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Old 08-02-2009, 05:08 PM   #16
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Smile Be patient cuz i told you so -


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Because (recently) everytime I hear a noise outside my front door, I race downstairs..... thinking it's UPS with my backpack. But alas - NO DICE. Not even a pair of fuzzy dice left in my mailbox . As I close the front door, I hear of rreeaallllyy loud exhale coming out of Ladybug (my 13 yr old female Beagle); a signal that she is saying, "I'm tired."
Or in this case I feel that she is actually saying to me, "KNOCK IT OFF."
Ah well.....patience is the key as ABD's policy states that guests will receive their backpack approx 45 days prior to their departure date. So, my best guess is around Saturday of this week will be the date I receive it .

Ok......about the helpful comments about the Wash Dc zoo and what nots:



From Iceman:

"They have tourist trap maps at the hotel Their is the oldest steel war ship from WW1 a submarine and a sea fearer museum behind the Hyatt and the Aquarium, USS New Jersey are across the way by ferry I think it was six bucks round trip.Thats if you are in that stuff.the picture link is thechapmansofflorida.shutterfly.com you will have a blast at what ever you do.O Betsy Ross house and Franklin Museum."

Ok.......on day 2 of this trip, looks like USS New Jersey for me - concerned about the time though since the scavenger hunt gets over with around 4:30pm but hey - it's worth a try..... SINCE I CHEATED .....dum de dum dum! Dum de dum dum dahhhhhhhhh!!!! ARGH!!!
yes - I admit it - I broke down the other day & watched Disney's "National Treasure." And WOW! That's a big boat (there is a scene in the movie where you see the USS New Jersey)! ok ok ok..... I know but ya know?? "I cudnt halp my self" ...he he he.... I am looking forward to seeing it again "rreeaalll" soon ;. The US New Jersey looks impressive & I hope I can see it.
** COOL MOVIE BY THE WAY **
So, a huge thank you for this suggestion cuz I rreeaallllyyyy don't wanna call it an early day while in Philly. I am on the go a lot, a solo traveler, and can cover a lot of ground in little time.


From Thatslygirl:

"In my opinion, skip the zoo, especially if the weather is projected to be really hot! Mainly for the following reasons:
1. The Zoo is located on the Red line, which almost always has issues.
2. The animals are almost always inactive unless you go before 11am
3. Compared to Animal Kingdom, the animals never really look happy, either.
4. I personally think our National Zoo is in very sad shape compared to other zoos in the nation.

The Spy Museum has late admission. Usually the last admission is either at 4 or 5pm. So a little bit before the museums close you can make haste over there. It usually takes about 2 hours to see everything. I have been 3 times and I think that is enough time. It does get pretty crowded sometimes.

You can do the Space Museum on its own and go to the Spy Museum later on.

The Natural History and American History are next to one another so if you get bored, just hop on over to the other. The Space Museum is located on the further end of the Mall. A lot of people tend to overdo the museums and try to pack a lot into one day. I just say pick a few exhibits you really want to see and plan your itinerary that way. It took me 27 years to finally see the Hope Diamond and when I finally saw it, I was like, "What a small rock!"

OK --- About the Wash Dc Zoo question:

I appreciate every opinon on this one BUT.....per reasons # 2 & 3 listed above, I have decided NOT to visit the National Zoo and enstead opt for the Spy Museum and or finish up whatever I did not get a chance to see in regards to the Smithsonians. **And yes, I promise to not overdo it . **

** And besides, I hear ya, WDW's Animal Kingdom rocks! **


So.....looks like all I am down to is (ARGH!) to finish packing my one suitcase (28 inch) with clothes and go over my "Is there anything else I need to pack (I am such the 'pack' rat) .

So....until my backpack arrives -

T.T.F.N.
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Old 08-05-2009, 06:34 PM   #17
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I have an extra backpack do you want me to send it to you,so you can relax LOL take extra sd cards for your camera.You can take a laptop and your backpack with you on the plane and leave it on the bus when you go sighting.I wish I would have taken my laptop with me but ABD gave me some wrong info.That way you can look at the pictures at night.WDW AK is better then any zoo we have beenat and we have been to alot.If you stay at AK they have a little private tour for guest check it out.Do the behind the scene safari their it's worth the money.And most important relax September will be here soon breath LOL
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forgot skip the scavanger hunt it's mostly for kids and kind of lame.We left half way thru and went to Betsy's house.But you decide
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Smile ah.....the misadventures of the missing ABD packpack, trip occupancy levels, etc...

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forgot skip the scavanger hunt it's mostly for kids and kind of lame.We left half way thru and went to Betsy's house.But you decide
Thank you Iceman for your kind advice (relax....breathe) cuz ABD can't find my backpack PLUS ABD hasn't yet closed off the deadline for this trip due to 20 people on this trip (anemic occupancy level is what I am hearing listening to ABD reps). So my feeling is this:

& or .



So..... I am in a mental state of "OK ABD.....WHO OR WHERE IS MY BACKPACK?"

So.... will update more on this this weekend. Yes, I am trying to maintain a good sense of humor about this.


About the scavenger hunt - good point. I am thinking about skipping it and heading on over to the USS New Jersey. THAT'S A BIG BOAT .
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I forgot to tell you last night unless they changed things up you have too go too the zoo after you leave the zoo you get on the super deluxe air conditioned motor coach with a bathroom with a locking door and head out to Williamsburg.When they were talking about the red line that thru me off.If they have 20 plus the trip will be a go .I to was excited about my trip it will happen
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I forgot to tell you last night unless they changed things up you have too go too the zoo after you leave the zoo you get on the super deluxe air conditioned motor coach with a bathroom with a locking door and head out to Williamsburg.When they were talking about the red line that thru me off.If they have 20 plus the trip will be a go .I to was excited about my trip it will happen
...... I strongly desire to maintain my sense of balance here and remember that I have never been to this part of the USA as well as I would dearly love to see why we became who we are.

But yes, I will write a little more about what is currently happening to this tour (by ABD) on Sun/Mon but more importantly, I feel that I need to hold off telling the whole situation until I reflect back on my trip via a post trip report.

So, to any others out there reading this, it would be nice for you to send me a emotional pick me up blog response cuz I get a sinking feeling that what happened to us ABDers in jan/Febr 2009 is being repeated here; just its much kinder and gentler.

Q: Do any of you feel that there will be a "cheapening" or cut back of this trip (by ABd OR the vendors) becuz of anemic occupany levels????

Q: do you feel that the hotels/what not will be openly rolling out the welcome mat for us or growling at us since we are only 50% occupancy?

q: Do you feel that there will be some" social interaction between us since we are only 20 people?

q: is it wise to bring a calling card, (I dont have a cell phne)?

and yes, about the zoo situation..... RATS! ah well....will respond more to that on Sunday but hey......i feel that yes.... no scavenger huny & take a ferry on over to see the USS New jersey

that wAS A nice tip! thanks!
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If your trip was canceled you would have already have heard about it. My trip was in December of last year and they canceled it in early October. And they will not cheapen anything. I would call ABD and see where your backpack is.
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Unhappy Backpack update.......kinda -

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If your trip was canceled you would have already have heard about it. My trip was in December of last year and they canceled it in early October. And they will not cheapen anything. I would call ABD and see where your backpack is.
ABD has chosen to leave the tour group close date still open, for approx 3 weeks or more, in hopes of getting more people to sign up for this trip (becuz from from I can understand from the ABD reps, the merchants are mad due to low occupancy on this trip). this means that the final list of names of people (and their mailing address) haven't yet been shipped off to the vendor who in turn mails out the ABD backpack.
So, as of today - still no closure in the close date & ABD is choosing to act niave in relation to the guest's backpacks.
**** and to think, what does this mean in relation to us receiving our airline e-ticket???? ***** The receiving of the backpack is significant because it represents a sense of realism to me that this trip will actually take place. enstead, I am left with nothing but non answers answers from ABD - which has me feeling quite depressed and feeling very confused.
I feel that there are two reasons why this delay is taking place - yet when queried about the specifics about the delay, ABD acts niave as is not specific as to the delay & enstead chooses to refer to this unspecific delay as "Unforseen Circumstances." I don't mind the delay BUT I do mind the fact that ABD has remained quiet on these issues and failed to inform this tour group of the delay. I was the one who found all this out, by accident last week, when i began to inquire about the status of my backpack.
I am feeling very nervous on all issues therefore & it is very sad that ABD fails to come forth and execute any kind of customer service. *** But again, all of this will be brought out in my post trip report *** but again, as of today, still no backpack.

I am doing my best here to take the high road and remain positive and to also keep a good sense of humor about me. I feel give me about a week and I will feel a whole lot better (OR WHEN I RECEIVE THAT ABD BACKPACK). -Anywho -

Glad to see that others are saying that a smaller tour group is ok & that there will be no differences in the ABD feel of the tour.

Will write more this weekend.

bottom line: this is my trip and I am going to enjoy it. its just I have hit a bump in the road & I have to traverse my way around it. After all, we can't control our enviornment but we can control how we react to it.
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ABD has chosen to leave the tour group close date still open, for approx 3 weeks or more, in hopes of getting more people to sign up for this trip (becuz from from I can understand from the ABD reps, the merchants are mad due to low occupancy on this trip). this means that the final list of names of people (and their mailing address) haven't yet been shipped off to the vendor who in turn mails out the ABD backpack.
So, as of today - still no closure in the close date & ABD is choosing to act niave in relation to the guest's backpacks
You know, according to the FAQ, you're supposed to get the backpacks & documents at approximately 45 days out. You're still at 49 days. I know that's nit-picking, but I don't think you should be freaking out yet.

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•Final travel planning documents will be mailed approximately 45 days before your trip start date. These documents will include the detailed itinerary of your vacation, as well as information to help you prepare for your vacation.
I just got my e-tickets today, and I'm 25 days out...

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ETA: Sorry, I mis-read the title and thought you were leaving 9/26. Obviously, since you are leaving 9/17, you are within the 45 day window. Sorry. I still wouldn't freak out... it's not good for the vacation enjoyment...

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Smile **** monica saves the day ****

.........YYYYYYIIIPPPPPPEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE EEEEEEEEEEEEE ......hmmmmm i don't know if i said that right................. YYYYYYIIIIIIIIIIPPPPPPPPPPEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

ok.....now I feel better.(THAT"S ME WITH A CASE OF THE GIGGLES) ** THIS TRIP IS NOW FOR R-E-A-L **

And I owe a lot of gratitude to you (the reader) as well as Monica; ABD rep out there in Anaheim California. She deserves not only a pay raise but a job promotion as well. Why u ask? Simple.

As I am driving into work this afternoon, I have tears of joy just a runnin down my face for the longest of time as I am listening to the tunes of Whitney Houston's "Star Spangled banner" as well as Ray Charles' "America" (as well as others on my 22 song cd I burned about 9 months ago).
As I am driving, I can just mentally picture (while in Philadelphia mid next month) the partially rebuilt President's house as I turn off on my left and see Constitution Hall, etc. ** Thank gosh I was paying attention to my driving cuz that's the first time I have ever cranked my 2007 Toyota Corrolla CE car stereo to a level of 46! With that, the biggest smile came across my face but dang it!
Why the heck am I still crying?? Well, it has to do with Monica.

Ok, I called b-a-c-k up to the call center (this morning), expecting to hear the usual "call center" attitude/ responses when she (I am guessing) heard my plight or read the extensive notes on my account and took the time to not only execute proper customer service but to also explain the following:

1) I am to receive (GIGGLE -- YYEEAA!!!) my ABD or a ABD backpack by Friday or Saturday (AUGUST 15th) of this week and to please call back up to the call center should I not receive it in a timely basis.

2) I am to receive (DOUBLE GIGGLE - YYIIPPEE!!) MY e-plane ticket by the following Saturday (AUGUST 22nd) and again, if I do not receive it in a timely basis, please call back up to the call center and report in that I haven't received it.

Moreover, she also used such wonderful customer services skills; such as 1) assure and regret, 2) apoligized for ABD's behavior last week, 3) walked me through what to expect from here on in to my date of departure, 4) actively listened and didn't interrupt, 5) had a smile in her voice , 6) recapped with me the phone call and 7) asked if there was anything else she could help me with today.

*** I tell you what, if there is a ABD person out here reading this, ALL people out there in the ABD call center need to take a cue from Monica cuz she is excellent !! **

....and by the way, there WAS one more thing I asked .... and it had to do with a question about taking a ferry across the river to see the USS New Jersey. (DAY TWO WHILE ON THE PHILADELPHIA PART OF THE TRIP).

She did not know the answer BUT she did offer an alternative solution by stating that the ABD guides are always there to help assist and ended the call with the following positive close:

"But rest assured we are always here for you and that we can't wait to see you."

It was there, tears began to stream down from my face. She asked what's wrong. I was quiet for a few moments. I felt like I couldn't breathe.
** OM GOSH ** THIS TRIP IS FOR REAL.
I felt like a huge gush of air leave my chest. It was like as if a huge weight had been lifted from my shoulders
** AND I OWE IT ALL TO MONICA & TO YOU (THE READER)**

I felt again like a little kid and as I briefly explained to her my feelings of joy as this IS an adventure of a lifetime.

Her response as to again thank me and we both hung up the phone.
BUT..................................what happened next freaked out my Dog (Ladybug) cuz.............

I let out a scream that I feel could be heard over in the next county!!

******** I AM GOING ON THIS TRIP!! **********

So, to wrap things up here, delays in the process of receiving one's travel info doesn't bother me as long as ABD keeps the guest informed and Monica stepped forward and reassured me (indirectly) that ABD is playing "catch-up" in making sure that this tour group receives ALL their travel info WELL before the trip commences.

Well, that's it fer now. I am going to "celebrate" tonight and make some Hamburger Helper while I am listening to the tunes of Elton John's "Philadelphia Freedom."
Now wait a minute! hamburger helper u say??

** YES **

What kind??

What else but "PHILLY CHEESESTEAK" HAMBURGER HELPER .


It feels great to be back! **THANK YOU & ESP A HEART FELT THANK U TO THIS MAN - FOR W/O HIM, NONE OF THIS WOULD BE TAKING PLACE:





COMING UP NEXT: RECEIVING MY ABD BACKPACK AND FINISHING PACKING FOR A TRIP OF A LIFETIME (TRIPLE GIGGLE)
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See and you thought the worst, relax and breath the ferry is right behind the hotel go to the back and turn left can't miss it.You will have a great time and being a solo travler will not be a problem.as for the small group that works out to your advantage. go over your notes and double check your personal trips and if you forget something the guides are right there.have fun and take way to many pictures
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I was in the middle of a rather strange dream the other day as I was talking with Minnie & Mickey (about of all things, world politics in front of the Hall of Presidents building) when suddently outta no where they both started barking.


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I looked at Minnie kinda puzzled when POOF!, she disappeared and I awoke to the sounds of Ladybug Barking and the front door bell both just a going crazy!
** COULD IT BE??? ****

I staggered to the front door and there on the ground, was my golden ticket! I thanked the UPS driver and ran back inside -

*** MY ABD "KNOW BEFORE U GO" BOX HAS ARRIVED ***

I ran back inside and tore open the box like there was no tomorrow and YES! The box of info was very helpful and answering a few more of my questions. And yyeesss, I even called ABD call center to express my thank you.

Of course now, you know what this means?? Why, I have to go last minute shopping. BUT......one checked luggage??? WHOAH!!! But I am up to the challenge to cram as much as I can into my 26' suitcase (under 46 lbs of course) along with a carry-on (under 42 inches).

Hmmm...I am still debating as to whether of not do laundry when we arrive at the Great Wolfe Lodge (Williamsburg, Va) or just skip it.
Suggestions? Opinions?



BUT..... RRRRRRR!!! I am sensing that when we check into Great Wolfe Lodge, we have a pizza party that evening, then we are off to check out the hotel for the rest of the evening. Ok....I feel a little odd eating all that pizza (silly question but here it comes) and drinking all that cola , then running off for a spa retreat at the hotel.
So, gotta field some opinions here.......go for it and hit the spa or relax inside their jaquzzi section of their waterpark??.

So, until next week -



Coming up next:

The joys of finishing packing (will I e-v-e-r finish packing??) my suitcase and preparing Ladybug for her upcoming "hotel stay" for spoiled dogs
(she's getting her nails clipped while there, a bath, grooming, her yearly shots...shhhh don't tell her).







P.S. question - if ya had to bring back a few momentos from this trip.......what "stuff" would ya bring back???? Magnets? Chip clips? What else?? Suggestions please cuz I have never been to these cities.

Also, some people bring "Stitch" along fer the ride....well I am going to bring that "I'm just a bill" character from ABC's School House Rocks series - who knows where he & his traveling friend might pop up!
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WOW! Now you can breathe a HUGE sigh of relief that you are going on this trip. Before you know it, the big day will be here and you'll be going on the adventure of a lifetime. It is really nice to see that you are really enjoying yourself with the pre-trip planning.
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Smile All opinions are in and...

... I will be doing no laundry while on this vacation. Details as to just how I am going 2 acomplish this (the redneck in me is coming out in the details) will be told this weekend. Until then, "Bill" stopped on by to pose for a few pre-trip pictures:









and his traveling pal:






UP NEXT:

My "dirty little secret" about doing no laundry while on this vacation will be revealed, watching great movies such as "Breached," "Frost vs Nixon," "All the Presidents Men" to my just why in the world did I go shopping at Walmart on Monday of this week (last minute things 4 this trip) at midnight?



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Smile Now....about that "dirty little secret of mine"....

.....ok - after a lot of soul searching over what to do, I have decided to pull the unthinkable while on this vacation. And that is............................keep reading...........ok......give up???? .
I've decided to implement what some fellow DISsers do in relation to their luggage quandry and that is to quietly & properly "discard" some of their clothing (their undergarments) while on vacation; thus lessening their luggage weight and making more room for other things.
So, this is a rather unusual way but IMO a necessary way to circumvent this issue of whether of not to do laundry while I am on this vacation. And because the biggest obstacle on this ABD trip is there are no coin operated laundry facilities until you get into Williamsburg..... 36 hours before you depart to go back home. Enstead, I can now continue to enjoy my vacation; especially when we roll into the Williamsburg Va part of it. .


Speaking of rolling into, you know you shop at Walmart tooo much whenever you roll in there and the workers know you by your first name. I like shopping at midnight cuz it's so quiet and you can get alot done with little to no lines at checkout. And with that, I spent last Monday buying last minute things for this trip and I plan on closing up my ONE suitcase (yes closing it up) one week from today and have it by the front door....all ready to go!
*** YYEEAAAAAAA **** .

Looking forward to the spy museum as those movies I watched recently were awsome! Esp "Breached." That guy in the movie, (Robert Hansen), was just plain....ummm.......


On a different note, Ladybug knows something is up cuz she has been sniffin the suitcase which sits close to the front door. Hmmmm....ya don't think she's trying to make herself small and jump in it?? Wouldn't that be interesting - trying to explain to the TSA that SHE was the one who put me over the 50 lb suitcase limit! .



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