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ADP
06-06-2012, 07:49 PM
Hi Everyone -

We are heading back to Orlando for a lengthy trip and thought I'd try and bring you with us as much as possible. I'll be posting live photos from the parks and resorts, DCL photos before we pull out of port (No photos during the cruise), photos from our trip to the DIS Welcome Center, and more.

We arrive in Olrando at 9:00AM tomorrow morning and check-in to our resort. On Friday we are heading over to Hollywood Studios for Star Wars Weekends. We'll probably spend the entire day there. Then Saturday we are heading to the Welcome Center and then to the cruise terminal for our 7-Night Western Caribbean sailing. After that, we are back to Disney World with a few days at Universal Orlando.

We have some dining ADRs scheduled. I'll surprise you as to where you are going to eat throughout the trip.

I don't plan on posting a lot of dialogue during this trip. I'll post mostly photos and captions and interact with whoever wants to post here.

First photo and update comes tomorrow morning. :)

Aaron
Kim
Anna

KristEn87
06-06-2012, 08:02 PM
Have a great trip Aaron and a safe flight!

Vickie46
06-06-2012, 08:04 PM
look forward to seeing your pics... Our trip is coming up soon too!

auroralark
06-06-2012, 08:38 PM
Have a good flight! I look forward to your report! :goodvibes

FairyGodmotherJen
06-06-2012, 09:23 PM
Have fun, and travel safely!

mdvlprof
06-06-2012, 09:43 PM
Goody goody.
I love being at WDW vicariously thru all your photos, ADP. And DCL is a added plus. And the Welcome Center, too. Yee Haw.

WaltD4Me
06-06-2012, 11:10 PM
:woohoo: Aaron live trip reports are my FAVORITE! :woohoo:

Have a FANTASTIC trip!

Are you going to check out AoA?

*NikkiBell*
06-07-2012, 06:04 AM
Have a great trip! I'm looking forward to hearing all about it! :)

OKW Lover
06-07-2012, 08:11 AM
We will be eagerly following your posts Aaron.

Many of us will be in WDW near the end of your vacation (Val & I arrive on the 21st late) so maybe we can meet.

ADP
06-07-2012, 08:42 AM
We will be eagerly following your posts Aaron.

Many of us will be in WDW near the end of your vacation (Val & I arrive on the 21st late) so maybe we can meet.
I'll be in touch Jeff...Thanks!

We are in O-Town!

Sooze
06-07-2012, 09:02 AM
I love ADP live picture updates! Yay! :)

Have a wonderful trip. Thanks for representing Indy so well on the call-in show the other day!:thumbsup2

jcb
06-07-2012, 09:11 AM
Does anyone else find this thread mildly ironic in light of Aaron's last blog pos (http://www.disunplugged.com/2012/06/06/smartphones-in-theme-parks/#more-34692)t? ;) I'm feeling somewhat guilty in subscribing to it but I just can't resist one of Aaron's "You are There" threads. :rolleyes1

Aaron, I hope you and your family have a wonderful time. Thanks for taking us along.

ADP
06-07-2012, 09:58 AM
Just checked in.

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ADP
06-07-2012, 10:00 AM
Does anyone else find this thread mildly ironic in light of Aaron's last blog pos (http://www.disunplugged.com/2012/06/06/smartphones-in-theme-parks/#more-34692)t? ;) I'm feeling somewhat guilty in subscribing to it but I just can't resist one of Aaron's "You are There" threads. :rolleyes1

Aaron, I hope you and your family have a wonderful time. Thanks for taking us along.
:goodvibes.

Thanks!
Well..I plan on using my smartphone responsibly... :) I think.

ADP
06-07-2012, 10:06 AM
We were greeted out front at AKV Jambo by our last name. Pretty nice touch. The we were escorted to the front desk. A great way to start a trip.

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tmoret
06-07-2012, 10:09 AM
Can't wait to hear about your trip! Have fun and enjoy your time there!

ADP
06-07-2012, 11:10 AM
Decided To go to the Magic Kingdom.

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jcb
06-07-2012, 11:12 AM
The fellow wearing jeans must have never been to WDW in June. :sick:

ADP
06-07-2012, 11:50 AM
Decided To go to the Magic Kingdom.

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ADP
06-07-2012, 12:20 PM
Fastpass enforcement

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Cherinva
06-07-2012, 02:47 PM
Aaron...looking forward to your trip report...gets me more excited for our trip in just over 3 months...have a wonderful time.

ADP
06-07-2012, 02:58 PM
Both Splash and Big Thunder have been down most of the afternoon. The crowd at the MK has really thinned out because of a few sprinkles.

OKW Lover
06-07-2012, 03:07 PM
Fastpass enforcement

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Is the second picture those who dared defy the FP return time? Or those who passed up an FP and waited in the standby line? :rolleyes1

Cherinva
06-07-2012, 03:07 PM
A rainy day at Disney is better than a sunny day at work !!!!

ADP
06-07-2012, 04:51 PM
The crowd was light at the Magic Kingdom today.

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Had a Citrus Swirl today with The Orange Bird. The Citrus in the swirl tastes very much like frozen concentrated orange juice.

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Took a rest near the Rivers of America.

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ADP
06-07-2012, 06:42 PM
Had a bite to eat at The Mara. Two thumbs up on the Grilled Chicken Flatbread!

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tammydel
06-07-2012, 08:02 PM
Yippee!
We are doing our first AKL trip to Kidani in 33 days. I'm so glad to see some pictures....as if I needed to get more excited:) Have a great trip!

Tammy

dansyr2514
06-07-2012, 09:31 PM
Both Splash and Big Thunder have been down most of the afternoon. The crowd at the MK has really thinned out because of a few sprinkles.

Wusses!! Break out the Mickey Ponchos!!!

ADP
06-08-2012, 07:52 AM
At Star Wars Weekends

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Anna is going to get frozen in Carbonite

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ADP
06-08-2012, 08:07 AM
On StarTours.

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ADP
06-08-2012, 09:15 AM
Hitting Starring Rolls for coffee and a cupcake.

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Vader doesn't stand a chance!

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GMR

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OKW Lover
06-08-2012, 09:45 AM
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Now that's a cupcake!!!

WaltD4Me
06-08-2012, 10:02 AM
That is an awesome cupcake! I love Starring Rolls!

ADP
06-08-2012, 10:33 AM
Darth's Mall

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ADP
06-08-2012, 10:52 AM
Got one of the last 3 left.

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Cherinva
06-08-2012, 11:03 AM
Cool pin !!!

belle41379
06-08-2012, 11:09 AM
Enjoying the pictures! That cupcake looks divine!,:cloud9:

OKW Lover
06-08-2012, 11:45 AM
Love Darth's Mall :lmao:

ADP
06-08-2012, 12:16 PM
You story Fastpasses.

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sayhello
06-08-2012, 12:24 PM
Yay! Another GMR fan! It's still one of my favorites!

Sayhello

WaltD4Me
06-08-2012, 12:48 PM
Love Darth's Mall :lmao:

Sadly.........I just now got that. :rolleyes:

Cyrano
06-08-2012, 01:10 PM
Aaron looking forward to following your trip.
I will be especially interested in how the weather fairs as we arrive on the evening of 22nd June at OKW.
Hoping to follow our family tradition and make EPCOT our first full day in Orlando :)

It is times like this I envy those on domestic data plans as I would love to post/tweet from the park. Sadly international roaming charges or alternative sims etc are costly and problematic.

ADP
06-08-2012, 01:14 PM
Muppets.

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Who's the guy in the goofy mask?

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Time to eat.

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Cherinva
06-08-2012, 02:05 PM
Keep the picures coming......

ADP
06-08-2012, 03:37 PM
The crowd at DHS was not too bad today considering it's a Star Wars Weeekend.

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EDuke98080
06-08-2012, 03:50 PM
Looks like lots of fun. Loved the cupcake!

Sooze
06-08-2012, 03:51 PM
Brown Derby..... yummmmmmmmmmm..... :goodvibes

FairyGodmotherJen
06-08-2012, 10:17 PM
Ohhhhh....Bryan's going to be seriously jealous. Darth's Mall??? He'd go nuts! He's already drooling over the pictures he's seen here on the DIS, and disappointed that we're not going until October!!

I'm going to have to check out that cupcake (hopefully they'll have something like it) when we go...wow!!! :love:

ADP
06-08-2012, 10:22 PM
Saw Yeehaw Bob tonight

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Now at Magic Kingdom EMH.

ADP
06-09-2012, 07:54 AM
We stayed at the Magic Kingdon unti 2:00AM last night. We are now up and about and getting ready to head to Port Canaveral. We are using FL Tours to take us to port, but before we get to the termina we are stopping at the DIS Welcome Center.

More photos to come today.

jcb
06-09-2012, 07:55 AM
We stayed at the Magic Kingdon unti 2:00AM last night. We are now up and about and getting ready to head to Port Canaveral. We are using FL Tours to take us to port, but before we get to the termina we are stopping at the DIS Welcome Center.

More photos to come today.

Have a great cruise!

OKW Lover
06-09-2012, 08:01 AM
We stayed at the Magic Kingdon unti 2:00AM last night. We are now up and about and getting ready to head to Port Canaveral. We are using FL Tours to take us to port, but before we get to the termina we are stopping at the DIS Welcome Center.

More photos to come today.

Didn't realize that FL Tours would include a stop at the Welcome Center. How cool is that?!?!

Have a great cruise.

ADP
06-09-2012, 08:58 AM
Heading to the Welcome Center and Port Canaveral via FL Tours!

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ADP
06-09-2012, 10:58 AM
Welcome Center.

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Got 2

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At the Terminal

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ADP
06-09-2012, 11:01 AM
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jcb
06-09-2012, 11:03 AM
I'm getting excited and I'm almost 700 miles away!

ADP
06-09-2012, 11:59 AM
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Cabanas welcome aboard lunch.

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ADP
06-09-2012, 12:15 PM
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ADP
06-09-2012, 01:24 PM
Cove Cafe - Buy 5 specialty coffees get the 6th one free.

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ADP
06-09-2012, 02:14 PM
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wdwscout
06-09-2012, 02:35 PM
Looks WONDERFUL!!!
Only 2 more weeks for us.

Enjoy :cool1:

ADP
06-09-2012, 02:39 PM
A bunch of DISers meeting on the Fantasy

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ADP
06-09-2012, 03:51 PM
See you on the other side peeps!

Sooze
06-09-2012, 09:00 PM
LOVED all of the pictures of the ship, Aaron. I can only imagine the magic you are experiencing RIGHT NOW! Totally jealous!

ADP
06-16-2012, 10:44 AM
Back on land and back to WDW! Oh! And back to the photos and updates.

At Saratoga Springs!
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ADP
06-16-2012, 12:49 PM
Checking out Sorcere's of the MK

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ADP
06-16-2012, 01:08 PM
Main St. Bakery scrim.

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From the Disney Fantasy.

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OKW Lover
06-16-2012, 02:00 PM
Welcome back Aaron. Hope the cruise was wonderful. Looking forward to your report...and more pictures.

ADP
06-16-2012, 02:01 PM
Splash. 60 minute wait.

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From Castaway Cay. A great day!

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ADP
06-16-2012, 06:19 PM
Hi Everybody -

I wanted to give you some of my impressions of the new Disney Fantasy while they were still fresh in my mind.

First the Aquaduck - It's faster on the Fantasy. There appears to be more of a slope along the port side of the ship which allows the rafts to move faster through the ride. The Dream doesn't seem to have that amount of slope. Also, along the ride there is a camera that takes a photo of you (the second hill). The picture will show up in in Shutters Digital only. There is not hard copy of the photo in your photo book.

Second - The fitness center in Senses Spa is too small. I went there more than a few times and there were so many people in the fitness center I had to leave and come back later. I think Disney underestimated the fact more guests would workout more on 7 night cruises versus 3, 4, and 5 night cruises.

Third - This was the best dining experience we've ever had on a cruise ship. I couldn't believe the quality and taste of the food. We never had a bad or even average meal. Our dining experiences were simply exceptional all the way down to the quick service food at Flo's.

Fourth - The entertainment was terrific, except the show on the first night which I'd recommend skipping. It's basically an overview of the ship and ship services in a theater show. It has some funny moments, but worth skipping. The new shows Alladin and Disney Wishes were great additions to the show lineup. Great music and dance scenes. The last night a show called "An Unforgettable Journey" is wonderful and worth seeing. Just be warned it is a 'tear jerker'. Characters are all over the ship. If you didn't see a character it's because you didn't want to. Lines were short and characters were dressed in several different flavors.

Fifth - Our service was excellent in the dining rooms and Palo. The only problem was with our stateroom host. I didn't even know who he was until the 3rd night. Some nights our room was not turned down and some days our room wasn't even cleaned. We were on deck 2 midship near the Enchanted Garden. Not a bad location for the dining rooms, entertainment, and theaters, but far away from deck 11. Everyone on the ship was very friendly and cordial.

Lastly - this ship is a little better than the Dream. There are more spaces for adutls and the technology is better. I honestly believe the sound system is better and funnel vision on deck 11 is better (more clear and crisp). One space I didn't get to take advantage of is the Outlook on deck 14. A great place to get away from the crowd, enjoy a drink, and get a great view of the ocean. Make sure to check it out if you're on the Fantasy in the future.

That's about it. Feel free to ask any questions. :)

ADP
06-16-2012, 06:39 PM
Photos from the Fantasy.

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ADP
06-16-2012, 07:49 PM
The Royal Court was our favorite restaurant of the three main dining rooms.

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ADP
06-16-2012, 08:15 PM
Resort specific merchandise at Saratoga Springs.

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WaltD4Me
06-16-2012, 09:05 PM
Third - This was the best dining experience we've ever had on a cruise ship. I couldn't believe the quality and taste of the food. We never had a bad or even average meal. Our dining experiences were simply exceptional all the way down to the quick service food at Flo's.

Fifth - Our service was excellent in the dining rooms and Palo. The only problem was with our stateroom host. I didn't even know who he was until the 3rd night. Some nights our room was not turned down and some days our room wasn't even cleaned. We were on deck 2 midship near the Enchanted Garden. Not a bad location for the dining rooms, entertainment, and theaters, but far away from deck 11. Everyone on the ship was very friendly and cordial.

Great pictures Aaron! I love the Fantasy detail shots. :thumbsup2

Glad to hear the dining was so good. It always surprises me when they talk about how the food isn't that good or is only mediocre.

Did you say anything about not seeing your room host and your room not being cleaned? That would have really bugged me, I hate when the room doesn't get done, I love coming back to a nice clean room after being out and about all day.

ADP
06-16-2012, 10:46 PM
Great pictures Aaron! I love the Fantasy detail shots. :thumbsup2

Glad to hear the dining was so good. It always surprises me when they talk about how the food isn't that good or is only mediocre.

Did you say anything about not seeing your room host and your room not being cleaned? That would have really bugged me, I hate when the room doesn't get done, I love coming back to a nice clean room after being out and about all day.

I did let Guest Services know about the issues. That seemed to help. One night I think someone other than my Stateroom Host came down and turned down our beds. From what I could tell our Stateroom Host had to be new (not from another Disney ship).

BTW - I took a lot of detailed pictures. This ship is so full of details its incredible. The one place that has a ton of detail is the Royal court. You could walk through that restaurant and take loads of photos. Just beautiful!

ADP
06-17-2012, 06:51 AM
Good Morning Everyone -

I'm off to the Studios and then off to EPCOT around 12 Noon. Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there! :)

DrMomof3
06-17-2012, 07:37 AM
Happy Father's Day Aaron!!!
Thank you for sharing your photos and thoughts with us. Enjoy the Studios and have a magical day! (Say hi to Matt if he's there!)

Amanda

ADP
06-17-2012, 08:08 AM
A picture perfect day at the Studios!

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TSM says a 60 minute wait, but I highly doubt it.

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This set has been hot for so long it's burning up! C'mon Monster's Inc.

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ADP
06-17-2012, 08:42 AM
Checking out some of the details

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Looking up never hurts.

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Glow-in-the-dark Mickey shirt.

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ADP
06-17-2012, 09:13 AM
Enjoying a cup of coffee, but no pastries. I'm still in a food coma.

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ADP
06-17-2012, 10:16 AM
Now at EPCOT. Phineas and Ferb is doing testing today. Going to check it out.

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ADP
06-17-2012, 10:33 AM
Picked up the transmitter

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Transmitter

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First stop Twinnings Tea Shop to speak to the clerk who gave us a sample of tea. Hmmmmm....,

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Next stop Rose and Crown Pub

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Next stop for an update.

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Next to the uk phone booth to pickup a golf ball.

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ADP
06-17-2012, 10:56 AM
Off to te Sportsman Shoppe to drop off the golf ball.

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Golf plaque.

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Last stop

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And drop box.

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ADP
06-17-2012, 12:24 PM
Enjoying a Father's Day Margarita.

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ADP
06-17-2012, 02:03 PM
Dined at Teppen Edo

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ADP
06-17-2012, 02:26 PM
Tutto Gusto wine bar in Italy pavilion.

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Menu

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Chandelier

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Beers

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Freshly sliced prescutto.

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ADP
06-17-2012, 03:52 PM
Brave exhibit.

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ADP
06-17-2012, 04:21 PM
Mr and Mrs Mallard

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ADP
06-17-2012, 05:55 PM
Drink up!

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ADP
06-17-2012, 08:24 PM
Hi Everybody. Kind of a strange day today. The weather was out of this world for June in Orando. The humidity level was very, very low with a lot of sunshine. Tonight's weather is very nice as well. A good night to get outside.

EPCOT was rather quiet today and I'm not sure exactly why. Maybe some guests and local Orlando area residents decided to stay at home and at their resort for Father's Day festivities. Either way it was a great Father's Day!

No real plans for tomorrow so we'll probably just wing it and see where we end up.

For those wanting to know more about the Phineas and Ferb World Showcase Adventure it was pretty good. With this game there's interaction with Cast Members working in some of the gift shops. Several of the same interactive stations used for Kim Possible are used for this adventrue as well. There is just a different story behind them. We did a golf tournament segment in the UK (the only one going today). I thought some of the phone segments with the characters were a little too long and we actually started losing interest in the story because the dialogue seemed to go on forever. A cast member asked us about our experience with the game after we dropped off our phone. If you have any questions please let me know.

More photos and updates coming later.

Mndisneygirl
06-17-2012, 09:42 PM
Just wanted to say THANKS for sharing with us! I was curious about the Agent P missions. Sounds like one might be enough!
Glad to hear you had great weather today!

ADP
06-17-2012, 10:04 PM
More photos from the Fantasy

Chocolate Lava Cake with vanilla bean ice cream.

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Grand Manneau Souflette.

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From the grand lobby looking towards the midship elevators and stairs.

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Above the elevators.

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Caramel Frappe from inside the Cove Cafe.

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ADP
06-17-2012, 10:09 PM
Inside Animator's Palette. Popcorn Soup!

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Monster's Inc display.

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ADP
06-18-2012, 09:02 AM
Good Morning Everyone -

We are off to the Animal Kingdom. We slept in a bit this morning. More live photos and updates from the parks coming soon.

ADP
06-18-2012, 09:39 AM
Sign outside of Animal Kingdom entrance.

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Sundowner Celebration info at the front of the park.

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WaltD4Me
06-18-2012, 09:57 AM
Are you going to hang around for the sundowner celebration?

ADP
06-18-2012, 10:07 AM
Are you going to hang around for the sundowner celebration?
Not today, but we plan on it this Thursday.

ADP
06-18-2012, 10:13 AM
Just hanging out.

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Beautiful flowers here.

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ADP
06-18-2012, 11:15 AM
A little busier at AK today.

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ADP
06-18-2012, 11:36 AM
New drinks at the Animal Kingdom.

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And Asia Inspired Chex Mix.

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We're checking out Flights of Wonder. It's been a while.

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ADP
06-18-2012, 12:59 PM
I honestly believe my daughter could do this all day if we let her.

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ADP
06-18-2012, 01:50 PM
Where am I?

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The Cars section of the resort opened today

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ADP
06-18-2012, 02:49 PM
Big Blue Pool

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New Cars section
Route 66

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Inside Mater's building

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Cabanas at the Cars pool.

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Cars pool area.

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Cyrano
06-18-2012, 05:42 PM
Just caught up with a mammoth update on your trip report.

The cruise looked absolutely wonderful :good vibes

Pleased to see that the weather is holding up for June :)

ADP
06-18-2012, 05:52 PM
AoA arcade is pretty big.

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ADP
06-18-2012, 08:25 PM
FYI - Saratoga Springs quick service outlet The Artist's Pallette now accepts the 20% Tables in Wonderland discount.

ADP
06-18-2012, 08:50 PM
From Castaway Cay last Friday

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Crab races.

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Did the Castaway Cay 5K with my wife Kim.

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ADP
06-18-2012, 10:51 PM
Hi Everyone -

We are headed to Universal tomorrow to check out the refreshed Spiderman attraction, WWoHP, the new Blue Man Group show, and the new miniature golf courses. A lot more photos and updates coming from UO tomorrow.

TinkerChelle
06-19-2012, 07:17 AM
Thanks for sharing your vacation with us. Excellent photos. :thumbsup2

ADP
06-19-2012, 08:16 AM
Checked into the Hard Rock Hotel.

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Producing a resort video today at Citywalk.

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AT&T coverage is not good in IOA. They have WiFi in Toon Lagoon only, but you have to pay for it. $10 for 30 minutes.

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Crowds are somewhat heavy at IOA today.

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ADP
06-19-2012, 11:30 AM
Hogwarts.

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There once was a day when we had the place to ourselves. A day like this reminds me of how lucky we were.

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ADP
06-19-2012, 12:01 PM
Flight of the Hip is 70 minutes and Express Pass wait is 30 minutes.

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They're selling the wands outside in a cart now

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ADP
06-19-2012, 02:35 PM
New ride reservation system at Islands of Adventure.

You get this device with your ride times loaded on it. You give it to the Team Member at the front of each ride who lets you in the Express Line.
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The cost for this service is 39.99 for one ride on each ride throughout IOA except Forbidden Journey and Terandon Flyers. 49.99 is for multiple reservations on the same rides all day long.
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This is still in test mode and only available in IOA. You pick up your reservation device, make payment, and make ride reservations at the front of the park to the left of the turnstiles.

Cherinva
06-19-2012, 02:40 PM
Awesome pictures !!!

ADP
06-19-2012, 06:01 PM
Checking out the new mini golf courses.

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ADP
06-19-2012, 07:37 PM
Going to check out the updated Blue Man Group show

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Got VIP Bluephoria access!

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ADP
06-20-2012, 06:56 AM
Hi everyone,

We are headed over to Universal Studios park to hopefully check out the new Despicable Me -Minyon Mayhem attraction and the new Superstar Character Breakfast. More photos and updates to come.

ADP
06-20-2012, 08:10 AM
Minion Mayhem.

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ADP
06-20-2012, 09:23 AM
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WaltD4Me
06-20-2012, 09:37 AM
I love the Minions, that attraction looks really cool! .... Still not going to get me to Universal, but it still looks cool. :)

ADP
06-20-2012, 09:38 AM
Goodbye Ammityville. Hello expanded Harry Potter?

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ADP
06-20-2012, 12:41 PM
Construction walls near The Mummy.

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Universal officials speaking to the press about Despicable Me.

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ADP
06-20-2012, 02:57 PM
Construction walls at Citywalk.

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Back at the Hard Rock Hotel

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Showing Bee Movie in the lobby.

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ADP
06-20-2012, 04:45 PM
Hey everyone,

We are back at Disney World. We checked back into Saratoga Springs. Got to our room and look at what we found outside our balcony.

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WaltD4Me
06-20-2012, 05:05 PM
Great trip timing Aaron, I think it's hotter in Indy than it is there in Orlando!

Love your big hidden Mickey off your balconey. :goodvibes

ADP
06-20-2012, 05:41 PM
Great trip timing Aaron, I think it's hotter in Indy than it is there in Orlando!

Love your big hidden Mickey off your balconey. :goodvibes
I think you're right. My lawn in Indy ought to be pretty brown about now. From what I understand there's a drought going on.

ADP
06-20-2012, 06:08 PM
Hi Everybody -

Just wanted to give you a few of my thoughts during our two days at Universal while they're fresh in my mind.

First Despicable Me is a pretty awesome ride. The theater configuration is pretty much like you remember from Jimmy Neutron. The one thing I noticed is the movement of the seats seems more smooth than Neutron. I thought the 3-D and film was very clean, clear, and crisp. The glasses are simiar to the gasses used at the Spiderman attraction. The queue and preshow room are very well themed. The premise of the ride is you are being recruited by Gru to become a Minion. However, you need to be transformed from a human to a Minion and then go through Minion training. When you exit the theater be sure to look up and check out the video screen where you will appear with the Minions. From what I could tell they seem to interact with you on the screen. I really liked that part of the attraction.

The updated Blue Man Group show is also 2 thumbs up. They left some of the more popular scenes in the show and changed a few not so popular scenes. The new scenes make fun of new technologies like iPads and more. Very clever. If you want a more personal experience be sure to add the $20 per ticket Bluephoria VIP experience. It's a great way to meet the Blue Men themselves. I thought it was well worth the additional $20 per ticket.

The new miniature golf courses are among the best I ever played, but beware they are costly. If you wish to play both courses you could spend up to $80. You do get a 10% discount with your Preferred AP and a 15% discount with your Premier AP. I'd recommend playing these courses at night because the neon lighting makes a big difference in your overall experience. The lighting and effects at night are really cool.

The updated Spiderman attraction is improved, but honestly not as much as I thought it would be. It's still the best attraction on the planet and it's now improved. Some new visual effects, wording, and music have been added. What's funny is I can't tell if some of these new elements were added or I just noticed them because the visuals are much more clear and crisp. Either way, it's still a great ride and the best attraction anywhere. I'm still convincecd of that.

The new Superstar character breakfast is much more improved than the Spiderman character breakfast at Islands of Adventure. The food is much better, there are more characters, and the service is solid. My only complaint is the price. For the 3 of us to eat there it cost over $80 (tax included). It's a pre-plated breakfast. You order your breakfast entree when you arrive. It's not a buffet or unlimited dining. Once you enjoy your entree that's it. You can't get seconds. I thought for fhe price it would be buffet style. If you're willing to pay the high price tag then you will probably enjoy it.

There's a lot going on at the resort right now. Can't wait to see what the next 2 or 3 years look like. I think there's plenty more to come.

ADP
06-20-2012, 06:58 PM
Giving this place a try.

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ADP
06-21-2012, 06:37 AM
Good Morning Everyone -

We are headed out the door this morning to try the Tusker House character breakfast. We are going to spend most of the morning and day at AK today.

More photos and updates to come.

OKW Lover
06-21-2012, 06:48 AM
Keep an eye out for those thunderstorms Aaron.

ADP
06-21-2012, 07:14 AM
In the park alone headed to Tusker House.

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We have the pink Flamingos all to ourselves this morning.

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We're here!

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buckeev
06-21-2012, 08:01 AM
We were greeted out front at AKV Jambo by our last name. Pretty nice touch. The we were escorted to the front desk. A great way to start a trip.

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So...What did they say...
"Jambo Mr. Technically Gifted!" :thumbsup2
If I may ask, is it relatively "easy" to upload pics to photobucketwhile in the park?

Thanks for the trip live reports...My son is SO excited...we'll be hittin' the road a week from today!!! 5+ nights at USO and "several" more WDW moments. Not too bad for a "rush/Surprise/Last Minute trip!"

He LOVED the Hidden Mickey on your building...that's one he didn't know about. :thumbsup2

ADP
06-21-2012, 09:32 AM
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Just hangin' around.

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Hidden Mickey...Yes or no?

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jcb
06-21-2012, 02:34 PM
So...What did they say...
"Jambo Mr. Technically Gifted!" :thumbsup2
If I may ask, is it relatively "easy" to upload pics to photobucketwhile in the park?

Thanks for the trip live reports...My son is SO excited...we'll be hittin' the road a week from today!!! 5+ nights at USO and "several" more WDW moments. Not too bad for a "rush/Surprise/Last Minute trip!"

He LOVED the Hidden Mickey on your building...that's one he didn't know about. :thumbsup2

I did this from Italy from my iPad.

You will want establish your settings on photobucket before you leave. I didn't want to upload 1.6 meg photos so I set photobucket to upload photos at 600 dpi (or ppi, whichever). I also created a separate photobucket folder for the photos I would be uploading. I used the photobucket app to upload but found it too cumbersome for taking the photos so I used the camera app for this, by and large. Once I did it a few times, it was pretty easy to upload, as long as you had sufficient bandwidth. In Italy, the photobucket app timed out a lot when I was trying to upload the photos. I doubt you would have that problem in Florida, unless the parks a stupid crowded.

Once the photo was uploaded, linking in a board post was a simple cut and paste.

I'm sure Aaron has other helpful information. I think he carries a power cord with him so he can recharge his phone when an outlet is available.

ADP
06-21-2012, 05:48 PM
Have your Birthday bash at Goofy's Candy Co.

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Lego Store tourist family.

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Sooze
06-21-2012, 06:34 PM
Oh, Aaron... it is a grass-scorching summer back home in Indy. Although the north side has been skirted with more rain than the west side. We are dry as a bone. Hope your lawn recovers quickly!

Thanks again for all of the wonderful pictures! So cool to see Gru at the character meal!!

WaltD4Me
06-21-2012, 07:43 PM
So, how was Tusker House? It's one of my favorite character breakfasts. Hope it's still good. Have fun at the Sundown Celebration!

ADP
06-21-2012, 07:48 PM
Hanging out at the Polynesian Pool

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Electrical Water Pageant.

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WaltD4Me
06-21-2012, 08:04 PM
Hanging out at the Polynesian Pool

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Aaron Del Prince! Are you pool hopping!?!?! :scared1:

Or are you there with Pete? :)

ADP
06-21-2012, 08:19 PM
Aaron Del Prince! Are you pool hopping!?!?! :scared1:

Or are you there with Pete? :)
Pool hopping, Yes. DVC pool hopping, of course. :).

ADP
06-21-2012, 08:22 PM
Oh, Aaron... it is a grass-scorching summer back home in Indy. Although the north side has been skirted with more rain than the west side. We are dry as a bone. Hope your lawn recovers quickly!

Thanks again for all of the wonderful pictures! So cool to see Gru at the character meal!!
If there's a bright side, I guess that means no lawn cutting for a while.

FairyGodmotherJen
06-21-2012, 08:25 PM
If there's a bright side, I guess that means no lawn cutting for a while.

No...none of that going on. It's pretty bad here. Though you guys might have gotten a little rain this evening (none here on the south side, unfortunately).

Great pics! You're making me want to go to Universal. We're going to have to get over there one of these days.

ADP
06-21-2012, 10:35 PM
No...none of that going on. It's pretty bad here. Though you guys might have gotten a little rain this evening (none here on the south side, unfortunately).

Great pics! You're making me want to go to Universal. We're going to have to get over there one of these days.
You should definately spend a couple of days at Universal.

ADP
06-22-2012, 08:46 AM
Hi Everyone,

We are off to the Magic Kingdom today.

More photos and updates to come.

ADP
06-22-2012, 10:01 AM
Enjoying breakfast at the Nain St. Bakery.

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ADP
06-22-2012, 11:03 AM
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Cherinva
06-22-2012, 12:25 PM
Have a great day Aaron !!!!

ADP
06-22-2012, 12:27 PM
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ADP
06-22-2012, 04:28 PM
Inside the new Dumbo holding tent.

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ADP
06-22-2012, 04:42 PM
I found out today we lost a DISer and very special friend to our Indy Disney Meet. Mom's Panelist Dannee Neal was a very supportive and enthusiastic person about all things Disney. I'm grateful that the Indy Disney Meet brought us together and I had the opportunity to meet and get to know her. Her energy and enthusiasm was contagious. We are all connected by our love of Disney and I'm very glad Dannee was a part of it. She will be greatly missed.
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ADP
06-22-2012, 10:23 PM
So, how was Tusker House? It's one of my favorite character breakfasts. Hope it's still good. Have fun at the Sundown Celebration!
The Tusker House character breakfast is still one of the tops in my list. It was very good.
We didn't go back to AK for the Sundown Celebration. The weather wasn't favorable so we decided not to go back. Sorry about that.

ADP
06-22-2012, 10:25 PM
Hi Everyone,

I have a few errands to run in the morning. After that we are headed to Downtown Disney so Anna (DD 12) can participate in the Levy Restaurants kids cooking class. The class starts at 11:00AM at Fulton's Crab House and concludes at 3:00PM at Wolfgang Pucks. Parents can choose to follow along or leave and come back later.

I'll post some photos of the experience here along with some photos from the park we go to tomorrow night.

ADP
06-23-2012, 09:20 AM
Current look at Spltsville bowling alley and entertainment.

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ADP
06-23-2012, 11:03 AM
Kids cooking class

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David Doss is at Downtown Disney Art of Disney.

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ADP
06-23-2012, 11:29 AM
Only at Disney World can you see the cleaning crew creating artwork.

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ADP
06-23-2012, 04:01 PM
Country Bear and Splash dance party.

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ADP
06-23-2012, 07:23 PM
Ate at Ohana and hung out with Lipoa!

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The night time lighting at Dumbo is pretty cool.

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WaltD4Me
06-23-2012, 08:15 PM
Awwwww, great picture! I love Lipoa!

ADP
06-23-2012, 09:20 PM
Goodnight from the Magic Kingdom

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ADP
06-24-2012, 07:26 PM
Just landed. Home sweet home! :)

ADP
06-24-2012, 10:00 PM
Thanks for following along everyone. I hope you enjoyed the pictures and updates. Be on the lookout for future blogs with more details about the activities and new things we experienced during this trip. Until next time...... :)

Cherinva
06-25-2012, 08:35 AM
You had a awesome trip, thanks for sharing it with us.

dsiind
06-25-2012, 11:09 AM
Aaron, thanks for remembering Dannee. We will all miss her bright spirit and giving soul.


I found out today we lost a DISer and very special friend to our Indy Disney Meet. Mom's Panelist Dannee Neal was a very supportive and enthusiastic person about all things Disney. I'm grateful that the Indy Disney Meet brought us together and I had the opportunity to meet and get to know her. Her energy and enthusiasm was contagious. We are all connected by our love of Disney and I'm very glad Dannee was a part of it. She will be greatly missed.
http://i1270.photobucket.com/albums/jj619/ADP102/0e20af57.jpg

crazydisneyman
06-26-2012, 10:32 AM
ADP, wow what a trip report!

You will need a vacation from your vacation, LOL. :lmao:

Thanks for all your pics and comments!

msande
06-29-2012, 09:43 PM
Thank you so much for sharing your trip with us. I won't be going back to WDW for a year so this filled a void.