30.06.2011 - 04.07.2011 23 °C
Most anticipated by the girls, our time has come, we arrive and settle into our new hotel in Val d Europe, 5 mins from Disneyland. We only have 1/2 a day so decide to have a look around the huge shopping centre next door which conveniently has an aquarium in it. Kenzie excited to go see the turtles we find the Aquarium to be much better than anticipated. The girls are given a scratchy card with questions on and as we make our way around the site the girls have to read about the sea creatures to get the corect anwers to win a prize. Lets just say we all learnt something new that day. The 2 turtles were huge and we watched them for quite a while, unfortunatley we forgot our camera.
Day 2. Disneyland Paris: We decided with our 4 day pass to do 2 days at disneyland and 2 days at Walt Disney studios. The Park opens at 10am and they let you in about 9.30 to make your way to the first ride. There is a great system where you can get a fast pass for selected rides which gives you a time to come back and avoid the queues. we used this to the maximum. Instead of explaining every ride I will just put on a selection of the 2 million photos we took as we all know pictures tell a thousand words.
Kenzie found it hard when the Disney characters were out and about, the europeans have no idea of queues and she was not aggressive enough to push the little 3 year olds pushing in out of the way, so we didn't get as many character photos as she would have liked. We both decided we prefered the ordily queues to meet Mickey where it was controlled.
As a family we decide Space Mountain was our favourite even though my earrings fell out from the shaking. We did this ride at least 4 times. Overall we had no longer queue than 50 mins but that was more good planning and use of fast passes than good luck, there were plenty of 90min queues if we wanted. NOT. Unfortunatly the Indiana Jones ride was closed while we were there.