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Old 07-04-2013, 11:05 AM   #61
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June 30th (part 3): THE GRAND FLORIDIAN 1 BEDROOM VILLA

We went outside and we were headed to the boat but it was closed due to the weather.

Rainforest Café from a distance.


Disney Springs construction? Meh.


We went over to the Pleasure Island bus stop and caught a bus over to Saratoga.

And of course, they had to switch out the drivers. They always do at PI, so I knew that, but it is just ridiculous. Note: we got on the bus at 3:10.

After they switched out the drivers, we stopped at Typhoon Lagoon.

GRRRR.


I was thinking that no one was going to get on a TL, but people actually did. And they all had no shoes on. LIKE REALLY. So the bus driver was like “DUDE [he never said that] where are yo shoes?!” (he wasn’t a gangster)

They were like “well can we put our shoes on on the bus?!”

And he was like “yeah dudes.”

Like how ridiculous!

We finally were on our way to Saratoga when we got stuck at the longest traffic light in the history of traffic lights. Like it was that long.

At this time, it was creeping up on 4. We NEEDED to be at Saratoga before 4 and that just wasn’t going to happen. I was praying the bus would let off at The Springs first and THANK THE LORD UP ABOVE IT DID. We got off at the Springs at almost 3:50. 40 minutes to get to Saratoga which is like two seconds from DTD. Ridiculous.

Once we got off the bus, we ran to the DVC preview center.


We got inside and went to the front desk and asked if we could check out the Grand Floridian models. You had to be there before 4 for the tour and it was like 3:55. BOO YA.

After we checked in, we headed into the little lounge type area where they had seating and refreshments.



They had cookies, lemonade, iced tea, coffee, and tea. Of course I got a cookie. #eatingmachine


About 5-10 people were there for the tour, including us. So it was a small group.

At about 4:05, our CM came in, who was earning her ears, and brought us across the street into the building holding the models. She lead us to the GF models and just let us go and explore them.

And then this is when I DIED.

We looked at the 1 bedroom first and I was like “OH MY GOD OH MY GOD!!!!!” the whole entire time. The villas were THAT amazing. You can take pictures in there, so being moi and all, I went picture CRAZY.

(So these will all be the 1 bedroom)

The bathroom.


Like stop.


THE MIRROR TV SO YOU CAN WATCH STACEY WHILE TAKING A POOP YAY.


Then we saw the shower and Mum was like “You could have a party in here!” It was HUGE.

So she danced in the shower.


Then someone came in so she stopped.

“Please, please, no pictures!”


We’re nuts, deal with it.

MIRROR PIC!


The amazing bedroom.


THE WALK. IN. CLOSET.


CAN WE JUST LOOK AT THAT MARY AND BERT PICTURE PLEASE.




The verandah—NEVER A PORCH—with a fake view.


Stop.








The fridge is in there!






The 1 bedroom was INCREDIBLE. It was just gorgeous and I would LOVE to stay in one, but since it is just the two of us, it wouldn’t be worth it. But the studio was just as nice! Those pics will be in the next update!

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Old 07-04-2013, 11:19 AM   #62
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No. Downtown Disney >>> Disney Springs


Literally though. You can see if from DTD.

The tub.

BAHA DUFFY REPRESENT XD
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Old 07-04-2013, 11:57 AM   #63
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Wow!! That 1 bed villa looks amazing. I love that you take so many photos, I had over 4000 from our last trip I never get tired of looking at Disney photos. I'd love to fly on th shamu plane it looks brilliant xx
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Old 07-04-2013, 12:30 PM   #64
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Wow!! That 1 bed villa looks amazing. I love that you take so many photos, I had over 4000 from our last trip I never get tired of looking at Disney photos. I'd love to fly on th shamu plane it looks brilliant xx
1. All of this
2. 4,000 is my goal for my next trip :P
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Old 07-04-2013, 09:23 PM   #65
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That room is AMAZING! I wish I could afford to remodel my home like that!
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Old 07-05-2013, 08:53 AM   #66
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Old 07-05-2013, 12:10 PM   #67
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No. Downtown Disney >>> Disney Springs

Literally though. You can see if from DTD.

The tub.

BAHA DUFFY REPRESENT XD
Disney Springs sounds awful. Like DTD ALL THE WAY.
We should’ve walked there! But I am way too lazy.
That picture of Duffy needs to belong in moi’s bedroom. It would match the Haunted Mansion theme so well.

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Wow!! That 1 bed villa looks amazing. I love that you take so many photos, I had over 4000 from our last trip I never get tired of looking at Disney photos. I'd love to fly on the shamu plane it looks brilliant xx
IT WAS AMAZING. I was in love.
Prepare yourself for August. PICTURE OVERLOAD THEN. You haven’t see nottin’ yet.
I need to fly on the Shamu plane.

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1. All of this
2. 4,000 is my goal for my next trip :P
How many did you take last trip?! And I mean 4000 will happen in January because um 1000 pictures of us doing crazy things.

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That room is AMAZING! I wish I could afford to remodel my home like that!
Tell moi about it!

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Old 07-05-2013, 12:14 PM   #68
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June 30th (part 4): THE GRAND FLORIDAN STUDIO and AULANI!

Next we moved onto the GF studio and even though it wasn’t a one bedroom, I was equally as blown away. THE ROOMS ARE JUST SO NICE. Like, we need to stay there. No doubt about it.

The kitchenette.




Like can we just stop.




The awesome thing about the studios is that they sleep five. A bed pulls out from under the tv and has the lyrics from Baby Mine. So while you are trying to fall asleep, you can bawl your eyes out. THANKS DISNEY.




This is more of the bathroom. You have the shower you see there—I guess you could still have a partay in there—and then on your right (you can’t see it) is a tub with a shower! So two people can be getting ready at the same time. I am guessing they did that since five people can stay in a studio now.


That is all for the GF villas! They are incredible, so nice, and GUYS. They are just too amazing.

We need to say at the G FLo. Like oh my GOD.

Next we moved onto the AULANI villas because of REASONS.

We checked out the 1 bedroom first.


HOW NICE IS THIS.




I can’t take it.


No big deal or anything.


This is a LAMP. Like where can I buy one.








And now onto the Aulani studio!










After looking at these models, I NEED to stay at Aulani. Like NEED to. And the Grand Floridian. We need more points. A LOT more. But sadly, they will not happen for a while. But one can only dream.

Next, we checked out the Kidani one bedroom villa!

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Old 07-05-2013, 05:16 PM   #69
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Wow all caught up now. Great updates. Hmm the 3x shirt, well you are moving to Fl with all those beaches and of course DW with the WP, use it as a bathing suit cover up. Whew no broken camera. Love the mo dancing in the shower and the pictures of GF is great. Now I can't wait to see if ya'll found a house. Yes I'm southern and use that word. Your going to be one start using it. LOL
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Old 07-05-2013, 07:34 PM   #71
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Wow all caught up now. Great updates. Hmm the 3x shirt, well you are moving to Fl with all those beaches and of course DW with the WP, use it as a bathing suit cover up. Whew no broken camera. Love the mo dancing in the shower and the pictures of GF is great. Now I can't wait to see if ya'll found a house. Yes I'm southern and use that word. Your going to be one start using it. LOL
Yay!
Thanks! (:
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Thanks again! The GF villas were awesome!
You'll just have to wait!
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Dying over your GFlo photos !! I want to stay there sooooooo bad !! Our points don't renew until February so I am not even looking until then. But it will happen and I can't WAIT !!

Awesome photos !! Thanks for sharing !!

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You should go see the models in September!!
Join da club!
It will happen! Spring break maybe?
No, thank YOU!
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Old 07-05-2013, 07:41 PM   #72
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You should go see the models in September!!
Join da club!
It will happen! Spring break maybe?
No, thank YOU!
We might ride over there and see them. We are staying at SSR at Thanksgiving pre-cruise, so we can see it then, too.

We actually like Spring Break. Us Disney experts don't worry about crowds, yo.
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June 30th (part 5): EVEN MORE villas and waiting for a bus. Thrilling, I know.

After the Aulani villas, we checked out the Kidani 1 bedroom. We have stayed at Kidani before in a studio so we really didn’t need to see it again. So we just checked out the 1 bedroom, like I just said two seconds ago.

The rooms at AKL are really dark, but they are beautiful, so that makes up for it. And um ANIMAL KINGDOM. The only park that has a resort based off of it. Just sayin’ to those AK haters. LOSAHS.

Moving on before I start ranting about AK haters…









LIKE CAN THIS BE ANYMORE CRAPPIN PERFECT OR WHAT. I CANT TAKE IT.






And that is all for villa pictures. WHEW! A lot, I know. Thanks for living through those cause there was like no action except moi dying every two seconds. You’re welcome for that.

We headed out of the building and had such a hard time opening the door. We had to have a CM HELP us. He pushed the door and it opened. Mum is the blonde, not moi.

But before we left, I HAD to take pictures of these awesome models. Like can I buy one.




We went to the Springs bus stop and waited for a bus to MK. Every bus except MK came. Cause of course. THAT ALWAYS HAPPENS. So I took pictures because let’s be real now.











#photoshop




I like to take pictures. Deal with it.

Mum (:


After like forever…

THANK THE LORD UP ABOVE.

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Old 07-05-2013, 07:46 PM   #74
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We might ride over there and see them. We are staying at SSR at Thanksgiving pre-cruise, so we can see it then, too.

We actually like Spring Break. Us Disney experts don't worry about crowds, yo.
WAIT. Pre-CRUISE?! I need more details, STAT.
When we were at the parks like 3 days ago, we didn't let the crowds bother us cause um WE WILL BE THERE ALL THE TIME so it doesn't matter.
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Old 07-05-2013, 08:15 PM   #75
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Joining in. I'm only slightly jealous that you're moving to Florida... I love that the cats are called Figaro and Meeko.

I love the Shamu plane. I need to go on a Shamu plane lol
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