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  • Day40

    Disney California adventure park

    July 25, 2017 in the United States

    Another fun day is starting! We are in the Paradise Pier hotel, and the Disneyland parks are close by so we can walk to the theme parks. One is the Disney California adventure and another one is Disneyland. We went to the Disney California adventure park today. Firstly, we rode the “Guardians of the Galaxy Mission: BREAKOUT!”ride. I was really scared before we went on the ride but it was really fun! It was a lift ride with seat belts and the lift goes up and down. When it is going down you can feel gravity lifting your legs up to your waist!
    After that we went to the Grizzly river run ride, the the Cars radiator springs racer ride, the Toy story midway mania ride, the Goofy sky school (this ride was really jerky) and the Cars coffee cups. Maya was not feeling well so she went back to the hotel with daddy after the Toy story ride.
    It was a really fun day and tomorrow we are going to Disneyland.
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  • Day9

    Disney California Adventureland

    December 5, 2016 in the United States

    Our 2nd day at Disney this time the new park. Bigger crowds but we had another great day. Rohan's favourite ride anywhere is California Screamin and we also had a go at Tower of Terror. The cars ride was spectacular.

  • Day10

    Disney Dag 2

    May 23, 2015 in the United States

    In zowel Californië als Florida bestaat Disney uit 2 parken. Gisteren hadden we het ene park gedaan en vandaag daarom het andere park. Beide parken liggen wel naast elkaar, maar blijft een eind lopen. Daarom is het hoppen van parken op 1 dag niet aan te bevelen.

    Vanwege de lange dag hiervoor, besloten we om pas rond half 12 in het park te zijn. Ook hadden we afgesproken om na het avondeten te vertrekken richting ons volgende hotel. Anders loop je rond etenstijd het risico om in de file te komen en in sommige gevallen kom je het eerst komende uur geen afslag (en dus restaurant) tegen. Dan kan je maar beter met een volle maag op pad gaan.

    De populairste attractie in Disney Adventure Park is een attractie omtrent Cars. Hier race je in een soort karretje over de baan. De wachttijd van deze attractie is echter circa 2 uur. Een fastpass is dus de ideale uitkomst. Dit was dan ook het eerste was we in het park gingen doen. De fastpasses waren al zover uitgegeven dat we pas om 18:15 aan de beurt waren! Daarop besloten we dat dit dan maar de afsluiting van Disney zou worden en we daarvoor dan al wel zouden eten.

    Na de fastpass te hebben gescoord zijn we de musical Aladdin gaan bezoeken. Deze musical duurt bijna een uur en is erg mooi. Een musical bezoeken in Disney is goedkoper dan deze musical bezoeken op Broadway in New York.

    Vervolgens hebben we een aantal kleine attracties bezocht. Bij het verlaten van 1 attractie kwam een medewerker achter ons aan waarmee we eerder hadden staan praten. Omdat we net getrouwd waren wilde hij iets voor ons regelen. Hij vroeg of we al in de Tower of Terror waren geweest. Hetgeen de naam al doet vermoeden is dit een attractie die niet bepaalt boven aan ons lijstje stond. Dit gaven we dan ook aan en zeiden dat we nog wel in een bepaalde achtbaan wilden. De medewerker vroeg of we wilden blijven staan en hij ging kijken wat hij voor ons kon regelen. Een paar minuten later kwam hij terug. Hij zei dat bij de betreffende attractie er op dit moment geen lange wachttijd was. Daarom had hij een gratis tegoed bon geregeld voor 2 drankjes + popcorn. Altijd fijn in een park waar een flesje water 3-4 dollar kost.

    Uiteindelijk zijn we volgens plan op tijd wat gaan eten in als laatste in de Cars attractie gegaan. Erg leuk.

    Rond half 7 zaten we in de auto richting het hotel in Palm Springs, waar we omstreeks 21:00 arriveerden.Terugkijkend op een paar leuke dagen vielen we vrij snel in slaap.
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  • Day4

    Disney California Adventure, Anaheim

    February 12 in the United States

    Por fin llego el dia!

    Todos amanecimos bien temprano y salimos en la camioneta para Disneyland. Ni bien llegamos dejamos todo en el hotel, agarramos las seis entradas y nos fuimos rapidito a recorrer California Adventure.

    Los chicos ya estaban con la lista del tio JJ a mano, sin saber bien por donde empezar, asi que asi como entramos empezamos por Soarin' Around the World, y de ahi a mojarnos todos al Grizzly River Run...

    Guardians of the Galaxy nos quedo para el final, y ya tarde a la noche la (unica) lluvia que nos toco en el viaje nos echo de World of Color. Nos quedara para la proxima visita.
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  • Day15

    Disney: Day 1

    September 9, 2016 in the United States

    We had booked character dining with Chip & Dale at 07:15am - admittedly not by choice (only time left) but it turned out to be loads of fun and got us in the Disney spirit!

    We decided to visit Disney's California Adventure park first then head over to the main park later on.

    We had been told at check in, the ride at Hollywood Tower of Tower would be having some changes made to it on the Friday night so to get on it before it changes, so we made a beeline for there first of all.

    We grabbed ourselves a FastPass and had quick wander around before heading back to the ride.

    Now Adam said he hadn't felt right all day and has suffered from vertigo since we arrived, started to feel much worse after the ride. A drink and some shade later, he felt okay enough to ride the wooden-style rollercoaster.

    He wasn't feeling so great afterwards and don't look so great either. I suggested we came back to the hotel and he lay down which he did. I did some research on the NHS website and think it may have been heat exhaustion (it was 29°c by 10am) combined with the vertigo and the rides made for an unhappy Adam.

    A few hours rest later, a sandwich and lots of water later, he seemed to feel okay bit we adjusted our plans slightly by going back to California Adventure.

    We then dashed to the main park in time for the 9:30pm fireworks which were amazing!!!

    The park was open until midnight so we took time to ride Star Tours (a 3D Star Wars motion simulator), Mr Toad's Wide Ride and, my dad's favourite, It's A Small World.

    By now we had serious appetites but it was 1am so headed back to our hotel for a light bite (the only thing going!) in the form of 2 wagyu beef sliders and Adam had mozzarella pizza flat bread before falling into bed about 2am.
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  • Day8

    Disney!

    May 6, 2016 in the United States

    Today was all about Disney :)
    I didn't take too many photos but had a good day.
    Park was open from 9-9 (long day!) And we pretty much went on all of the good rides.
    I managed to lose my phone so was a bit stressed but luckily it was in lost and found, phew!

    We went to the rainforest cafe to eat which was a first for both of us, it was pretty cool in there.

    Overall a good but tiring day!

  • Day3

    Disney California Adventure

    June 17, 2008 in the United States

    Time to go to Disney California Adventure. Unlike Disneyland park little we knew about what was waiting for us here.

    To our pleasure the park was totally different to Disneyland, the themes were more according to recent times and based on Pixar movies (bugs, Toy story etc, etc) The park was also far less crowded but still we use Ridemax, especially for the big thrills where we had to make turns with my wife because Ximena wasn't allowed.

    After passing under a mini replica of the Golden bridge we booked in fast pass "Soaring over California" and then to The Paradise Pier section of the park, we rode the Golden Zephyr and Jumping Jelly fish, good rides for Ximena's age and then I jumped in the Orange Stinger.

    Moving along Paradise Pier we were a bit skeptical to do the Mailboomer but enjoy the time looking at people screaming. We kept going and pass under the tracks of the main roller coaster, one of us had to give it a go and this time Yovanna was the lucky one, we of course booked in fast pass as the line was quite long.

    Lots of people and TV around the area due to the opening of a new section called Toy Story mania or something similar. We didn't miss the TV cameras and then went to the King Triton's carousel.

    We had to rushed back for "Soaring over California" we had booked in Fast pass. Ximena was a bit scared when we were lifted off the ground but managed it ok. Overall the ride was not too bad but I expected more........

    Time to have some lunch and then to wait for Yovanna to go "California Screamin'.... To kill sometime we went to the Grizzly river run but waiting time was close to two hours, no way............ we just passed the time looking at people in the river rapids.

    Time for Yovanna to go for the roller coaster, this must be one of the longest I have ever seen with over 2 minutes, and starts with a really fast acceleration. Unfortunately Yovanna didn't follow the instructions and put her head down at the beginning of the ride so she was unable to lift her head up again and ended up completely dizzy swearing not to get on a roller coaster again.

    Okay I wanted to do a bit of Coasting too so I took Ximena to Mulholland Madness, she was tall enough for the ride so off we went.

    Time to go to Pixar parade, much better than Disneyland's one. The characters were more recent including Ratatouille, the Incredibles, Finding Nemo, Monsters Inc etc etc.

    After the parade we killed the rest of the afternoon at "Bug" section of the park, ideal for little kids like Ximena.

    My judgement of this park 8/10, definitely more value for money than Disneyland park.
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  • Day1

    World of Color - California Adventure

    December 31, 2010 in the United States

    World of Color was so beautiful!!! It was our first time seeing it and wow.... The last pic is the party by Sleeping Beauty's castle for the countdown to 2011. Insane right?!?! We headed over to Magic Kingdom after World of Color looking for some alcohol. Hey you can't break into the new year without some of that! We were sent back to California Adventure though because they were the only ones that have alcohol in the park. But first, we munched on some Mickey shaped beignets and the holiday special funnel cake! Yum yum!Read more

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