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Disney World's Animal Kingdom

If you have been following along my wedding series, you know our honeymoon was spent at Disney World. It was my first time going to Animal Kingdom and our first stop of the many Disney parks. I enjoyed Animal Kingdom! The animals are spectacular. Going on the safari made me feel like we had not gone to Disney, but to Africa for a safari tour. I had never been near animals that were not enclosed. You would think it would be scary to be near a lion, however it was thrilling!
 
Animal Kingdom has a major roller coaster, Mount Everest. You encounter a huge surprise on the ride..I'll keep it secret for you to find out on your trip! I don't get scared on most roller coasters, however I'll admit I dug my nails into my husband's arms and screamed on this ride.
 
We saw a couple of fun shows: Festival of Lion King and Finding Nemo. The shows were incredible. So full of musical talent, puppetry, and magnificent costumes.
 
I could not leave without watching the parade and meeting some of the Disney characters. I know this is for 8 year olds, but I have never met them! My goal was to meet them! My sweet husband stood out in the 102 degree weather in line to meet them with me. I met some of my favorites: Pocahontas, Dug and Russell, Chip n Dale, Donald Duck, Mickey and Minnie, Winnie the Pooh, and Tigger. My childhood dreams have come true! Ha!
 
Keep following along! Next posts up will be Epcot and Magic Kingdom!
 
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