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Old 09-12-2012, 11:50 PM   #1
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May 2012 TR - New post 26/9 Boarding and Day 1 on the Disney Fantasy

Ok, ok I know I have been totally slack with this years trip report but I am promising here and now to finish it for your viewing pleasure.... and for my own records!

I figured with all those traitorous Aussies/Kiwis leaving us this month (read jealous!) I could help provide amusement for the rest of us poor (jealous) souls!

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Itinerary
Practising my photography skills
Day 1 - Travel Day
Day 1 - Continued
Day 2 - LAX to MCO
Day 3 - Downtown Disney
Day 4 - Magic Kingdom
Day 5 - Disney Hollywood Studios
Day 6 - Part I - Animal Kingdom 14.09.12
Day 6 - Part II - EPCOT 16.09.12
Day 7 - Legoland 17.09.12
Day 8 - Magic Kingdom 22.09.12
Day 9 - Disney Fantasy Embarkation26.09.12
Day 10 - Disney Fantasy Sea Day 23.01.13
Day 11 - Disney Fantasy Sea Day 24.01.13
Day 12 - Disney Fantasy St Maarten 21.04.13
Disney Cruise Photos 21.04.13
Day 13 - Disney Fantasy St Thomas/St John NEW!!! 4.06.13[/COLOR]
Day 14 - Disney Fantasy Sea Day NEW!!! 4.06.13
Day 15 - Disney Fantasy Castaway Cay NEW!!! 7.06.13
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Old 09-13-2012, 12:04 AM   #2
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Yay, many thanks. Nothing better than an Aussie/NZ trip report
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Old 09-13-2012, 12:58 AM   #3
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So while I wait for my photos to upload to the blog, I will entertain you with my next trick....

Possible my two FAVOURITEST (is that a word) photos from this trip.





Seriously, don't you think these are two perfect advertisements for Disney??


ETA: Sorry for the HUGENESS of these but photobucket is being a pain in the rear!
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Old 09-13-2012, 02:11 AM   #4
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Oh Mum from OZ, how wonderful that you are going to finish your TR! Over the past months, I have regularly checked your blog (as I do for Shush's) to see if there are any updates. It's been stuck on the parade for ages and, whilst they are lovely photos, I began to presume you had given up. Off to read now so thanks so much
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Old 09-13-2012, 04:11 AM   #5
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yay. i also have been regularly checking your tr for an update, so thanks for that
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Old 09-13-2012, 05:05 AM   #6
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Great report! I love all the photos Looking forward to reading the rest!
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Oooh! Movement on the TR.


Looking forward to reading the rest of the updates to come.

ps. Gorgeous shots of the kids, especially that BBB one!
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Old 09-13-2012, 07:50 PM   #8
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Yay, many thanks. Nothing better than an Aussie/NZ trip report
You're welcome. Thanks for reading

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Oh Mum from OZ, how wonderful that you are going to finish your TR! Over the past months, I have regularly checked your blog (as I do for Shush's) to see if there are any updates. It's been stuck on the parade for ages and, whilst they are lovely photos, I began to presume you had given up. Off to read now so thanks so much
Me give up? Never. I will finish this and hopefully by the time the rest of us lot are back so I can stop writing and start reading theirs!

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yay. i also have been regularly checking your tr for an update, so thanks for that
You're welcome. I am trying to update at a much faster pace now.

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Great report! I love all the photos Looking forward to reading the rest!
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Thanks for stopping by and I am very eagerly anticipating hearing about your trip.

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Oooh! Movement on the TR.

Looking forward to reading the rest of the updates to come.

ps. Gorgeous shots of the kids, especially that BBB one!
Thank you I'm back in business now!
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Old 09-13-2012, 07:53 PM   #9
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I told ya I'd be quick, so here is your next installment. It covers day 6 at Animal Kingdom. I will finish off the day in my next post. It will cover a short evening at EPCOT.

Here you go:

Day 6 - Part I - Animal Kingdom
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Old 09-13-2012, 08:18 PM   #10
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Another great update Mum from OZ. I loved AK but we only had one day there so it was quite rushed getting everything ticked off. I'd love to have more time to just wander and enjoy the scenery.

That made me laugh when you said Steve wouldn't wear a Disney poncho. On our trip, I took cheap (I wasn't going to pay Disney prices! ) and plain ponchos from here to wear on the really wet water rides (Kali and the IOA rides) and DH did wear one of those on Kali. However, on the night of our MNSSHP, I never thought of taking our ponchos with us. During the night, when we came out of Space Mountain, we found it was teaming down with rain. We waited in the gift shop for a whle (where you exit the ride) but the rain wasn't stopping and I noticed lots of people buying ponchos. In fact the store supply of them seemed to be going down fast. Hence, we figured we'd better get some before they ran out and so that we could continue on with the party. So about US$45 later, DH did end up wearing a Disney poncho. That didn't surprise me that much because it was out of necessity but, when packing for his motorcycle trip of Cambodia with a bunch of guy friends earlier this year, DH asked me where I'd put our Disney ponchos. I was shocked that he wanted to take his on his trip! However, apparently, according to him, they are good quality ponchos and he planned to wear it over himself and his back pack if he ended up riding in rain. So DH ended up taking a little bit of our WDW trip to Cambodia
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Old 09-13-2012, 08:44 PM   #11
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The photos are beautiful! Will catch up on your TR soon.
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Old 09-13-2012, 11:58 PM   #12
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Another great update Mum from OZ. I loved AK but we only had one day there so it was quite rushed getting everything ticked off. I'd love to have more time to just wander and enjoy the scenery.

That made me laugh when you said Steve wouldn't wear a Disney poncho. On our trip, I took cheap (I wasn't going to pay Disney prices! ) and plain ponchos from here to wear on the really wet water rides (Kali and the IOA rides) and DH did wear one of those on Kali. However, on the night of our MNSSHP, I never thought of taking our ponchos with us. During the night, when we came out of Space Mountain, we found it was teaming down with rain. We waited in the gift shop for a whle (where you exit the ride) but the rain wasn't stopping and I noticed lots of people buying ponchos. In fact the store supply of them seemed to be going down fast. Hence, we figured we'd better get some before they ran out and so that we could continue on with the party. So about US$45 later, DH did end up wearing a Disney poncho. That didn't surprise me that much because it was out of necessity but, when packing for his motorcycle trip of Cambodia with a bunch of guy friends earlier this year, DH asked me where I'd put our Disney ponchos. I was shocked that he wanted to take his on his trip! However, apparently, according to him, they are good quality ponchos and he planned to wear it over himself and his back pack if he ended up riding in rain. So DH ended up taking a little bit of our WDW trip to Cambodia
Lmao! I was surprised at the quality of their ponchos. We took ours back and dried them over the staircase and have them packed away for future trips.
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Old 09-14-2012, 02:04 AM   #13
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Yeah for the TR. your children are gorgeous! Love the photos!!!
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Old 09-15-2012, 07:50 PM   #14
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Yeah for the TR. your children are gorgeous! Love the photos!!!
Thanks for reading
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Here is the wrap up to day 6. It is a relaxing ending in EPCOT.


http://supermum-mony.blogspot.com.au...-ii-epcot.html
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