Lovely evening over Magic Kingdom!

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Lovely evening over Magic Kingdom!

As the sun was going down this evening....gorgeous.

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yay muchlove yay muchlove yay muchlove

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Jeff, where were you when you took this?

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muchlove muchlove Looks like a beautiful end to the day to me!!!

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Jeff, where were you when you took this?

Bay Lake Tower, 11th floor! Awesome view.

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Did you ever do your Test Track car in a different language? We tried Deutsche. It's not as easy as it might seem! Haha.

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They were handing out Incredibles 2 buttons at the park today.

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very pretty

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JeffC wrote:
Did you ever do your Test Track car in a different language? We tried Deutsche. It's not as easy as it might seem! Haha.

Not Test Track. I once got money out of an ATM in Spanish. Wasn't on purpose, I pressed the wrong button.

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Who's been in the first car of 7DMT?! We were today - coolio!

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Yes we have been in the first car several times. Also the last, I like the last better.

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We also ran into the Princess Promenade at the GF. Had no idea they did that.

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And Edna was riding around MK.

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Blaze Pizza - yummy, fresh and hot as usual!

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Good Saturday Morning!

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We did Carousel of Progress for the first time ever!

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All in all we got around quite a bit over 2 days.

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Of note: just as Patrick came on to prep us for Soarin the little boy in the row next to us threw up...

Have you ever been in que where someone threw up near by? I have....

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Joe ran into the Contemporary to get us some frozen cappuccinos while Dora and I debated who should drive home.

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Some additional pics from from our trip!

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Looks like you had fun! Love staying at Bay Lake Tower for the views and the convenience.

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looks like a great time

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You really did do a lot in a couple of days! How far did you walk?

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So how did you like the resort? Yes we love it for the view and the flexibility to walk to the parks. I love the rooms thought, the studios and up to the 2 bed rooms. Never stayed in the 3 bedroom. The theming is smooth but modern.

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You really did do a lot in a couple of days! How far did you walk?

This much! Thursday was about a mile less. It was hot and humid - and afternoon t-storms! A typical June day in Florida laugh

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So how did you like the resort? Yes we love it for the view and the flexibility to walk to the parks. I love the rooms thought, the studios and up to the 2 bed rooms. Never stayed in the 3 bedroom. The theming is smooth but modern.

We loved it. The room was super cozy and comfortable. It felt much bigger than I thought it would. And it was nicely furnished with stuff that we usually have to go buy. I love all the windows everywhere that give you so many great views of the area.

I did manage to walk the entire length of the 11th floor twice before someone noticed my ice bucket in hand and was kind enough to point me to the 9 or 14th floor! Haha. I'm such a doof I was too lazy to get my reading glasses to look and figured I could easily find ice.

And to share the story more broadly....when Joe and I checked in, we pulled up to the front entry to unload our stuff and take it up to the room. When we dropped everything off we started exploring the resort, the pool area, the amenities,we walked over to the Contemporary via the skywalk, checked out the merchandise shops, the menu at the Contemporary Cafe - was a good hour When we realized we left the car sitting right in front of the entryway. Hahaha - we totally forgot to move it. Classy. We thought for sure they would have it surrounded or ticketed. But they didnt.

Totally loved it. And now we know what we've been missing!!

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A few room pics (and thank you for righting all my pictures!):

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Looks like a fab time!!! How was it with your pup there??

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JMed wrote:
Looks like a fab time!!! How was it with your pup there??

We boarded them at Best Friends Pet Care over by Port Orleans. It was ok. I was not able to get them one of the nicer suites so they had the indoor/outdoor room, which is more kennel-y than they are use to. Not a fan and won't do that again. We stopped by several times a day to make sure they were ok and did their business.

We did get pics on Saturday morning right before we left...I've seen them happier Puzzled

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Ha! they both looked a little irritated.

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Here are a few final notes to close out our trip report!

1. The weather was indeed hot. And it was humid. We knew it would be but it's still not my favorite time of year! Haha. My threshold probably ends in early May. But this was a great opportunity and we could not pass it up mickey
2. Bay Lake Tower was awesome! Great room, fantastic view, and the convenience - most excellent
3. We limited ourselves to just 2 parks - MK and Epcot. We were just at HS a few weeks ago, and figured AK would be a mess so we just avoided it.
4. We tried to do things we hadn't done before or hadn't done in a while - including Carousel of Progress for the very first time, and Figment, Test Track and Nemo.
5. I have to say I think I was more amused by the revolving aspect of CoP than the show itself but we enjoyed it. A mother with baby had to leave in the middle of the second room, and for whatever reason they made an announcement that because a guest had left they had to reset something, so it started room 2 all over again and we had to sit through the first half again.
6. Favorite meltdown moment: Mom to little boy by the Teacups, " If you don't stop being a whiny baby we are leaving the park!" Response from little boy: at the top of his lungs screams "I AM NOT A WHINY BABY!!!!!" and proceeds to lay on the ground flailing and yelling.
7. Worst decision: original plan on Thursday afternoon was to ride the Monorail from the Contemporary around the the Poly and Grand Floridian. After waiting about 15 minutes and checking the weather, I decided to grab a last minute FP for 7 Dwarves, so we exited the Monorail que and hiked over to MK. Just as we got through the front gate, they shut down all the outside rides because of a pop up storm. It poured for about 15 - 20 minutes. FP window closed, though we did get a voucher via email for any ride that day but I had enough and wasn't going to stick around and wait out the rain and crowd once the ride opened back up. Just as we exited the MK gates back to BLT it stopped raining. Of course. Should have stuck to the Monorail/Resort hopping plan. Ha.I

We're going back next month for a few nights as a resort-only visit/romantic get-away. I'm using the excuse of marking our 5 year anniversary of getting married as a reason to celebrate! I think we might plan on hitting up the AMC in Disney Springs to see Incredibles 2. And maybe imbibe in a few tropical drinks. And learn to hula. Hahaha. Good luck getting that visual out of your heads rolling