Saturday, 30 August 2008

Florida Week 2 Part 1



The Animal Kingdom



Expedition Everest in the background.

Tyrannosaurus Rex "Sue"

Exact replica of the most complete T Rex ever found.

South Dakota August 1990.

90% complete.


I as lucky enough to see one of these in the wild on a nest.

Mickey on parade.



Wild birds roosting.


Busch Gardens

More fast rides and lots of animal watching.

This wooden rollercoaster was a bit rough - made my brain rattle!



American Alligator

We were surprised to see turtles in with the alligators as in the wild they are usually lunch.

Black Crowned Crane




Meet the family.

All joking aside, it never ceases to amaze me how closely we are related.

More clowning around by OH.

Ring-tailed Lemar.

Hippo

Spotted Hyena

Giraffe

Meerkat.

Tigers - gorgeous creatures

Black Rhinos.

Cooling off in the mist.

Elephant.

As we were leaving the park we spotted this!

Friday, 29 August 2008

Florida Week 1 Part 2



Return visit to the Magic Kingdom for more fast rides. Jay is an adrenaline junkie and I wonder where he gets that from? ;) we had a second go on Space Mountain and then went on Thunder Mountain. Some of us were sensible enough to wear ponchos!

Thunder MountainWe are big fans of Pirates of the Caribbean.
Minnie's House


Mickey's Garden and Garage


More Mickey Mouse-shaped food!





Jay proving how strong he is!




A clip from the Spectro Magic Parade


video


Fay drawing Donald Duck at Disney Quest.
Disney's Hollywood Studios.

The Tower of Terror.

The Boys' car of choice.

Two Gremlins.

Fay's favourite shop.

Favourite characters of mine.

Star Wars

Aerosmith Rollercoaster.