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We've made a couple of trips over to Disney's Animal Kingdom park since getting here. It is the newest of the 4 theme parks. There are many different things to see and do here, but our favorite is the Kilimanjaro Safari attraction. To get to this ride you walk to the far back of the Africa section of the Animal Kingdom. You walk through a Disney-created rural African town named Harambe. Although a much sanitized version of a real African town in a rural area, much of the look is authentic.
The buildings are plain and simple with true to life architecture and detailing. (click on photos for larger view)
Here are just a few of what we have seen (click for larger view):
The ride throught the savannah is bouncy most of the time as the roads are dirt and rutted in spots. The drivers cannot stop to allow photos, so you have to be ready. They will stop if an animal crosses in the truck's path. Many years ago we were here when an ostrich got very close to the truck and even stuck his head right up to the people in the seats. A little scary as an ostrich can be agressive if he wants to be.
Anyway, we enjoyed our trip to Africa again. It has been slowly getting warmer and warmer here in the Orlando area. We are expecting highs near 90 degrees this weekend. We have had some thunderstorms in the evenings the past 3 days and that has kept us cooler. I knew it wouldn't last! Hope you enjoy the photos of some of the animals.
Until next time......so long for now!
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