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My First Visit to Walt Disney WorldMy First Visit to Walt Disney World

What a thrill to finally be in Florida and to finally be going to Walt Disney World for my first ever visit! Of course it is the premier destination for kids and so many people talk about their first visit to WDW and I was really getting excited to be going even though I was a little guy when Walt ...

Walt Disney World – Epcot – Staircase to ItalyWalt Disney World - Epcot - Staircase to Italy

Walt Disney World – Epcot – Staircase to Italy : More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

A great day at Hollywood StudiosA great day at Hollywood Studios

We got to Hollywood Studio in Walt Disney World around 8:45 and as soon as the gates opened we scanned our Magic Bands and we raced for Toy Story which had been having long lineups so we wanted to get there early because there was no Fast Passes available today. It’s great to have a personal guide! Since DD has ...

WDW 2011 – Hollywood Studios – Voyage of the Little Mermaid PosterWDW 2011 - Hollywood Studios - Voyage of the Little Mermaid Poster

WDW 2011 – Hollywood Studios – Voyage of the Little Mermaid Poster : The show is good if you're sitting in the middle! More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD & Mama D WDW pictures in our DD & Mama D Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom – Bus DepotWDW 2011 Magic Kingdom - Bus Depot

WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom – Bus Depot : The magic Kingdom Bus Depot on a January morning. More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD & Mama D WDW pictures in our DD & Mama D Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

Walt Disney World – Epcot Center – Mickey and FriendsWalt Disney World - Epcot Center - Mickey and Friends

Walt Disney World – Epcot Center – Mickey and Friends : Getting to the park early in the morning before they open is worth it. It really is special and as Mickey arrived with his friends to welcome us I wondered if I was the only one with a lump in my throat and tears in my eyes. It was ...

DD and Mama D are going to Walt Disney World!

Yes! Finally I am going back to Orlando, Florida. I am so happy! Mama D offered the trip, she’s such a sweety! She thought it would be better to see each other somewhere warm this winter instead of coming all the way from Quebec to New Brunswick. Our trip is from January 16-22. I am leaving from Moncton and Mama ...

WDW – Hollywood Studios – Indiana Jones – Epic Stunt SpectacularWDW - Hollywood Studios - Indiana Jones - Epic Stunt Spectacular

WDW – Hollywood Studios – Indiana Jones – Epic Stunt Spectacular : We were not too impressed with this show. maybe it would have been best to be in the middle. I was glad I didn't wait an hour in the hot sun last time I was there! More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD & Mama ...

WDW – Port Orlean's Riverside – Lobby – DD Waiting for the Shuttle Looking AwayWDW - Port Orlean's Riverside - Lobby - DD Waiting for the Shuttle Looking Away

WDW – Port Orlean's Riverside – Lobby – DD Waiting for the Shuttle Looking Away : DD didn't feel like going back in the snow… was trying to take everything in before we left. In the shuttle there was an older lady who was crying. Was she crying because she didn't want to go back home? We'll never know why…just ...

WDW – Hollywood Studios – Studio Backlot Tour – PostersWDW - Hollywood Studios - Studio Backlot Tour - Posters

WDW – Hollywood Studios – Studio Backlot Tour – Posters : Lights! Camera! Action! A journey to Catastrophe Canyon, Experience the Backlot Sets of new York Street, Harbour attack special effects water tank. More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD & Mama D WDW pictures in our DD & Mama D Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

WDW 2011 – HS – One Man's dream – Florida ProjectWDW 2011 - HS - One Man's dream - Florida Project

WDW 2011 – HS – One Man's dream – Florida Project : Here, Walt is revealing the long kept secret of the Florida gigantic project of EPCOT and a replica of the California Disneyland. More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD & Mama D WDW pictures in our DD & Mama D Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

A day at EpcotA day at Epcot

We got up a bit earlier today at 7, had a coffee, a shower and wore my new new pants with my new green shirt! It’s great to have new clothes when you are on vacation to feel all brand new! We drove from the condo in Kissimmee to Epcot and parked at Amaze 36 again! What fun to be ...

WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom – Ferry Steamboat DockingWDW 2011 Magic Kingdom - Ferry Steamboat Docking

WDW 2011 Magic Kingdom – Ferry Steamboat Docking : The ferry steamboats to Magic Kingdom are not authentic ones but they sure are pretty close replicas. More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD & Mama D WDW pictures in our DD & Mama D Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

WDW – Hollywood Studios – Studio Backlot Tour EntranceWDW - Hollywood Studios - Studio Backlot Tour Entrance

WDW – Hollywood Studios – Studio Backlot Tour Entrance : We were lucky enough to catch the last presentation of the day. this outdoor attraction stops at sunset. As soon as Mama D heard we might get a little wet she put her puncho on! She's such a pussycat!! More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD & ...

WDW – Hollywood Studios – Toy Story Midway Mania – Cars to ArcadeWDW - Hollywood Studios - Toy Story Midway Mania - Cars to Arcade

WDW – Hollywood Studios – Toy Story Midway Mania – Cars to Arcade : This attraction was so much fun! Because it is like an arcade where you can score points, I am sure they get many return customers. More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD & Mama D WDW pictures in our DD & Mama D ...

Florida Vacation Photo AlbumFlorida Vacation Photo Album

Our week in Florida was amazing! It’s such a treat to leave the Canadian Winter behind in February and go south. It’s so strange to get off the plane and be in warm sunshine! Here are some pictures from the trip… More pictures from Florida in our Florida Photo Gallery

Manatee CowboyManatee Cowboy

Manatee Cowboy : Catching a Manatee at Rainbow Springs or even at Manatee Springs can proove to be a difficult task but here we see DAMI riding a Manatee as if there was no trouble at all to doing it! DD was down snorkling in the spring searching for the Gentle Sea Cos while DAMI just found a Manatee to ...

WDW – Hollywood Studios – Toy Story Midway Mania Entrance SignWDW - Hollywood Studios - Toy Story Midway Mania Entrance Sign

WDW – Hollywood Studios – Toy Story Midway Mania Entrance Sign : This attraction was one Mama D's favorite even though I kicked her butt on the ride! More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD & Mama D WDW pictures in our DD & Mama D Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

Walt Disney World – Animal Kingdom – Discovery Island Trails – Tree of LifeWalt Disney World - Animal Kingdom - Discovery Island Trails - Tree of Life

Walt Disney World – Animal Kingdom – Discovery Island Trails – Tree of Life : One side of the carved tree. It's not a real tree but neither is this life. Don't tell me you thought it was real? We're all robots! More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

Walt Disney World – Epcot Center – Canada – Le Cellier Steak House RestaurantWalt Disney World - Epcot Center - Canada - Le Cellier Steak House Restaurant

Walt Disney World – Epcot Center – Canada – Le Cellier Steak House Restaurant : Le Cellier Steak House Restaurant in the Canada Pavillion at Epcot Centre. More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

WDW – Animal Kingdom – Kilimanjaro Safari – Big Horn CowsWDW - Animal Kingdom - Kilimanjaro Safari - Big Horn Cows

WDW – Animal Kingdom – Kilimanjaro Safari – Big Horn Cows : More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD & Mama D WDW pictures in our DD & Mama D Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

WDW 2011 – Epcot – USA – American Adventure – Wooden SignWDW 2011 - Epcot - USA -  American Adventure - Wooden Sign

WDW 2011 – Epcot – USA – American Adventure – Wooden Sign : While we for the next the presentation, I looked around and admired the architecture that never ceases to amaze me at EPCOT. More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery More DD & Mama D WDW pictures in our DD & Mama D Walt Disney World ...

Snorkling at PennekampSnorkling at Pennekamp

Snorkling at Pennekamp : Snorkling off of Key Largo at Pennekamp Reef was some of the best snorkling we had in the Florida Keys. Here Dami is getting ready to board the boat to head out to the offshore reef to do some snorkling! DAMI More Florida pictures in our Florida Photo Gallery

Rafiki's Planet Watch FishesRafiki's Planet Watch Fishes

Rafiki's Planet Watch Fishes : In a small river there were these fishes. One little pale pink guy looks like he's saying hello, he seems shy but he's not camera shy that's for sure! More WDW pictures in our Walt Disney World Photo Gallery

Ready for vacation, cue the flat tire!Ready for vacation, cue the flat tire!

Nothing worse than a flat tire on the day you are leaving on vacation! So after like 6 months of planning, and we have pre-arranged everything for our trip to Walt Disney World down to the last detail including what we will be eating with our eggs in sunny Florida on the day we wake up and prepare to drive to ...