Visiting Pandora After Dark at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Plan on arriving before sunset to see Pandora in the daylight…then stay for the magical transformation at night!

The amazing world of Pandora at Disney’s Animal Kingdom transforms into glowing beauty at night when Pandora’s bioluminescent flora comes to life – Pandora After Dark!

As night falls over Pandora, you’re instantly transported to a new planet of awe and wonder. The moody darkness is filled with bioluminescent pathways and plants and makes you feel like you’re walking through your own little galaxy…on a planet far, far away.

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In the Valley of Mo’ara at night

Take in the glowing blue cascading waterfalls by the queue line to Flight of Passage, with breathtaking, enormous floating mountains overhead.

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So much to see…all the plants sort of plain during the day but are super cool at night!

Listen closely as you wander around Pandora after Dark.

As night falls, the “natural” sounds in Pandora: The World of Avatar change with the scenery as well. You’ll hear low animal growls as well as other scary sounds coming from the animals of Pandora hiding in the bushes.

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The walkways all glow.

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Everything is so cool under the black lights!

Interested in the special ticketed event Disney After Hours at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park?

Now through March 2020 you can stay late – until midnight! – at DAK:

Guests with Disney After Hours tickets can enter the park as early as 7:00 PM every event night (5 hour event).

The event takes place from 9:00 PM to Midnight:

  • Saturday, October 5, 2019
  • Wednesday, October 9, 2019
  • Saturday, October 19, 2019
  • Saturday, October 26, 2019
  • Wednesday, October 30, 2019
  • Tuesday, November 5, 2019
  • Wednesday, November 13, 2019
  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019
  • Saturday, December 7, 2019
  • Saturday, December 14, 2019
  • Wednesday, December 18, 2019
  • Thursday, January 9, 2020
  • Thursday, January 16, 2020
  • Wednesday, January 22, 2020
  • Thursday, January 30, 2020
  • Thursday, February 6, 2020
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
  • Wednesday, February 19, 2020
  • Thursday, February 27, 2020
  • Thursday, March 5, 2020
  • Thursday, March 12, 2020
  • Thursday, March 19, 2020
  • Thursday, March 26, 2020

Tickets can be purchased in advance for $129 per adult or child, plus tax, or on the day of the event for $139 per adult or child, plus tax. Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club Members can take advantage of specially priced advance-purchase tickets for just $99 per adult or child, plus tax.

Only a limited number of tickets are available for each event.

Tickets to this special event can be purchased online, at any Walt Disney World ticket window, or by calling (407) 939-7795.

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So pretty!

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Day into Night at the Floating Mountains:

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9am:  The Floating Mountains of Pandora: The World of Avatar.

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With my hubby.

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9pm:  And at night…

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Sitting in front of the Moss Wall.

We’ve written two books about our time working and playing at Disney World.

Both are available on Amazon.com: Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

If you’d like to follow our daily Disney blog, here’s the link: https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

Have a magical day!

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Doing the Lion King Scavenger Hunt at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Ten wooden Lion King Carvings are hiding in plain sight.

We always try to do something new on every trip.

Last week, we were surprised to see that Disney’s Animal Kingdom has a brand new scavenger hunt similar to Remy’s Ratatouille Hide & Squeak Hunt at Epcot’s World Showcase.

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$6.99

This scavenger hunt started in July 2019 and was supposed to end September 28th, but has been extended through October.

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10 stickers and Animal Facts

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$6.99

You can purchase the scavenger hunt map for $6.99 from the Outpost Shop, Discovery Trading Company, Island Mercantile (my old workplace!), or Mombasa Marketplace.

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Always look up high!

The entire scavenger hunt is within Harambe with 10 wooden Lion King Carvings hiding in plain sight that need to be found.

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The family carving.

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♪♫♪ Oh, I just can’t wait to be king…♪♫♪

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Mufasa

Each time you discover a hidden character around Harambe, you mark the map with a sticker and then return the map for a prize at Mombasa Marketplace in Harambe or The Outpost Shop in the Oasis for a surprise prize.

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Ready to start the scavenger hunt….

But, here’s the best part – you don’t have to complete the hunt to get a prize! Just go in with your map and the cast member will let you select which prize you want!

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Super cute.

Each prize is a magnet made of a unique piece of wood with one of three Lion King stamps on it.  Our cast member handed us 20 prizes and let us each choose the one we wanted!

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Our 3 Lion King Magnets. A prize can be redeemed whether the map is completed or not.

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New wall at DAK.

We’ve written two books about our time working and playing at Disney World.

Both are available on Amazon.com: Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

If you’d like to follow our daily Disney blog, here’s the link: https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

Have a magical day!

#TwoDisneySisters

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Wearing our animal print Minnie Ears at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

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Roar!  October 2019

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Flashback Friday: Working at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Working together at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

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Caroline working the DCP Summer Alumni Program.

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See you later Animal Kingdom!!!

What Happens to the Animals at Disney’s Animal Kingdom During Hurricanes?

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August 30, 2019: Hurricane Dorian forecast path update.  Category 1 Hurricane forecast for Orlando next week.

Many guests are wondering with the fast approaching Hurricane Dorian what Disney Parks does with the inhabitants of Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s is home to some 1,700 animals representing 250 different species throughout the 500-acre park.

That’s a lot of wildlife to keep track of before, during, and after a hurricane hits!

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Welcome to Disney’s Animal Kingdom!

Disney doesn’t evacuate their animals off property.  They have safe locations for them behind the scene, aka “backstage”, at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park. All of the wildlife pens and barns are built of reinforced concrete and designed to be able to withstand a Category 3 Hurricane with little to no damage.

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Caroline working at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

As a Disney Cast Member, Caroline went on a cast-exclusive DAK ‘backstage’ tour.  She learned how the animals get called back to their pens in the evening with special whistles and signals.  The animals actually can’t wait to return to their overnight pens because they know that food and water, along with fresh bedding, is waiting for them!  The whole process takes 3 hours to complete every afternoon/early evening.

Disney Hurricane Preparedness Plans call for all cast member zookeepers, trainers, and veterinary staff to be on hand during a hurricane event.

These experts monitor the behavior of the animals and continually checked on them both before, during, and after the storm passes.

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The alligators are OK in their enclosures, just like they are in the wild.

Some water-dwelling creatures, such as the alligators and turtles, are left in their outdoor man-made habitats since this is where they are the safest.

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One of the many birds that will be cared for inside during a hurricane.

All birds are brought inside before hurricanes as they all could be gravely injured by high wind and debris.  (The native Florida birds that live at DAK – and there are a lot of them! – are left outside.)

Disney takes every precaution with their animals, ensuring that they all are kept safe.

In September 2017, not one animal was harmed during Hurricane Irma with winds that topped 80mph in Orlando!  All animals were safe and sound when the park re-opened after being closed for two days due to the storm and for debris clean-up.

If you’re interested in seeing the animal pens and how well Disney treats all their animals, you can take a backstage tour at DAK called Backstage Tales!

For tickets, $90/guest: Backstage Tales at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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September 2017: Mickey and Minnie greeting hurricane stranded guests at DAK Lodge during Hurricane Irma.

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For Hurricane Irma:  DAK closed early on Saturday (9/09/17) afternoon and park tie down started happening. Cast members wrapped all the turnstiles at the front entrance to keep them protected from wind damage.

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Property damage after Hurricane Irma: One of many trees blown down – or onto – DAK Lodge.

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Day after Hurricane Irma passed: Lots of wind damage all over DAK, but the paths were cleared for guests by opening time on Tuesday morning.

When a Hurricane Warning is in effect, Disney Parks activates the Hurricane Rideout Teams across the WDW property.

These crews are made up of volunteer cast members who agree to stay in their park or resort for at least 72 hours during the storm.  (Because of family commitments, not all cast members can stay on-site during a hurricane.  It’s all volunteer and they get overtime pay.)

Read more about the Disney World’s Hurricane Rideout Teams and what they do before and during a hurricane:

Hurricane Rideout Teams at Disney World

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August 30, 2019: Guest wearing this celebration button at the Magic Kingdom!

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August 31, 2019: Hurricane Dorian approaching Florida.

Know your hurricanes!  The higher the number, the more damaging the winds!

Category Sustained Winds Types of Damage Due to Hurricane Winds
1 74-95 mph Very dangerous winds will produce some damage: Well-constructed frame homes could have damage to roof, shingles, vinyl siding and gutters. Large branches of trees will snap and shallowly rooted trees may be toppled. Extensive damage to power lines and poles likely will result in power outages that could last a few to several days.
2 96-110 mph Extremely dangerous winds will cause extensive damage: Well-constructed frame homes could sustain major roof and siding damage. Many shallowly rooted trees will be snapped or uprooted and block numerous roads. Near-total power loss is expected with outages that could last from several days to weeks.
3
(major)
111-129 mph Devastating damage will occur: Well-built framed homes may incur major damage or removal of roof decking and gable ends. Many trees will be snapped or uprooted, blocking numerous roads. Electricity and water will be unavailable for several days to weeks after the storm passes.
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(major)
130-156 mph Catastrophic damage will occur: Well-built framed homes can sustain severe damage with loss of most of the roof structure and/or some exterior walls. Most trees will be snapped or uprooted and power poles downed. Fallen trees and power poles will isolate residential areas. Power outages will last weeks to possibly months. Most of the area will be uninhabitable for weeks or months.
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157 mph or higher Catastrophic damage will occur: A high percentage of framed homes will be destroyed, with total roof failure and wall collapse. Fallen trees and power poles will isolate residential areas. Power outages will last for weeks to possibly months. Most of the area will be uninhabitable for weeks or months. (Hurricane Maria was a Category 5 storm that hit Puerto Rico in 2017.)

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Wearing our Minnie Ears at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

We’ve written two books about our time working and playing at Disney World.

Both are available on Amazon.com: Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

If you’d like to follow our daily Disney blog, here’s the link: https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

Have a magical day!

#TwoDisneySisters

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Two Disney Sisters

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Looking for the Yeti!

First Online Review of Caroline’s New Book!

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

5.0 out of 5 Stars!

October 3, 2018

Format: Paperback

reviewFun & Interesting Book

This is Caroline’s second book, after the very excellent Two Girls and a Mouse Tale.

This is a little different than the excellent “….. Earns her Ears” series by the same publisher. It focuses more on Caroline’s visits to the Walt Disney World parks than her job as a Cast Member at the Animal Kingdom. Not that she skimps on the fun & frustrating days of working in the Summer heat and daze in Orlando, but she covers more of the ‘touristy” stuff.

Such as her love for eating (but as she pointed out, despite her many high caloric yummy meals, she actually lost weight, working long shifts in the heat & humidity and walking 10,000+ steps every day). Seems like every other chapter covers a new and fascinating meal at the parks. Don’t read on an empty stomach, your tummy will growl! Her description of the Chocolate Lovers Kitchen Sink ice cream sundae is mind boggling!

But it’s not all fun & food, some great tips for possible Disney Cast members are included, plus mucho stuff for us guests & tourists.

Such as : Disney Pin trading tips – how to spot a ‘scrapper”, and why most CM don’t really care if you trade a scrapper with them, and of course Pin Trading courtesies.

Also: “Ways to Thank a Cast Member”- a very critical chapter. We are all so used to the outstanding service at all Disney parks we often forget to thank them. I now make it a point to thank the custodial staff. Also – tipping tips for non-tipped CMs (no, not cash, but perhaps a pin?).

I also really like the chapter on “Disney Myths, True or False”. Fascinating!

A “must get” for any fans of the Most Magical Place on Earth!

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Author’s copies arriving from Theme Park Press.

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

Lions and Tigers and Strollers, Oh My!

This is not Caroline’s first time in the Disney College Program. Along with her sister, she was previously accepted into the program a few years earlier.  Back in Colorado, Caroline was wishing for a little more pixie dust to brighten up her life.  On a whim, she decides to apply to the exclusive Disney Alumni Summer Program.

Now that she’s back, things get wild.

Wild, as in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, where Caroline is assigned to work in Stroller Rental.  While not the most glamorous position in the park, it’s often ground zero for humanity at its best and at its worst.

While Caroline makes many “Magical Moments” for deserving guests whose pixie dust has gone temporarily sideways, she also receives magical moments of her own through the friendships she makes, going to Disney cast member exclusive events, and all the spectacular dining opportunities at Disney World.

Caroline tells all – from the ins and outs of Disney’s secret training class called Traditions; to learning how to be a happy cast member during on-the-job training; to what it’s like to interact with fellow cast members and the guests who are ready to explore the most magical place on earth.

Join Caroline as she takes you on a wild ride through her adventures in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. But be careful, it’s a jungle out there!

Available now at Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle formats. Published by Theme Park Press.

Book link on Amazon.com:  Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

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Adventure is out there!

About the Author:

Caroline’s love for all things Disney, and desire to grow up to be a Disney princess, is the reason she always wanted to work for Disney.  Her dream came true working as a cast member at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Caroline is the co-author of the book, Two Girls and a Mouse Tale, about her adventures working at Disney World with her sister.

She is currently a 7th grade middle school Social Studies teacher in Colorado.

Daily blog link:  https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

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Welcome to Disney’s Animal Kingdom!

I have little Disney Vinyls of me in my DAK work costumes:

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Little Disney vinylmation from my 1st DCP program. ❤

 

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Little Disney vinylmation from my DCP Summer Alumni program that we used on my book cover. ❤

Rivers of Light at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Update

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The beautiful light sculptures floating on into the lake.  They change color during the performance.

09/27/18:  Saturday night (tomorrow) is the last performance for the Water and Light Shamans in the Rivers of Light show.

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Water Shaman beating on the drums.

After Saturday’s performance, the boats will be empty for subsequent performances. This is due to budget cuts taking place across the WDW park this Fall.

(See our blog about the other budget cuts at DAK this month: Rafikis Planet Watch is Closing)

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Dozens of beautiful lights sculptures floating all over the lake.

We finally got to see Rivers of Light and have to admit that we were not impressed.

Disney has a vast catalog of songs and melodies from 90 years of movie making, including all the great songs from The Lion King.  They used none of it for Rivers of Light.

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All the beautiful optics you expect from a Disney performance are there: Lights, water fountains, huge flames, but the music and story is blah.

The whole show and all the music is not engaging.  There’s a clear disconnect between the beautiful optics of the colorful show with all its waterworks and flames and the storyline & music.

When this show first premiered for Disney VIP guests just before Earth Day 2016, it was a disaster and the whole thing was scrapped causing a 10-month delay in the opening.  All the original grand opening merchandise from April 2016 had to be destroyed.  The show premiered for guests in February 2017.

From the premiere:   Continuing the grand Disney tradition of innovative, after-dark entertainment, “Rivers of Light” combines live performance, floating set pieces, a soaring musical score, fountains and more in a celebration of animals and nature. The story magically unfolds on the broad natural stage of the Discovery River, conveying the uplifting spirit of an ancient and timeless lantern ceremony and filled with symbolism, storytelling and plenty of heart.

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Lovely.

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Color change

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All the pretty lotus flowers change colors and open up during the show to put on a synchronized water fountain show.

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Very dramatic.  I like the lights reflecting on the water’s surface.

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It really is a pretty show, it just needs a better storyline to bring it all together.

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

Lions and Tigers and Strollers, Oh My!

This is not Caroline’s first time in the Disney College Program. Along with her sister, she was previously accepted into the program a few years earlier.  Back in Colorado, Caroline was wishing for a little more pixie dust to brighten up her life.  On a whim, she decides to apply to the exclusive Disney Alumni Summer Program.

Now that she’s back, things get wild.

Wild, as in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, where Caroline is assigned to work in Stroller Rental.  While not the most glamorous position in the park, it’s often ground zero for humanity at its best and at its worst.

While Caroline makes many “Magical Moments” for deserving guests whose pixie dust has gone temporarily sideways, she also receives magical moments of her own through the friendships she makes, going to Disney cast member exclusive events, and all the spectacular dining opportunities at Disney World.

Caroline tells all – from the ins and outs of Disney’s secret training class called Traditions; to learning how to be a happy cast member during on-the-job training; to what it’s like to interact with fellow cast members and the guests who are ready to explore the most magical place on earth.

Join Caroline as she takes you on a wild ride through her adventures in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. But be careful, it’s a jungle out there!

Available now at Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle formats. Published by Theme Park Press.

Book link on Amazon.com:  Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

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Adventure is out there!

About the Author:

Caroline’s love for all things Disney, and desire to grow up to be a Disney princess, is the reason she always wanted to work for Disney.  Her dream came true working as a cast member at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Caroline is the co-author of the book, Two Girls and a Mouse Tale, about her adventures working at Disney World with her sister.

She is currently a 7th grade middle school Social Studies teacher in Colorado.

Daily blog link:  https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

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Welcome to Disney’s Animal Kingdom!

New Book: Adventure’s in the Animal Kingdom

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

Lions and Tigers and Strollers, Oh My!

This is not Caroline’s first time in the Disney College Program. Along with her older sister, she was previously accepted into the program a few years earlier.  Back in Colorado, Caroline was wishing for a little more pixie dust to brighten up her life.  On a whim, she decides to apply to the exclusive Disney Alumni Summer Program.

Now that she’s back, things get wild.

Wild, as in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, where Caroline is assigned to work in Stroller Rental.  While not the most glamorous position in the park, it’s often ground zero for humanity at its best and at its worst.

While Caroline makes many “Magical Moments” for deserving guests whose pixie dust has gone temporarily sideways, she also receives magical moments of her own through the friendships she makes, going to Disney cast member exclusive events, and all the spectacular dining opportunities at Disney World.

Caroline tells all – from the ins and outs of Disney’s “secret” training class called Traditions; to learning how to be a shiny, happy cast member during on-the-job training; to what it’s like to interact with fellow cast members and the guests who are ready to explore the most magical place on earth.

Join Caroline as she takes you on a wild ride through her adventures in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. But be careful, it’s a jungle out there!

Available now at Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle formats. Published by Theme Park Press.

Book link on Amazon.com:  Adventure’s in the Animal Kingdom
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Adventure is out there!

5 Years Ago: Arriving at Disney World for the Disney College Program

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Arriving at the DCP for fall semester.

Five years ago this week, we arrived at Disney World to do the Disney College Program.

We started a little blog – Two Disney Sisters – for our family and friends to follow along with us on our Disney journey.

Our blog has now been viewed over 3.5 million times from people on every continent from the Arctic to Antarctica, living in every country on the planet.

To date, we’ve posted 1,163 Disney blogs and over 10,000 photos.

Below is the very first blog that we posted on August 5, 2013: DCP Move-In Day!

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8am:  The check-in line. So HOT!!!!!!

Check-in Line at 8am was out the door and down the parking lot in the hot August sun!

Check-in line at 8am was out the door and down the parking lot in the hot August sun! So humid!! 😦

We have arrived at the DCP!!!

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Welcome to the DCP Program!

Today is Move-In Day!

Today we woke up at 6am to be ready to line up at 8am in front of Vista Way.

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It was super easy to find Vista Way. It was just along Highway I-4 and we could see it from the street! We pulled in and Uncle Peter dropped us off to get in line while he was going back to the hotel.

We were told to not get there before 7am and check in was between 8-10am. When we got there at 8am, the line was already around the side of the building and down the other side!

We waited in that line for more than an hour. It was hot, 97 degrees with humidity and no shade! I can’t tell you how much everyone was just pouring sweat! I was so worried because I knew we’d have to take a picture when we got inside and I was worried about my makeup melting off!

From the look of it, Elly was the only one in line who had brought a water bottle! At one point, I tried fanning my face with my hand and I literally felt nothing! So hot and sticky!

We got to the front of the line and handed in our DORMS forms. Then, we waited indoors for our housing. Elly and I are rooming together in Chatham Square! We wanted a 1 or 2 bedroom apartment, but we got a 3 bedroom instead. 😦

Then, we waited in another line and got our roles. I am working in Animal Kingdom at Discovery Island! It is right by the Tree of Life. Yay! I’m so excited because DAK has the shortest hours and we can wear shorts! 🙂

Elly got the Pin Traders role at Downtown Disney. She’ll probably get long hours because Magic Kingdom and DTD always stay open really late in the summer, sometimes until 2am!

We finally finished up around 10:30am and Aunt Barbara and Uncle Peter met up with us and took us to our apartment.

Disney Intern Housing at Chatham Square

Our apartment is at Chatham Square, not Vista Way, because we are both over 21.

Chatnam Square is so nice! The buildings are really pretty, blue and white plantation style, newly painted. We will have 4 other roommates living with us.

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Outside our DCP apartment.

We immediately had to check out a vacuum because everything just seemed really dirty! We moved all the furniture around to get all vacuumed. The vacuum actually broke because there was so much hair wrapped around the filter! Yuck!

Walking to Disney Casting with Caroline.

Caroline walking into Disney Casting.

We went to Casting next at 1pm. We took the bus from Vista Way to Casting and got there by 1:30pm. We were told it should take under an hour but we were there for over 3 hours.

At Disney Casting, finding Hidden Mickeys in the sparkles on the wall!

Elly at Disney Casting, finding Hidden Mickeys in the sparkles on the wall!

It was just lines and lines and lines! But, at least I found out when I get to start working. I have a great start! My first work day isn’t until the 11th and then my first costumed day is the 13th.  That’s great because it means I can spend the whole week with mom and dad in the Parks having fun!

Here’s the rest of my week:
Tuesday:  Move all our stuff in and get organized.  We are playing around with the idea about getting a day pass to hang in the parks for the afternoon.
Wednesday:  Mandatory dorm meeting at 1pm at the Commons. Afternoon free.
Thursday:  Traditions class! Have to be on the bus by 6:45am to get there at 8am. First paid day and we have to wear professional clothes. We will receive our work ID and our name badge. Yay! Then we can finally get into the parks for free!!! Spend the night in the parks with mom and dad!
Friday: Elly’s birthday! Hopefully going to the parks, maybe Epcot!

Elly’s first work day is on August 8th, then she has her birthday off, and then she works again on Friday. She’ll have a lot more hours than me this semester.

I’m just so happy that Elly and I got to room together! We are in the apartments we wanted and we got awesome roles! And it’s really great mom and dad are here this first week to hang out with us!  (They drove down Elly’s car from Colorado so we would have a car here during our program.)

I don’t know how we could have done it without the help and support of Aunt Barbara and Uncle Peter. Picking us up from the airport in Fort Myers a couple days ago, driving us all around, helping us shop for apartment stuff, driving us here to Orlando!

We are so thankful to be at Disney World today!!! 🙂

Here is what our apartment looks like:

Our Bedroom

Elly’s twin bed on left.

We are in a 3 bedroom (6 girls) apartment at Chatham Square.  The ceilings are really high (9′) and the apartment is roomy.  We like it a lot!

We got our bedroom all decorated and the beds made up. The bedrooms are huge and each has it’s own private bath with tub/shower. The bathroom is big too, we got a small 3 drawer cabinet from Walmart to put our stuff in.   We love the walk-in closet in our bedroom, lots of room to store stuff.  The washers/dryers are across from us.

The apartment’s A/C is fabulous.  We keep it set to 72 degrees and have a small fan in the bedroom for nighttime.

Elly’s side of the room:

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We’ll need to take all the stuff off the walls during inspection week.

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My side.  The cork board came with the room and we’ve covered it with Disney fabric from Walmart.

Each bedroom comes with 2 very firm twin beds, a large dresser with mirror, and two nightstands.  We’re glad we bought foam mattress pads for our beds!!!

Some more photos of our apartment:  Chatham Apartment Photos

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Follow along with us as we begin our fabulous Disney journey this fall!

Adventure is out there!

Two Disney Sisters