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Old 09-16-2012, 05:10 AM   #1
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We have arrived

3.04am and I have been wide awake since 1.30am. Flight over was long and my tailbone just ached most of the way so getting comfortable was hard and I got about 43 seconds sleep.

Flew through immigration/customs at LAX - DD having a broken arm does have advantages. Candy Cane Inn is nice and clean. Very hot here, meant to be 37 degrees today
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Old 09-16-2012, 05:12 AM   #2
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Have a great trip after you get some sleep
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Old 09-16-2012, 05:21 AM   #3
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3.04am and I have been wide awake since 1.30am. Flight over was long and my tailbone just ached most of the way so getting comfortable was hard and I got about 43 seconds sleep.

Flew through immigration/customs at LAX - DD having a broken arm does have advantages. Candy Cane Inn is nice and clean. Very hot here, meant to be 37 degrees today
Hey mate..welcome to the USA

Yep, it's a long flight and my dh also complained about bony bum syndrome nothing a few dozen pillows couldnt fix.....

Sunscreen....we are sunburnt so use it...

I'm up again at 5.30 am...so sleep pattern is going to suck for a while...enjoy the early morning peace and quiet while it lasts

Have a great day
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Old 09-16-2012, 06:22 AM   #4
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Glad you arrived safely. Will be thinking of DD's arm in the heat. The upside is you'll use less sunscreen.
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Old 09-16-2012, 06:24 AM   #5
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Woohoo! Happy holidays! Enjoy, we'll see you over there in 6 days! Hpefully it's cooled down a little bit!
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Old 09-16-2012, 04:23 PM   #6
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Glad you arrived safely!!
Hope you manage to get some sleep soon - jetlag can be a killer!!! Looking forward to hearing more!!
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Old 09-16-2012, 05:52 PM   #7
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Sorry to hear about your sore tailbone. This is something I am nervous about for this upcoming trip too.

Jetlag sucks, so does heat but Disney is Yay so it balances out I think. Hope your sleep settles down soon.
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Old 09-16-2012, 06:28 PM   #8
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Great to know and pleased you are enjoying Candy Cane Inn - that's also where we stayed when we last visited Disneyland. I appreciated the shuttle at the end of long days walking around the parks. I'm enjoying following your progress on FB too and I see you are originally from N.Z.!! So you are a fellow Kiwi
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Old 09-16-2012, 09:16 PM   #9
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Glad you arrived safe and well, keep cool, I'm REALLY hoping it cools down a bit by Thursday!
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Glad to hear you are at Disneyland at last! My DS can sympathize with the sore bum problem, he's had it too this trip, not enough padding , he's built like a stick!

I also sympathize re the sleep, I keep waking up in the middle of the night and have been listening to an audio book on my iPad to help put me back to sleep again, at this stage I'd kill for an uninterrupted night!

Enjoy some Disney magic and hope your DD doesn't have too much discomfort from the cast.

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3.04am and I have been wide awake since 1.30am. Flight over was long and my tailbone just ached most of the way so getting comfortable was hard and I got about 43 seconds sleep.

Flew through immigration/customs at LAX - DD having a broken arm does have advantages. Candy Cane Inn is nice and clean. Very hot here, meant to be 37 degrees today
CCI looks like a well located place to stay. Can't wait for your viewpoint on it.
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Old 09-17-2012, 12:30 AM   #12
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Great to hear from you. I hope the temperatures cool down a bit for you in the coming days
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Old 09-17-2012, 05:40 AM   #13
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Good to see you made it safely. Sorry about the tailbone though. I certainly have no lack of padding but I found that is what bothered me most on the flight over.

I would also be interested in hearing how the CCI is. I am trying to pick a place to stay next year.
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Old 09-17-2012, 08:21 AM   #14
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Yay that you arrived safe and sound! I am also following along on fb.
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Old 09-21-2012, 07:51 PM   #15
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We have had busy days since arriving. The weather has been hot but nice at the same time.

Sunday - full day at Disneyland and dinner at Goofy's Kitchen
Monday - full day at California Adventure and dinner at Rainforest Cafe
Tuesday - shopping at South Coast Plaza
Wednesday - took bus to Orangefair Shopping Centre, Disneyland for a few hours at night
Thursday - Legoland
Today - finished off the 'lands' at Disneyland. Very hot today.
Tomorrow - full day tour LA/ Hollywood
Sunday - leave on Disney Wonder cruise

When we return from the cruise we are staying at Hojos for 3 nights. Plans are to finish California Adventure, Citadel shopping outlet, Halloween party, favourite rides at both parks.

It will all be over soon enough and the next holiday will be planned . According to DD we are going to Hawaii lol.
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