Miss Gioia

Sunday, July 1, 2007

What a Magical Day!

On Saturday, Chris and I were standing in line for the Jungle Cruise ride at Hong Kong Disneyland. From behind us, we heard a two foot tall little one say: What a magical day! Indeed it was.

Chris flew down to meet me in HK on Friday as I was making my way back from Taipei. We expected to spend three to four hours at Disney, but we wound up staying for over seven hours. It is the smallest Disneyland around, but it was more than enough for us.

The Stitch interactive show was crazy technosavy. We still don't know how they got that one to work. I survived Space Mountain (I hate, hate roller coasters), and Chris turned out to be an Ace Buzz Lightyear fighter on the space blaster ride. The Lion King show was really spectacular. Disney does it all well: staging, lights, vocals, choreography, timing.

I was most impressed, however, by the logistics of getting to and in the park. We bought our tickets at the Central MTA station, took the train for about 25 minutes to a station near the airport, switched to the Disney line, and then walked right into the park. No driving, no trolleys from the parking lot to the gate, no long lines to get inside.

Chris took this picture of me on the teacups. Who says Disney is just for kiddos?

For those of you who have not yet been, take note that HK Disney is a great time.

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Anonymous Amy said...

I agree! We even stayed at the hotel and had a great view of the fireworks!

July 2, 2007 4:06 AM  
Blogger Jeremy & Jacquelyn Carman said...

Sounds great. I really want to go. We moved from Southern China just as they opened the park :(

Are you all out of town over the July 4th holiday? We should hang out if you're here. Send me an email.


July 2, 2007 1:25 PM  

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