Thursday, March 2, 2006

My Seventh Trip to Disney World

Well, here's the run down of my vacation, from Friday to Thurday.

We loaded up the mini-van we rented (we have our own, but my mom likes renting cars for long trips) and hit the road at about 1 p.m. For nine. Straight. Freaking. Hours. I hate the trip down there, because it's always at night. So I can't read or anything. I have to watch Lilo and Stitch 5 times with no sound because my brothers take the headphones, lol. We got to the hotel at about 11 (counting the time change from Central to Eastern we lost an hour).

We went to the Magic Kingdom for the first part of the day, went back to the hotel to eat, and when we went back to Magic Kingdom we did absolutely nothing because one of my brothers was claiming to be so sick he was about to pass out and demanded that we go back to the hotel. Well, that ruined my day.

We went to Epcot the first part of the day. I bought myself some sunglasses and a souvenir for Anthony (I can't say what because it's a surprise and he might read this) at the Test Track gift shop. I love Test Track, lol. Nothing like going so fast that your hair flies out in front of you instead of behind. Then me and my brother rode Mission Space, which I love. Then me, my brother, and my dad all did Soarin', which is new. It was kinda lame for all the hype, but good within itself. We walked through the World Showcase and I bought so much junk food at the Germany pavillion, lol. My mom kept telling me to speak German with the people there, but I told her my accent would embarrass me in front of the native speakers. Then we went back to the hotel to eat and didn't go back to the parks, so I called Anthony with one of the 2 phone cards I bought.

We had a character breakfast at Chef Mickey's in the lobby (yes, the lobby, lol) of the Contemporary Resort at 8. It was funny, because we had 6-month-old reservations and had to wait for a table. I can't imagine what the walk-ins had to go through. But that was great. Lots of pictures and lots of food. Then we went to the Magic Kingdom again (since the monorail runs through the Contemporary anyway) so I could ride my 2 favorite rides in the world: Splash Mountain and Big Thunder Mountain. Me and my dad rode Splash, but all 3 times we tried to ride Big Thunder it broke down. So we took that as a sign and decided not to ride it. After another full day of Magic Kingdom, I bought Anthony another souvenir and we went back to the hotel and I called Anthony on my last phone card.

In the morning we went to Animal Kingdom. I really like Animal Kingdom. My dad and brother rode Expedition Everest, but I decided not to ride it until it's officially open. A soft opening seems too much like "Hey, let's see if it crashes with real people in it!" to me. So me, my mom, and my other brother rode Kali River Rapids. I love getting soaked at theme parks, lol. Then we went out to eat and went to MGM Studios. We went and saw that new Lights, Motors, Action! show, and that was about the craziest thing I have ever seen in my life. Some chick comes out speaking French and then they start ramping cars off of 18-wheelers and setting people on fire. Oh yeah, that's the Disney magic right there. Lol.

As we normally don't add a 5th day to our Disney vacations, we didn't really know what to do with ourselves today. We went to Animal Kingdom and did a couple of things, then we went out to eat at CiCi's pizza. After that we went back to Epcot for one last ride, then we went back to the hotl to pack and get ready to come home.

We drove home. Nothing exciting about that, lol.

Well, that's all I have to say about that. (Lol, I watched Forest Gump while we were in Orlando.)