Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Walt Disney World Buddy Trip 2016, Part 3

By Nick 

Who: Me and my friends Joe and Josh 
Where: Walt Disney World, stayed Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Kidani Village  

Part 3
Thursday, May 12th   

Despite getting to sleep very late the night before, we woke up early and made it to Disney's Hollywood Studios a little after rope drop.

We headed to Toy Story Midway Mania, but the line was already over 45 minutes, so we went to Star Wars Launch Bay, and got pictures with Chewbacca and Kylo Ren.

I'm just gonna come out and say it. I find Kylo Ren to be an interesting character, but I feel the meet and greet to be awkward. He is just more intimidating somehow than even Darth Vader. Am I the only one that feels that way?

Halfway through our Star Wars experience, I received a text from our new friends Alison and Jim with a photo of tickets to the After Hours Magic at the Magic Kingdom event for that evening that they had bought for us! 

We were floored by such an incredibly generous gift! 

We went on to see the First Order Troop March, and after a quick snack at the Backlot Express, met up with Jim and Alison just as the Star Wars: A Galaxy Far Far Away stage show was beginning. 

Afterwards we all went and got photos with Olaf at the Celebrity Spotlight.

Josh, Joe and I headed to Epcot on a Friendship Boat for a late lunch/early dinner at Biergarten.

We walked around World Showcase to try and digest the huge meal we just ate before heading to Future World. We rode Spaceship Earth, and while Josh and Joe rode Mission Space, I met up with my friend Betsy for a quick hello.

We headed to the Magic Kingdom, which took forever as the Monorail was down between the Ticket and Transportation Center, so we had to wait for a ferry. 

When we finally arrived at the MK after what felt like about 6 hours, we contacted Alison and Jim and met up with them at Be Our Guest

We were initially only meeting to get our passes for that evening, as Alison and Jim had ADRs for Be Our Guest, but then Alison suggested we join them! She went to the check in station and was able to add us on!

The After Hours at the Magic Kingdom event deserves a whole separate post, so please stop back tomorrow for Part 4!

No comments:

Post a Comment

Thank you for your feedback. Comments will appear pending moderation.