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Old 02-12-2013, 10:50 AM   #751
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It would be like the Harry Potter bus... and all of us would be there... and we'd have beds... and free unlimited park admission..
....and we'd be SKINNIER??!?!?!?
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Old 02-12-2013, 10:54 AM   #752
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....and we'd be SKINNIER??!?!?!?
Definitely!!! We could even ride our broomsticks!

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I measured it with www.gmap-pedometer.com and it comes to about 400 yards from the very last room on the long trails to the bus stop. And 230 yards to the lobby.
Wow, im impressed
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You are welcome! I use that website to map out my runs, so it was not a big deal at all. At least now we know a nearly exact answer.
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Here are some pictures from our trip to Kidani last month. Our approach and check in.















We had a one bedroom Savannah view Villa.































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And I love all these little details on the living room TV armoire and chairs.







And I wouldn’t want to forget the second bathroom and the laundry.





Here are some pictures from our room the day after we checked in.







We had a 6:45 reservation at Sanaa, and I was really hoping for some time on the balcony watching the animals and enjoying a glass of wine. Unfortunately I ended up with only half an hour in the room before we had to take off for our dinner reservation. But I took these photos before we left.









This little bunny snuck his way out onto the Savannah



The Ankole Cattle liked to hang out near our window. This one guy really was interested in the feeding station for the giraffe. So much so that he was sticking his antler into the feeding station to knock the leaves on the floor so that he could have a tasty treat.



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Then we headed out to the restaurant around 6:30PM





It wasn’t very busy, but still they wanted to give us a pager.



It didn’t take long for them to seat us and we were right next to a window. It was already dark, so we really couldn’t see a lot of animals. So we began to peruse the menu.











We started off with the bread service. We choice 2 orders of Naan, Garlic Ginger Naan, Onion Kulcha and Pappadum. For accompaniments we had the Cucumber Raita (clockwise from the top), Red Chile Sambal, Mango Chutney, Garlic Pickle, and Tamarind Chutney.



Here are the Mustard Seed Crusted Scallops with Coconut Cream Sauce.



And the Lamb Kefta Kebabs with Mint Chutney.



And then we split the Sanaa Vegetarian Sampler, we chose the Stewed Lentils and Paneer Tikka with Basmati Rice. They split it into two portions for us.





We passed on dessert. That was a perfect meal.
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Thanks for all the pictures and descriptions!!! Keep them coming if you have more!

For the Sanaa naan service, which ones were the flat crispy ones? I want to know so I could avoid them, the other ones look so much better.

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Thanks for all the pictures and descriptions!!! Keep them coming if you have more!

For the Sanaa naan service, which ones were the flat crispy ones? I want to know so I could avoid them, the other ones look so much better.

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The flat crispy ones were the Pappadum, and just because the Naan bread is fluffier, both are equally tasty in their own rites. I like having both for the contrast in flavors.
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I just recycling the portions of my TR which are applicable to the AKL/AKV and posting them as I post them in my TR. I have a few more updates that I can post and will when I get them ready for my TR.

The flat crispy ones were the Pappadum, and just because the Naan bread is fluffier, both are equally tasty in their own rites. I like having both for the contrast in flavors.
The flat crispy ones are a complementary appetizer at an Indian place here! Glad I know the name now! They serve it with this spicy, tomato looking sauce. Mm

But, I'm definitely a naan fan.
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Old 02-12-2013, 07:26 PM   #762
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.....YAY~~Alison brought pictures!!! Keep them coming - they're FABULOSO!
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WWYD - room a the AKL

Hi experts!

So DH with two toddlers (3&1) are headed to Disney this September. Rented points for BLT with my parents which will be great.... But resides don't start until Sunday and we decided to drive down Saturday instead to have a resort day before we start in the parks.

I had tossed out the idea with AOA or a moderate.....but now I think I really want the AKL! Dd3 is animal crazy (as is her dad) so I think the pools and activities would be great. But I'm also trying to be cheap(er). It will be value season and I have an AP. I want AKL but not at rack rates.

What is te best strategy....wait it out and book standard view when the discounts are released? Or pool view for a few bucks more? Or rent a studio villa/wait or Disney discount on one?
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Ummmmm and Allison's photos aren't helping. Just feeding the frenzy. So lovely!
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