Bon Anniversaire!

It was my son’s 16th birthday. Where else would we celebrate but in the happiest place on earth – Disneyland! We’ve been to Disneyland in California and in Florida when the kids were smaller. We figured it would be a different experience now that they’re older. And indeed it was! Well, it was Disneyland in Paris and everything was French, even Minnie Mouse spoke in French!

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Our first ride was the roller coaster in Frontierland. I was screaming my lungs out when all of a sudden we stopped. It smelled like something was burning. I thought it was all part of the ride but then when the crew came in, they told us to walk towards the exit. Scary, huh? Anyway, they gave us a Fast Pass just in case we wanted to ride again after they fixed the problem. No, thanks for me, only my sons went back to ride again.
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I wanted to meet-up with the princesses in Fantasyland but my son wanted to ride the Autopia again and again. I gave in, only because it was his birthday. No princess sightings for me. 😦

But I did meet-up with Snow White’s wicked stepmother. Haha!

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The birthday boy with his fish and chips lunch.

Mickey did a “Happy Birthday” dance for my son. Thanks Mickey!
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We stayed to watch Disney Dreams,a lights and sound spectacular, designed for the 20th anniversary of the park. It was truly magical, a perfect way to end our day.
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I was able to find a video of Disney Dreams on YouTube. Watch it here:

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