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  • Day189

    USA - Disney World - Magic Kingdom

    March 13 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 26 °C

    Il faut bien dire que ce n'est pas facile de garder le sourir vu la situation mondiale. Nous avons zizagué entre typhons, tremblements de terre et incendies géants. Le Coronavirus nous court après depuis dès semaines mais nous avons réussi a tout de même recompenser Vesper pour tous ces mois d'attente et toutes ces visites de temples :)) ! Journée magnifique donc le jour de l'annonce de la fermeture du parc dans les prochains jours.
    Nous en profitons donc à fond et il faut dire que c'est un parc qui s'est bien renouvellé et modernisé et qui reste le très haut de gamme en matière d'enterntainment. On ne peut s'empecher de craquer sur une petit fille qui voit Belle et Ariel "en vrai" 😻.
    Nous finissons donc ce magnifique voyage sur un feu d'artifice à l'image de l'époustouflant spectacle final du "Royaume Magique" !
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  • Day5

    Orlando Museum of Art und Disney Springs

    July 19, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 31 °C

    Da das Wetter heiß und auch regnerisch war (und der Eintritt für Disneyworld oder Universal Studios viiiiel zu teuer) bin ich in das Orlando Museum of Art gegangen. Die Ausstellungen waren wirklich beeindruckend!
    Danach ging es kostenloses Disney-Feeling schnuppern in Disney Springs, einem riesigen Einkaufszentrum im Disneyworld-Stil. Hier habe ich mir nachmittags dann spontan den neuen "König der Löwen" angeschaut und fand den Film ganz bezaubernd. 😍
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  • Day93

    Jacksonville & Orlando

    November 17, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 24 °C

    Nach den wunderschönen Städten Charleston und Savannah sind wir weiter nach Jacksonville. Dort haben wir die Kingsley Plantage besucht. Während der Plantagen Zeit (1763-1865), gehörte die Insel Fort George vielen Plantagenbesitzern. Eine von diesen war die Kingsley Platage. Herr Kingsley besitzte über 200 Sklaven welche die Arbeiten auf den riesigen Plantagenfeldern (hautsächlich Baumwolle) verrichteten.
    Diese lebten alle auf demselben Grunstück in kleinen Häuschen, in sogenannten “Tabbys”. Diese bestehen hauptsächlich aus Muscheln, Sand und Wasser.
    Zu den Sklaven von Herrn Kingsley zählte sogar seine Frau. Sie war eine von insgesammt vier Frauen. Neben den physischen waren die psychischen Schmerzen fast noch schlimmer (wurde in der Audioführung erzählt). Es ist nicht vorzustellen wie sich diese Menschen gefühlt haben; von einem anderen Land (meist Afrika) entführt, verfrachtet und dann gefangen gehalten zu werden um als Sklave zu arbeiten/leben.
    Es war eindrücklich zu sehen aber stimmte uns sehr nachdenklich und traurig.

    Unsere Reise führte dann weiter nach Orlando. Diese Stadt ist bekannt für seine zahlreichen Themenpärke. Besonders Disney und das Universal Studio sind allgegenwärtig ein bekannter Begriff.
    Wir entschieden uns keinen Park zu besuchen (Kosten für ein Ticket fanden wir übertrieben). Wir besuchten aber die Disney Springs und den Marketplace. Dies ist gratis und dort bekamen wir einen Eindruck von der Präsenz von Disney. Die meisten Familien waren als Micky und Minnie verkleidet und natürlich war der Film “Frozen” bei den kleinen Mädchen ein grosses Thema.

    Am nächsten Tag sind wir der Küste entlang weiter Richtung Miami. Wir haben noch einen Stopp beim Kennedy Space Center der Nasa gemacht. Dies war sehr eindrücklich.
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  • Day19

    Making plans

    May 17, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 26 °C

    They have a Disney app which shows all the wait times, had a map and let’s you organise your fast passes but we still grabbed a paper map and bought a princess pen so we could make a plan and tick things off

    We used our first fast pass for Space Mountain. Just as fun as we remembered, it’s all in the dark so you don’t know where youre going. Then it was time for a popcorn snack and of course we bought the refillable bucket as we knew we’d want more later.

    We watched a small concert that was on at the castle and took more photos. Then we went on the Dumbo ride! They have a really cool waiting area where they give you a buzzer and you can play while you wait for your turn.

    Photos with goofy and Donald Duck
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  • Day19

    Disney fun

    May 17, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 23 °C

    Next up was Ariel’s grotto ride which was cute! More photos with the castle
    A carousel ride because that seems to be our thing. We watched a 3D movie Philamagic which had little snippets from Disney movies. Disney was soooooo hot so this was s chance for a nice break inside in the aircon
    Time to meet Mickey & Minnie and we were star struck
    We planned to go on splash mountain next but it was broken so time for lunch break

    Jungle cruise ride was shit but did get called princesses
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  • Day23

    The Sunshine State

    June 13, 2019 in the United States ⋅ 🌧 29 °C

    Had a lovely trip on The Silver Meteor - my last long train trip - from Washington DC to Orlando, Florida. Met a lovely couple in the next sleeping compartment. I heard the female’s accent and asked where she was from - ‘Cambuslang’ replied Pauline, a scientist who had lived in the States for 15 years but not lost her accent. Her boyfriend, Hector was a heating engineer from Mexico. We hit it off and had dinner together on board the train, and later Hector appeared with a bottle of red wine - a great nightcap!

    Passed through Georgia, and in the morning we arrived in Florida. Had breakfast with Pauline and Hector, and before I ‘detrained’ as they call it, in Orlando, I had lunch with a lovely older lady who gave me her card. She was a ‘Daughter of the American Revolution’ and gave lectures about the revolution, especially the Battle of Yorktown. She was amazed I had heard of it from the musical Hamilton, and was thrilled to listen to it on my phone.

    From Orlando Station I took the bus to the International Airport (a bargain 40 minute trip for $2). If was good to meet Campbell off his flight from Glasgow - so glad that this part worked out. Campbell tried out his new Uber app, and before long we arrived at our hotel for the next 3 nights.

    Had a great couple of days at Walt Disney World, visiting the Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios and Epcot. ‘What’s your favourite ride?’ I asked Campbell. ‘Its A Small World’ came the reply!
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  • Day2

    Florida- universal studios

    November 27, 2018 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 14 °C

    So first official day of our holiday and after a morning of shopping for the little bits we needed, we decided to stroll down to Universal Studios. Weather lush (although a slight chill) and the best company a girl could ever ask for 😍😍Read more

  • Day28

    DISNEY!! Magic Kingdom

    November 27, 2017 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 22 °C

    It truely was magical! The weather was perfect and we did all the rides on our list and the queues weren't too bad. The best ride was definitely "It's a small world" and the 60 minute wait was totally worth it! The parade and fireworks were also awesome!Read more

  • Day18

    Day 16 - Big annoucement day Sapphire

    June 5, 2018 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 27 °C

    Today is an historical moment for SAp - bringing C4Hana to the public.

    Thrilled to be able to support our customers with a single cloud suite to create trusted customers for a lifetime, being an essential part with the Customer Experience within the intelligent Enterprise suite.Read more

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