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Old 01-23-2013, 08:31 AM   #1
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A Winter Escape to the Enchanted Forest-Jan'13 TR:**5/21 Parting Thoughts/New PTR!

Welcome to my trip report and thanks for dropping by!

The first part of this TR includes some of my live reports and pictures that I posted during our trip from January 25th-29th, 2013.
If you would like to skip ahead, you can follow the links on my table of contents below. If you would like to browse through the live report portion, they are posts #19 through #100.

If you haven't been following my previous TRs, welcome and hope you stay for a bit! Here's the Pre-Trip Report for this trip. I also have links to TRs for the last two trips to WDW and Disneyland in my signature For my returning DIS friends, welcome back and thanks for sticking around!

The cast of characters for this trip were myself, DW, DD6, DS3, and DFIL. It was a more abbreviated trip compared to our last one in April. Honestly, I don't think we could ever top that trip in terms of all the things we got to experience including staying at the Poly. But we had another magical trip and I can't wait to start sharing the details with you!
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A Winter Escape to the Enchanted Forest - January 2013 Trip Report/PTR
A Solo Trip to Disneyland 28 years in the Making! A Trip Report for October 16 and 17th, 2012
Our First Magical Poly Vacation! April 14-21, 2012 - Trip Report/ Live Report/ PTR


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Table of Contents

Thursday, January 24th, 2013
How I Panicked My Way to Disney

Friday, January 25th, 2013
Part I: Reach for the Skyyyyyy! Or I'll Sling this Pie!
Part II: We Scare Because We Care
Part III: And We Lived Beneath the Waves In Our Yellow (more rusty than yellow) Submarine
Part IV: Jose, Could You Point Your Tail Away From Me?
Part V: AoA Night Photo Tour

Saturday, January 26th, 2013
Part I: A Poacher-Free Safari
Part II: "Dancing was good......especially the monkeys."
Part III: It's the End of the World As We Know It
Part IV: For the Birds
Part V: Jammin' to the Rhythm of One
Part VI: In Search of Tigers and a Yeti

Sunday, January 27th, 2013
Part I: (Picture-Free) Stories From a Cast Member and Others
Part II: The Elevator In Dire Need of Maintenance
Part III: Oink, Oink, Oink, Ka-Ching!
Part IV: "Dudes and Chicks" According to Crush

Monday, January 28th, 2013
Part I: Morning with the Fab Five and a Princess
Part II: As Off Through the Waves We Roll
Part III: I Feel a Song Getting Stuck in My Head
Part IV: Drink Up Me Hearties
Part V: Give a Little Whistle! Part 1 and Part 2
Part VI: Anastasia, Our Favorite "Princess"
Part VII: Paging Mr. Morrow. Mr. Tom Morrow.
Part VIII: Star Light Star Bright. Oh Wait, That's Just a Mickey Balloon.

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
Part I: C'mon Eeyore, Move Your Tail!
Part II: Tales As Old As Time
Part III: "It's T-Shirt Day!"
Part IV: Stories From Peco Bill's
Part V: One More Celebration To End Our Trip

Parting Thoughts

Mini-Trip Reports

DC Tour Day 1: Central Michel Richard, Smithsonian American Art Museum and Portrait Museum, Rasika West End - Part I and Part II
DC Tour Day 2: Sunrise at Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam and Korean War Memorials, Tidal Basin, White House Part I, Part II, and Part III
DC Tour Day 3: Smithsonian National Zoo
DC Tour Day 4: Kite Festival and US Capitol Part I and Part II

Cherry Blossom Festival: Fireworks, Tidal Basin, Peak Bloom

Washington National Cathedral


Disney Photo Posts
#1 A Main Street Cast Member With Her Balloons
#2 Spaceship Earth at Night
#3 "Not in my town, you don't!"
#4 Rocking and Rolling
#5 Happy Unbirthday To You!
#6 From Far and Wide
#7 Up where they stay all day in the sun
#8 A Shot in the Dark
#9 Up A Lazy River
#10 Sunbeams Will Soon Smile Through
#11 A Main Street Celebration
#12 Foggy Conditions
#13 Enter the World of Tomorrow and Fantasy
#14 Wildest Ride in the Wilderness
#15 On Goofy's Trail
#16 And At Last I See the Light
#17 Faraway Land
#18 Spying On a Pirate
#19 A Stare Down
#20 Illuminated Stories
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Discovering A Whole New World of Disney - An October Photo Safari 2013: Trip Report /PTR
A Winter Escape to the Enchanted Forest - January 2013 Trip Report/PTR
A Solo Trip to Disneyland 28 years in the Making! A Trip Report for October 16 and 17th, 2012
Our First Magical Poly Vacation! April 14-21, 2012 - Trip Report/ Live Report/ PTR


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It's almost time for BOTH of us! Yippeeee!
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Hope you have a GREAT time too!
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Hi! Thought I'd pop in and check out the new TR since I've seen you around on other TRs. Live updates are always fun!

Have a great time!!
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Old 01-23-2013, 05:18 PM   #8
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Have a fun trip!!!
Thank you! 24 hours to go before we're on our plane to MCO!

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Hi! Thought I'd pop in and check out the new TR since I've seen you around on other TRs. Live updates are always fun!

Have a great time!!
Thanks for joining in! I'll try to post as much as I can with my iphone.

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Thank you! Can't wait to get to Disney!
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How do you post pics from your iPhone?
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How do you post pics from your iPhone?
You'll need to download two apps for your iPhone. One for DISboards, and one for Photobucket (at least that's the photo site I usually use when I post on DIS).

I can upload pictures to my Photobucket account/album from my phone using the Photobucket app. Once the pictures are uploaded and visible in my album, using the app I can copy the direct link to the picture.

Then I open the DIS app, find my thread, and post the picture (there's an image button from one of the dropdown menus) by pasting the copied link.

Hope that helps!
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A Winter Escape to the Enchanted Forest - January 2013 Trip Report/PTR
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Thanks I was trying to the other day but the reviews for photo bucket said the last update messed up the app so I didn't try. I will try it out.
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Thanks I was trying to the other day but the reviews for photo bucket said the last update messed up the app so I didn't try. I will try it out.
Hmmm, I don't think I updated the app in a long time for photobucket, so maybe that's why it's been working better?
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A Winter Escape to the Enchanted Forest - January 2013 Trip Report/PTR
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Old 01-24-2013, 05:06 AM   #13
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YAY!!!! It's your trip report!!

Have a wonderful trip! Tell Mickey we'll see him in 8 weeks!!
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Old 01-24-2013, 11:59 AM   #14
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YAY!!!! It's your trip report!!

Have a wonderful trip! Tell Mickey we'll see him in 8 weeks!!
I will let Mickey know!

Finished my clinic for the day - will be heading home to pick up the kids and then on to the airport!!
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Discovering A Whole New World of Disney - An October Photo Safari 2013: Trip Report /PTR
A Winter Escape to the Enchanted Forest - January 2013 Trip Report/PTR
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I'm along for the ride - but I leave on Saturday so we'll be down there the same time! Taking the Auto Train and arriving on Sunday! Weather looks fabulous - especially after the cold this week! I'm in NoVA as well!

Just my daughter and I - she's my normal traveling companion - 23 and working so this is her first vacation on about 15 months - she's very ready - I keep telling her welcome to the real world!
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