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  • Day5


    December 1, 2016 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 17 °C

    After 11 hours of sleep and breakfast we were ready for our first day at Disneyland. We met Goofy on the way in and had loads of rides through the day. Our favourites were splash mountain, Indiana Jones, space mountain, buzz lightyear, the matterhorn but our most favourite was the Big Thunder Mountain train ride which we went on 6 times. Crowds were ok and had a great time. Walked about 17 km for the day and ready for bed straight after dinner.Read more

  • Day6

    Knott's Berry Farm

    December 2, 2016 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 17 °C

    Another day of rides. Not as busy or fancy as Disney but the rides are good. Rohan is becoming extremely daring and loved some of the fast roller coasters with loop the loops. Levi loved the coast rider and the log ride and puts his arms up at every opportunity. Both loved dinner that night at Bubba Gumps.Read more

  • Day9

    Disney California Adventureland

    December 5, 2016 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 17 °C

    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.

  • Day25

    California Adventure (Disneyland)

    July 22, 2018 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 29 °C

    Heute geht es nach Annaheim ins Disneyland. Dazu wechseln wir erst mal die Unterkunft, denn es liegen immerhin 65 km zwischen dem jetzigen Motel und Annaheim. Das Howard Johnson liegt in Gehdistanz zum Parkeingang und offeriert erst noch ein Gratis Parking.

    Die neueren Pixar Themen sind im separierten Teil „California Adventure“ untergebracht. Somit erstehen wir das „Park Hopper“ Ticket, damit wir zwischen beiden Themenparks wechseln können.

    Gestartet wird mit einer Wildwasserbahn im Themenbereich Crzzly Peak und Mermaid.
    Der Renner hier ist aber der Western Themenbereich mit der Attraktion „Cars“. Aber auch der Roller Coaster Incredibl mit Looping ist gut gemacht.

    Bei den Shows wählen wir „Frozen“, eine 60 Minuten lange Musical Produktion mit guten Sängern und ausgereifter Bühnentechnik. Diese Pause tut allen gut, denn wir müssen ja jetzt noch in das eigentliche Disneyland.
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  • Day8


    May 6, 2016 in the United States ⋅ ☁️ 15 °C

    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!
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  • Day11

    Disneyland day 1... part3

    July 8, 2016 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 28 °C

    More pictures...
    We drove past the Matterhorn while driving the cars on Autopia, Carter and Ava did the driving.
    Then we met the awesome Goofy. We went to the largest Disney Store and had an amazing dinner, for desert Carter had chocolate pistachio mousse

  • Day14


    September 8, 2016 in the United States ⋅ 🌙 19 °C

    Today was LA tour day and we were ready to see some glamour!!

    Another lovely continental breakfast, a quick repack of the suitcases before checking out before Joshua picked us up in the Yukon SUV.

    What a total legend. Knows everything there is to know about LA. Took us to an amazing vista spot to take some photos of the Hollywood sign! Plus we could see into the valley and over at all the studios. Also took us to some famous celebs houses, the Playboy Mansion and Beyonce's house most notably
    Admittedly Beyonce's house, all you can see is the gates. But it's still cool.

    We decided to get on the road to Disney after the tour,despite the rush hour traffic as we wanted to stop at an outlet centre Joshua had told us about, half way between West Hollywood and Anaheim.

    We arrived at Disney Grand Californian hotel about 8:45pm! So exciting!

    Roy was our registration attendant and was the most amazingly helpful person I have ever met! Even gave us complimentary upgrade on our room so we look out over Downtown Disney!!

    I'm now sat in my big Disney bed, happy as a pig in $h!t.

    Happy days.
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  • Day15

    Disney: Day 1

    September 9, 2016 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 26 °C

    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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  • Day3

    Disney California Adventure

    June 17, 2008 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 27 °C

    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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