And we're off.......

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  1. Isafari

    Isafari Well-Known Member

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    Sitting at Manchester airport waiting to see what gate we will be departing from.

    Online check in.....what a waste of time that was! We sat at home yesterday waiting for online check in to become available and we could have set off earlier as the roads were very busy. We had to wait until 12.35pm, check in, and leave. This morning we arrived to do 'bag drop' to find that all of the lines were open and all doing check in plus bag drop....no bag drop only. So, it took quite some time to get through.

    Police officers with machine guns are highly visible today.

    Another little hiccup.....didn't bring any perfume with me as I was buying my favourite at the airport (treating myself). They have sold out! Can buy it at Epcot, and we will be there tomorrow but it is about £10 more expensive.

    It's going to get better here on in :fingers: after all.....we're going to Florida :D
     
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    looking forward to the live reports :)
     
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    Aww, how annoying! Have a fabulous time xx
     
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    Hope you have a fantastic time
     
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    Have a wonderful trip.
     
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    Have a great time!
    Looking forward to updates x
     
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    Just back from a wonderful day at Busch Gardens. Dave has his favourite car to drive over here (Dodge Cruise) and we got there in just under an hour. Weather was great until we were on our way out and got caught in a storm. Cheetah Hunt was a five minute wait and the new Falcons Fury was a walk on.

    Dollie (orangutan) still recognises me and rushed down a tower to get to me. She then continued to follow me up and down her enclosure. It draws a crowd so I move out of the way so others can get a photo but she won't have it and sticks with me. I either look like a keeper or her mum in which case I need a shave.

    On the way back we had dinner at Longhorns which is Dave's favourite place to eat.


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    You seem to have a way with the animals Diane.
     
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    She adores you
     
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    That is so amazing x
     
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    Just got up to what is our lazy day of the holiday. We plan on finding a Bob Evans for breakfast after you guys raved about it.

    Then, we are just going to have a wander around a mall or two/ outlets. A stop by DTD to check out the mess and maybe a movie.

    Tonight we have three FPs for Illuminations, SE and character spot.
     
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    What a lovely photo, the look in his face is amazing
     
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    Right now we are waiting for British Revolution at Epcot. We just got here after having a lazy wander around Florida Mall then DTD.
    We have a FP booked for Character Spot in about an hour followed by SE, then Illuminations.....although I am not sure where we go for Illuminations yet.
    It has been a lovely warm day today.
     
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    A few from BG yesterday...[​IMG][​IMG]

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    LOVE the Tigers especially.
     
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    Just saying.....we found the FP for Illuminations useless!

    One hour before the start, we went to the FP location and there was a long line of people waiting to be let into the area. There was no way we would have got in the first row so, we walked around to Canada which is where we are right now.
     
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    We love watching in Canada
     
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    I kinda like the FP location in EPCOT.. you're right though, you'd have to get there early to get in the first row!
     
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    Lovely pictures xx
     
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    Lovely warm day again today and we are at....

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