7560.9 #11 (DL Qual #4

Apr 29, 2014 4:52 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
 Best Post of the Day 4-29-14

Morning Visit to Disneyland
April 29th, 2014

With the park opening at 10am this week, I decided to visit the park for a couple hours after Spring Breaks have ended.  Even though it was a warm day, there were still a good amount of people here for the 10am rope drop.  

I decided to line up infront of Adventureland because I knew there was going to be a big rush going to Big Thunder Mountain, via Frontierland. 

Adventureland is slow nowadays because Indiana Jones is still down under refurbishment after Indy took a sabbatical in order to visit more museums.  Also, the Jungle Cruise didn’t open at park open, so there were skippers outside re-enacting their tours with a couple families as their “group”. 

I continued to New Orleans Square as I wanted to see how quiet it really is as Pirates of the Caribbean was closed the day prior.  


To entertain the crowd walking by, the Bootstrappers were performing outside of the attraction, who recently celebrated their 12,000th performance at Disneyland. 

Now with Pirates down, the entire area of NOS was dead quiet. 

Also, I noticed that the Mark Twain is dry-docked, usually where Sailing Ship Columbia is docked.  But it won’t be long, as it is closed only until the 30th

While wondering out of Frontierland into Fantasyland, King Arthur Carousel is also closed for the week, but while it is closed, it provides a nice time to take pictures of the horses; almost impossible to do while it is open. 

With the heat getting warmer as noon approached, I headed out to Main Street where I saw the Disneyland Band ending their show in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle and caught their one number on Main Street.  Here’s Mickey conducting to a part of “Under the Sea”. 

After this song, the Band moves down to the Main Street Train Station for one more song, stretching their morning show to three different locations on Main Street USA.  Also, new flowers were planted around the Flag Pole. 



For a while now, I’ve wanted to start some occasional blog/article here on MW.  If you want to see more of these types of articles and/or have ideas for me to write, please let me know!


that was perfect! i actually read the whole thing! i have attention issues๐Ÿ˜ - OhanaPhoto  5120.1 #24 5:07PM
๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚You always make me laugh! Attention issues - RadiatorSprings4Ever  1566.1 #107 5:09PM
๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ - MadameLeota  4203.0 #35 9:54PM
Some people say I have A.D. ...... look a squirrel!!!!๐Ÿ“ - Boundin  685.3 #289 9:59PM
lol you guys are so...hakuna matata what a wonderful phrase... - OhanaPhoto  5120.1 #24 8:19AM
The best part about this post, IMO is that it shows how you can still thoroughly enjoy the park in refurb season. Thank you! - missariel33  2115.5 #72 5:26PM
๐Ÿ‘†๐Ÿ‘† - missmimi90  2032.0 #76 5:32PM
Well said.  As I was reading this I was thinking the same thing.  People complain about ride closures, but there is always so much beauty to see and fun things to do. - potatohead25  701.8 #274 4:49PM
๐Ÿ‘†๐Ÿ‘†totally agree - DarthTinkerbell  751.6 #252 9:59AM
๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘LOVED this! Thanks for the tour! Felt as though I was there. And nice narrating. YES!!!  - misschurro  6361.2 #17 5:04PM
I would love for you to do a food tour type post where you maybe go to lesser known establishments at the resort (including DTD) to give people something different to see. Don't get me wrong I love the plaza inn chicken, fried pickles and monte cristo posts but I love when I see the not so highlighted dishes and food places. - missmimi90  2032.0 #76 5:08PM
Food is always a challenge. One, it costs money and two, most of the time there's only me and I can only eat so much.  - BaseballMickey_CM  7560.9 #11 5:45PM
I'll do it! I can eat...oh boy I can eat - missariel33  2115.5 #72 9:40PM
๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘missariel33 - misschurro  6361.2 #17 8:24AM
Food is just the go to thing in my mind ๐Ÿ˜‚ missariel33 I'll do it with you - missmimi90  2032.0 #76 11:02AM
I would love it! It is like a virtual tour!๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ - RadiatorSprings4Ever  1566.1 #107 5:08PM
- LuvsTigger  1630.9 #103 5:16PM
Very nice job, I would love a regular tour! I'd like to see some comparisons maybe of how things have changed throughout the years! - MJmouse  288.9 #981 5:20PM
This is awesome. Thank you for doing this! - Admin 6:23PM
I'm down! Live pics and good info. Sounds like QC to me - BellesLibrary  411.9 #536 6:27PM
What a great post! - ElectricMayhemMom  1435.0 #119 6:48PM
This was just awesome!  I felt like I was walking through the park with you.  Keep 'em coming. - TiggersAndTinks  170.9 #2393 7:05PM
Loved the post, thanks so much for taking the time to share with all of us!!  - piratelife4me  1047.3 #175 9:51PM
That was wonderful. Loved the pictures but loved the commentary even more.  - kskating  689.8 #286 10:00PM
๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ - PrincessDuckie  904.9 #202 10:03PM
Great post!  Thank you for sharing your visit with us :) - DisLUVney  631.4 #320 10:05PM
Great post! I would love to read more of your blogs. I still think of your wondeful post about working in the ornament shop. It is nice seeing DL through other peoples eyes! Maybe you could do an in-depth look at small areas. I enjoy just standing and looking at all the detail in any part of DL. i.e. check out the player organ in the candy shop. I'd love to find out things like what happened to the Jade Elephant when the remodeled Gibsob Girls! I can't wait for your next post!!! - Boundin  685.3 #289 10:11PM
Really great! I read it first on the "cover page" and imagined it all in my head/then clicked here to comment and saw all the pictures! EXACTLY as I imagined it via your narrative!!!! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘  - TinkerSchelle  1981.1 #81 10:49PM
Ps-why the short hours for the parks this week? Just cuz it's down-time from Spring Breaks and refurb? - TinkerSchelle  1981.1 #81 10:51PM
Yes. It's considered non-peak season for the next few weeks.  - BaseballMickey_CM  7560.9 #11 10:52PM
As always---thank you!!!๐Ÿ˜˜ - TinkerSchelle  1981.1 #81 11:14PM
This is an awesome post! - luxkitty  3529.7 #41 12:34AM
Loved it. Thank you. It's nice for those of us that can't get there for ourselves.  :) - TrueFromOzLovesDisney  531.4 #391 1:16AM
Awesome post! I would love to see more like this in the future! - duckchub  557.8 #364 2:30AM
Awesome post! Has me all geared up for our trip in 7 days!  - biggreen92yj  2.7 #57610 6:04AM
Great post of a great day! Thanks ! - PrincessLeia  312.6 #836 6:57AM
Thank you for your post! These are some of the little details that being away from the parks are much appreciated and it makes me feel like I took a little stroll with youโœจ๐Ÿ˜Š - MinnieMyLove  207.3 #1905 7:05AM
This was very nice to read, it would be nice if you wrote more! And thanks for the pictures - TakeMeToNeverland19  27.0 #6278 7:46AM
Thank-you!! Loved it!!! - Papa2goofy  24.1 #6668 8:17AM
Make me miss DL that much more. Thank you for sharing - BellesmyBFF  3.9 #24686 8:49AM
I love this! Great positivity flowing through you. Thanks for sharing! - DarthTinkerbell  751.6 #252 10:27AM
Thanks! for this great post. I love all the info. - keepmovingforward  222.2 #1706 11:34AM
I just love this!  My boys are always in a rush to ride everything.  I like to take my time and notices the details.  - DisneyPiratePrincess  247.0 #1394 11:48AM
We are figuring out that we can do a lot of walking around and enjoying the parks. A lot of rides are going down in addition to the closures for refurbs. - fab5  150.0 #2719 12:07PM
If your family is into music and/or shows, there's so much in both parks to experience.  - BaseballMickey_CM  7560.9 #11 12:56PM
You are awesome! - MeridaFan  4243.7 #34 1:15PM
I loved this walk through Disneyland๐ŸฐThank you for sharing! - poppins  26.4 #6362 2:46PM
Very much enjoyed ur post - Mariela_ela_ela  149.7 #2722 2:07AM
I feel like just walked through the park, day=made.  Thank you for this!  - ribidib  1187.7 #147 3:24AM
I felt like I was there! Thank you! - minniemonika  190.1 #0 10:29AM
Thanks for posting that. Very cool to read. - TangledsDad  256.4 #1285 10:35AM
Well Done! - alankeno  57.8 #4481 1:27PM
- Dave  13493.0 #2 1:35PM

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