It’s been a long time coming, but here it is!! The TR from our May 9-11 trip! woohoo! As a disclaimer, Brian likes to write, and I like to ramble. We tried to cut it down as much as we could, but that takes all the fun out of it. So here it is, in all its long-winded glory. I’m in purple, Baloo (aka: Brian) is in blue. Find a really really comfy chair, make sure you have plenty of time on your hands, and enjoy!
We have tentatively titled this TR “Water, Water (almost) Everywhere” because water was a recurring theme at all the wrong times. And because we were trying to be creative.
[B]We both woke up at 5 on Tuesday and finished our last minute packing. About an hour and a half later, we were both set. Jill left to pick me up at my place and keep in mind, she is not up to date with all the new construction since she has been away from home for some time now. Little did I know that my excitement got in the way of mentioning to her that the McDonald’s she turned on to go down to my street was no more—it ceased to exist—nothing but rubble and barricades. So, a little while later I receive a call saying “if I hit a Target, have I gone too far?” Yes. I had gone too far. Long story short, I navigated my way back through his confusing city till I got to his house, where I greeted him in quite a lovely mood. But I got over it relatively fast because YAAAAY we’re going to Disney!!! It started raining in the middle of the drive and the sky was still pretty dark when we got there – not good news for us, since we were planning to spend the day at Blizzard Beach.
We checked into All Star Music (woot) and asked which bus to take to Blizzard Beach. The CM said none – Blizzard Beach is temporarily closed due to inclement weather. A water park was shut down because of water—what a concept. There was no longer thunder or lightning, so we had no clue what the fetch was going on. We were both all set to go there too—swimming attire right under our clothes. Well now, that immediately put a monkey wrench into our plans and without asking the monkey either…sheesh. The CM at the front desk felt sorry for us and must have sensed that we were celebrating Jill’s birthday because he found us a room right away instead of us just waiting till 4. (in Broadway!!! I’ve always wanted to stay there!!) So we dropped off our bags and both looked at each other in a silly Disney moment “now what???” Luckily (da da duuuuum!!) Jill was on the phone with her mom who wisely suggested to us to journey on over to Animal Kingdom since we were already dressed for the heat and shall we say water too of Kali in Asia. Are you noticing the water theme yet?[/B]