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Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 18 Oct 20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 961
Posted By Goldia
It's bittersweet reading this day. I've avoided...

It's bittersweet reading this day. I've avoided it as I knew you were coming to the end of your trip. A low key day with some fab food at the end, even if the service wasn't fab. Wow, those doughnuts...
Forum: Christmas 10 Oct 20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 19,018
Posted By Goldia
Me three, just spotted this thread what a great...

Me three, just spotted this thread what a great idea Michelle!

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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 Oct 20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,732
Posted By Goldia
There is a new legal requirement for schools to...

There is a new legal requirement for schools to provide remote education to pupils unable to attend due to COVID. This is not just for a lockdown, but also for those isolating at home due to them or...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 5 Oct 20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,153
Posted By Goldia
You're joking right? Surely you know me better...

You're joking right? Surely you know me better than that! There's no way we were going to stay at the hotel all afternoon and evening, my feet got way too itchy! I did enjoy my snooze though it meant...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 5 Oct 20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,717
Posted By Goldia
It was a really great travel day and just...

It was a really great travel day and just reinforced we'd done the right thing in going. The park was beautiful as the sun started to set and we had such a fun evening, in between wondering where we...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 5 Oct 20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,230
Posted By Goldia
I was so tempted to get an AP while we were...

I was so tempted to get an AP while we were there, but then I realised the tickets are valued at £0 with the hotel and tickets package. If the quarantine hadn't kicked in then I may have considered...
Forum: General Chat 2 Oct 20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,569
Posted By Goldia
Ahh, what a lovely sentiment you have, how...

Ahh, what a lovely sentiment you have, how incredibly thoughtful of you and I hope you are coming to terms with your decision. I seem to recall you posting previously about your experiences. Living...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 27 Sep 20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 803
Posted By Goldia
I'm so glad we took the plunge and booked the...

I'm so glad we took the plunge and booked the trip. It was a fab last minute bit of fun and we had a marvellous time. Who knows when we will get away again? I hope you get your Christmas in France,...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 27 Sep 20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By Goldia
The wait times were incredibly low, you're right...

The wait times were incredibly low, you're right that the Peter Pan wait was indicative of the whole park, that and Big Thunder. While they both crept up over 30 minutes at points through the day we...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 27 Sep 20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,228
Posted By Goldia
Those Mickey waffles were the best, I wish we'd...

Those Mickey waffles were the best, I wish we'd had them again as they were delicious. It was a day of great food as the burgers were yummy. I've started to enjoy juicy cocktails a bit more as I...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 27 Sep 20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,153
Posted By Goldia
Ratatouille is hard to describe actually as there...

Ratatouille is hard to describe actually as there isn't anything like it at wdw to compare it to. It's more similar to the rides at universal like Spiderman or Transformers as it's a 3D screen ride,...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 27 Sep 20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,717
Posted By Goldia
It really was emotional walking up Main Street...

It really was emotional walking up Main Street and just soaking up the atmosphere. The beautiful castle, the music, the smells of the bakery and just being there was fantastic. I knew we were going...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 27 Sep 20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,230
Posted By Goldia
Now that the weather has turned autumnal this...

Now that the weather has turned autumnal this summer's trip feels a long time ago. We sure did travel light, but it suited us and we didn't miss any of the make up and toiletries we left at home.
...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 20 Sep 20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 803
Posted By Goldia
One day we will get around to doing Astro...

One day we will get around to doing Astro Orbiter, it's not something we've wanted to prioritise at rope drop and because there are no FP we've not bothered with it as we can't be doing with the...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 20 Sep 20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By Goldia
They must have spent a fortune in perspex, but...

They must have spent a fortune in perspex, but the screens worked well and meant it didn't feel too claustrophobic.

I really had to twist her arm to go on the train. I loved it and would have...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 20 Sep 20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,228
Posted By Goldia
I'm glad you can see we were smiling even with...

I'm glad you can see we were smiling even with the masks on. We enjoyed the boat ride attractions, lovely, gentle and always a minimal wait. They are so cute and good for a little rest.

Those...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 20 Sep 20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,153
Posted By Goldia
It really was hot, very Floridian, although less...

It really was hot, very Floridian, although less rain than we are used it Florida.

The difference between Parachute drop and Tower of Terror for me is that I'm fearful of slipping under the bar...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 20 Sep 20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,717
Posted By Goldia
The backpack was from Primark, actually it's...

The backpack was from Primark, actually it's Kate's bag. We are fortunate to be so close to Europe and the train is easy for us. I'm not sure if Eurostar will survive, I read that trains won't stop...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 20 Sep 20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,230
Posted By Goldia
Hello Lovely Lady I figured you were feeling sad...

Hello Lovely Lady I figured you were feeling sad :( I'm so sorry you had to cancel your replacement wdw trip. It's miserable at the moment. I hope it wasn't too painful reading the trip report and...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 19 Sep 20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 901
Posted By Goldia
Despite the dreary weather you still managed a...

Despite the dreary weather you still managed a fun day. I love the photo of the boys heading off to the surf with their body boards. It seems like you had fun visiting old haunts, well mostly, a...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 18 Sep 20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,070
Posted By Goldia
The Bob Evans breakfast sure looks good, I could...

The Bob Evans breakfast sure looks good, I could definitely eat one of them with the crepes on the side as well, yummy. Lots of decisions to be made about flooring and cabinets. I bet that was fun...
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs 17 Sep 20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,624
Posted By Goldia
Bingo :wavey: always good to see this photo :)

Bingo :wavey: always good to see this photo :)
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 17 Sep 20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,778
Posted By Goldia
We loved Jazzy Java. It was delicious and...

We loved Jazzy Java. It was delicious and definitely on our order again list.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 14 Sep 20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 803
Posted By Goldia
It certainly feels like we were very lucky to...

It certainly feels like we were very lucky to have got our Disney fix this summer :).

Also, I'm really thankful to you for the tips on where to eat :thumbs-up. We really did enjoy Hakuna Matata...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 13 Sep 20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 803
Posted By Goldia
I hope you have a fun trip in DLP next year and...

I hope you have a fun trip in DLP next year and try not to make too many comparisons, although I'm not that good at that myself. You're right it was so good to be in our happy place and just forget...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 9 Sep 20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 34,510
Posted By Goldia
Hi Kelly, It's lovely to read an update. It...

Hi Kelly,

It's lovely to read an update. It sure sounds like you've been busy at home. I'm really glad the kids have settled into school well and your job is still going well.

I'm keeping...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 9 Sep 20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 803
Posted By Goldia
Yes the weather was much easier to deal with...

Yes the weather was much easier to deal with today, which was really handy as we didn't have the hotel room to hide in during the heat of the afternoon. It's a small world in Paris is totally...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 6 Sep 20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 803
Posted By Goldia
It was heart warming to get a bit of Disney magic...

It was heart warming to get a bit of Disney magic for a little while. I was so sad our trip to Orlando was cancelled and it was nice to be carefree and have fun.

Fingers crossed indeed for your...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 6 Sep 20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,717
Posted By Goldia
It was very easy to social distance on the train...

It was very easy to social distance on the train. The floor photos are odd aren't they? I don't know what she was thinking. Santa fe was pretty cute and the room was great for 2 people, it would have...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 6 Sep 20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,230
Posted By Goldia
Ha ha we had the essentials... G&T, coke and...

Ha ha we had the essentials... G&T, coke and underwear were basically it :pgig:

I figured the extra day was worth it to have a direct train and a bonus day. I'd have been kicking myself if the...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 6 Sep 20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 803
Posted By Goldia
I knew I'd get balanced set of opinions from you...

I knew I'd get balanced set of opinions from you guys if I mentioned the idea of a Christmas trip ;) we will just have to wait and see, but it would be lovely to see all the Christmas decorations.
...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 6 Sep 20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By Goldia
That's the best thing about trip reports, the...

That's the best thing about trip reports, the bringing back of memories :) the dinner of nachos followed by ice cream was perfect. Kate was happy as there wasn't a vegetable in sight.



I'm...
Forum: Indexes 5 Sep 20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,825
Posted By Goldia
Day 5...

Day 5 (https://www.thedibb.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?p=14635994#post14635994) is ready. It's our last hurrah at Disneyland park.

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Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 5 Sep 20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 803
Posted By Goldia
At Last I See The Light - DLP August 2020 Day 5 Friday 14th August 2020

Day 5 – Friday 14th August 2020

We’d decided that we wouldn’t rush to check out and get to the parks for EMT, instead allowing ourselves the luxury of getting ready slowly and taking our time. In...
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs 5 Sep 20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,624
Posted By Goldia
https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/100444/b6a9e1...

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/100444/b6a9e1af92128b.jpg
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 5 Sep 20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,310
Posted By Goldia
Oh dear the curse of Clearwater strikes. Still,...

Oh dear the curse of Clearwater strikes. Still, the rain didn't spoil your day and I'm glad you found a 7-11 in time. The baseball game sounds fun and for a washout day made for a nice evening. I'm...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 5 Sep 20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,233
Posted By Goldia
The back seat photographers really need some...

The back seat photographers really need some lessons don't they? Ha ha,the back of the seat photo is my favourite :pgig:

Looks like you got some great bargains at the outlets, this is when I say...
Forum: Indexes 5 Sep 20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,825
Posted By Goldia
It was the old one. We've been watching all the...

It was the old one. We've been watching all the animated Disney movies, so the last week of the holidays was pretty good as we had little mermaid, beauty and the beast and Aladdin. We dragged out a...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 31 Aug 20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By Goldia
Yes it would have been lovely if the boys could...

Yes it would have been lovely if the boys could have come too, but it was fun to do another girls only trip. Kate talked a lot about wanting to go to Disney in Japan, so that's on the list for one...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 31 Aug 20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,228
Posted By Goldia
In the end it was the only cocktail I had :( I...

In the end it was the only cocktail I had :( I stuck with beer after that. Still, it just means I'll have to go back with someone who will enjoy drinking cocktails with me so I can try out some nice...
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