Disneydoc's First Thanksgiving at Kidani

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Disneydoc's First Thanksgiving at Kidani

Midnight in Kidani Village! Got in about an hour ago - time to crash. It is SOOO peaceful here compared to Jambo. More later. muchlove

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Ooohhh, Kidani! I know you will have a wonderful, wonderful stay.

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Our home resort muchlove enjoy your stay and the animals

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Take time to watch the giraffes for me!

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yay
It is Disney time!!! Hope you have a wonderful time!

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Have a magical time.. clapping

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You are waking up in the bubble!!! Have a fab time!

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Have fun doc, sorry we miss you again!

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clapping yay Disney day - enjoy your week doc!

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Sat AM

Well, my standard view overlooks the parking reception area. No giraffes from the room, but I have had such bonus views before in a standard room at Jambo that I am ok with it. These rooms are indeed more roomy than others, especially the bathroom area.

There are so many places to go animal watch here and I plan to do that a lot. This trip feels slower paced - only one ADR at The Plaza tomorrow for lunch so far. I feel like wandering around and grazing this trip. My foot is giving me trouble so I cannot fly around at my usual crazy speed! That is probably a good thing - maybe i won't trip anymore. mickey

It is overcast and rainy looking out there this AM. Kind of cosy. Might be a nice morning to hang out around here and at Jambo. I need to go see their lobby - it is my home kinda like Mr. Hub feels about the Poly. I have the culinary tour of Jiko and Boma on my list for 3:45 today! I have FPs this afternoon and evening.at MK but I will just move them a little.

I am so glad I pushed through and came down last night. The Atlanta traffic was a bear as usual, but our principal let us leave with the kids yesterday, putting me on the road a little after 2:30! Arrived about 10:45 and was able to grab some milk from The little store at Kidani just as they were closing. And use my AP discount too!

So I am going to make some oatmeal, grab a banana, and head over to Jambo....then who knows. Depends on the bus perhaps. biggrin

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Have fun mickey

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have a great trip

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Are you having fun yet??

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Oh yeah! Shopped this AM for some Capri active wear pants - the feel a lot better than those heavy jeans. On a bus to HS now to do whatever - coming back to Jambo later for Boma & Jiko tour. That will be dinner, then off to MK tonight.

Rainy & cool - jacket weather. Love Nov in WDW!

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Have a wonderful stay, looking forward to your updates.

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Wow your trip really came up fast awesome have a great time! Keep the updates coming biggrin

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So walked from HS across BW into Epcot because the rain stopped for a bit! Went into UK for a box of Twinings Christmas Tea, then into Sunshine Seasons for a kids size bite of salmon and green beans, and some grapes. Waiting for one of those elusive Kidani buses now to head back for the tour - already been here 20 minutes......might have to start driving this trip. That Kidani parking is so convenient it probably makes more sense that waiting a lot. But I do enjoy riding the buses!

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Glad you made it safely! Didn't take you too long considering Friday afternoon traffic through Atlanta. Have a great trip.

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Did you make it back in time for the culinary tour? We wanted to try that but it was one of the many things that got dropped from the list. I'm definitely all about having my own car and you're so right about kidani, love those under ground parking areas with the lifts right down.

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Made it for the tour - pumpkin something soup (yummy), a zebra dome, and a little bread & dip stuff at Jiko. Very good but not enough for dinner this time. Got a good barbeque chicken salad at Contempo, then into MK for some night fun. More later!

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Have a great trip Doc !! Smile

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Excellent! We have the culinary tour on our list to do!

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Sounds like you are having a great time. I have only tried a bus one time but that one time was enough to convince me that we save a lot of time using our car.

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Morning everybody - windy, rainy and 100 percent chance of rain today. Cozy again.

Although it was like that yesterday too it was not too bad - I had splurged on one of those nylon hooded wind breakers from Mouse Gears last year and it is awesome.

I ended up in MK last night just in time to see the Frozen gang light the castle. That never gets old! It totally makes sense for Elsa to do the icing. mickey

I was able to FP Mermaid. Haunted Mansion, and laugh Floor. I squeezed in TTA and Small World on standby - the big Thanksgiving crowds usually get here Wednesday so I try to ride my favorites before then.

Today I have The Plaza at 1 PM and will Hit the MK this AM a little later. Then I will hop somewhere - feeling random this trip!

Had a good bus experience yesterday after I complained here - nice to hop. Bus and bypass TTC. But I did leave during ELP and before Wishes last night too. Will do that another day.

I love The World! I honestly think especially this time of year, but probably any other too, I could totally not go to a park and be so entertained at the DVC resorts, BW, and DTD.

On a food note, I have purposely cancelled all ADRs but The Plaza to explore. Trying some new places, like that incredibly fresh chicken salad at Contempo last night. It has real chicken, looked "pulled," pinto beans, corn, lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, and sauces you could add ( or it could come mixed). Really crunchy, unprocessed style, and only $8 plus. A great find and just steps from the MK.

For you flatbread folks they had some yummy looking ones there too.

Did a little browsing around stores last night too to see what looks good. I wanted a Christmas Donald but so far none - they had them last year. DBF loves Donald. Did see a shirt he will get.

Did you guys know. That if you buy something at Sunshine Seasons or many other. QS places that your receipt will have a coupon for 20 percent off in the main gift shops like Mouse Gears or World of Disney or emporium in MK if used before 1 PM? I got one at SBucks last night too. Saving
Them to buy what I am scouting.

So off I go - later!

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Have fun Doc and take it easy on that foot!

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MrHub wrote:
Have fun Doc and take it easy on that foot!

Well, it only hurts when I stand still. laugh

I am a bit stubborn in the limitations dept - will find a way. (Broken wrist, 2 park days anyway).

But yes, I am taking more breaks and planning resting rides and shows.

P.s. Sam & Ella are back at the Laugh Floor - were not there this summer on my trip! yay

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In November we got Sam and Ella twice and the other bit once. I guess they change it up to keep it interesting.

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I just had a chicken strawberry salad at The Plaza and wondered why a costumed lady dressed in period clothing was looking over at me and sent a CM to find out where I was from. Turns out I a the 100th visitor today and that qualifies me for a free dessert!

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That scoop of vanilla ice cream hit the spot!

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disneydoc wrote:
I just had a chicken strawberry salad at The Plaza and wondered why a costumed lady dressed in period clothing was looking over at me and sent a CM to find out where I was from. Turns out I a the 100th visitor today and that qualifies me for a free dessert!

Awesome awesome