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It's really is a small World after all

As many of you know, my family and I were blessed to have the opportunity to travel to Europe for a vacation. Our first stop was Disneyland Park in Paris. The skies were overcast for both days we were on-site (the only two days in 15 days of our vacation), so I sought some help from PS to add a color to the sky. If you look close enough, you will see that I'm not an expert with PS.


I'll focus on posting some of the pics from the trip over the next month, especially those that offer something different than either Disneyland CA or WDW. In trying to decide what was the first photo to post, I decided on "It's a Small World". It seemed appropriate after being a much different area of the world, yet it seemed familiar in many ways.


As you can see from the photo, the entrance has this unique "statue/fountain" in front of the ride. The building is similar in style to Disneyland CA. As you would expect, it is a boat ride that brings around the world. For the most part, t is similar to CA and FL. One major difference is the United States Section is much more pronounced, which was true throughout the parks. I'll post a couple of pictures in the future with details from the inside. The colors were also very vibrant.


My overall reaction to DLP was mixed. It has some really unique elements, theming and implementations of rides. Big Thunder Mountain, Phantom Manor, Hollywood Tower and "Discoveryland" are a few examples that I'll share later. On the downside, the park was not maintained as well as Florida or CA. They offer Magic Hours for DLP Hotel Guest each morning from 8 a.m. - 10 a.m., but it is only in the MK side of the park and 75% of the park is closed. Hmmm....not very magical. It's tough to match all that WDW offers for sure.


I'm thankful we were able to visit DLP. If you are in that part of the world, check it out. My daughter and I hope to hit Disney Tokyo in the future. Thanks for reading and looking and let me know if you have any questions.


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Taken on June 2, 2010