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disneymom
08-10-2008, 11:46 AM
What do you do to deal with the orlando heat or do you just love it all?

Last time we had those water fans but they didnt really do that much

Dawn
08-10-2008, 11:48 AM
hydrate, hydrate, hydrate - drink water
hats
make the most of air-con in shops and restaurants
take plenty of breaks

MystikPiglit
08-10-2008, 12:03 PM
make the most of air-con in shops and restaurants
take plenty of breaks

:p015: That's the only way I cope with the heat, to pop into an air-conditioned room every now and then.
When we were there in extreme heat I bought a parasol in Epcot and carried that.
I always have an ordinary little fan with me and a pack of cooling wetwipes. A damp cloth carried in a sealed plastic bag is great too.

foreverducky
08-10-2008, 12:42 PM
Drink lots of water, wear sunscreen (you definitely can't manage if you have a bad sunburn), take breaks, and try to do outside stuff early or really late and then inside stuff during the heat of the day.

Johnie
08-10-2008, 01:02 PM
I have a little fan and a then take a washcloth and wet it. It works pretty well.

Skywatcher
08-10-2008, 01:53 PM
Go in January :D

foreverducky
08-10-2008, 01:54 PM
Go in January :D

Cheater:yes:

Tink
08-10-2008, 03:24 PM
:laugh:

Taja
08-10-2008, 03:36 PM
What everyone has said.

I like to use the little fans (about $1 at Walmart) without a mister to help move the air when I'm stuck in a queue or someplace where the air just isn't moving. The misting bottles just add to the humidity--and Orlando already has plenty of that! :lol:

If I could find a traditional hand fan at a reasonable price, I'd probably use that rather than a battery operated one. But they're all $5 and up for one that won't fall apart with the first use. Lots of labour in those little things! My mother had a collection of fans and I have some that I use them at home when it's really hot. I just won't risk losing them at WDW. :)

Johnie
08-10-2008, 03:45 PM
Taja,
I went to www.personalfans.com and found all sorts of stuff!

MystikPiglit
08-10-2008, 03:46 PM
If I could find a traditional hand fan at a reasonable price,

I buy mine from the local Chinese shop. In WDW there are lots in Epcot. :)

Taja
08-10-2008, 03:54 PM
Thanks, Johnie!

I'll check it out! :)

PsychoAlice
09-10-2008, 02:47 AM
My tip

Dont step foot in Animal Kingdom!

Taja
09-10-2008, 01:40 PM
My tip

Dont step foot in Animal Kingdom!

Have to agree with that one, PA! :lol:

Leu absolutely detested AK from the first time she stepped foot in it in 2003 until last December. They spent the entire day there (well, their day--around 2:00 p.m.) through EMH and absolutely loved it! The weather wasn't cool (in the 80s), but it wasn't humid, either. Makes a big difference!

Johnie
09-10-2008, 03:04 PM
I thoroughly enjoy AK when it's not hot out. Truly makes a difference.