that Bigfoot?????/QUOTE]

That Born 2 Fish finds all the good fishing spots. :lmao:

Cindy F
12-21-2008, 11:09 PM
You take such gorgeous and creative pictures! I hope you have lots more to post popcorn::

Tri-circle-D
12-22-2008, 07:40 AM
Good job, FFC!

Great job on your decorations, and on your photographs. Keep them coming!

TCD

Born 2 Fish
12-22-2008, 01:29 PM
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Florida Fall at Bay Lake looking towards the old Discovery Island.
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Did anyone notice the folk fishing by the island on the pontoon? :thumbsup2
Must have been morning or so when you took this pic,,the water still looks mellow.




Love the pics !

FlaFortCampster
12-22-2008, 05:09 PM
Glad you are enjoying the photos. Here are the last of the trip. Enjoy. When's the next trip...???

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Now I know why we heard the neighbors growling at each other last night.


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Nice family though.


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Snow in Florida!!!!


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Twilight at the Marina, heading over to WL for dinner.


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A bird takes flight as another great day at the Fort turns to night.


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The tree at the Settlement area.


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Foggy morning


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Quiet morning


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Turned in the golf cart and checked out the butterfly garden at the Outpost.

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This is Florida in December, colorful flowers and bright sunshine, how incredible is it to live in this state!!!


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The Outpost check in building surrounded by the butterfly garden.


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A butterfly hard at work.


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Finale at Epcot Illuminations


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Rays of sunshine packing up the pup. Great trip. Thanks again Fort Wilderness!!!!!

Born 2 Fish
12-22-2008, 05:21 PM
:santa:

What wonderful pictures, we have enjoyed so much.
I dont know when your next trip is,,but take us with you, I will gladly carry your camera for you.:)

bama_ed
12-22-2008, 06:54 PM
FlaFortCampster,

I LOVE to see pictures of the popups decorated at the Fort for Christmas. Not enough of them IMO <sniff>.

Love the pix! :3dglasses

Bama ED