On our morning walk, it was sunnier this morning so I got some better pictures of the scenery on the way to our morning breakfast and coffee.
Today: Hollywood Studios! Dave loves Art Deco architecture so he enjoys how his park is designed.
First stop -- STAR TOURS! 5 minute wait, whoo hoo!
Timmy kept asking "Is that the real R2D2?" We had to explain how these are robots.
"Is that the real C-3PO?"
"Is that a real astromech droid?"
"Hey -- that's ANOTHER R2D2!"
Like most WDW rides, you're kicked out into a gift shop afterwards. In this case, it's the Tattooine Traders.
I never thought I'd get the boys out of there, I let them each choose souvenirs -- Jacob found this pin.
Also, Jacob picked a small LED lightsaber -- Mace Windu's of course. Timmy got a Mickey toy lightsaber, like the toy ones from Walmart. I arranged to have the bigger souvenirs be sent back to the hotel room.
Next, Pixar place, to get our Fast Passes for the Toy Story ride.
While Mom picked up the Fast Passes, the boys enjoyed training with the Green Army Men.
They were told to pose like an American Idol star.
Or a Christmas tree.
The kids are taking an oath to be good kids and listen to their parents. All right by me!
Timmy the Photographer.
This is the backlot tour, in line we saw models from the filming of "Pearl Harbor".
Timmy spotted more "Hidden Mickeys"
As you can see, another gorgeous day!
This is from Pirates of the Caribbean, that trap all the crew members were in.
Herbie the Lovebug.
Then the shuttle tram stops and we get caught in an earthquake, fire and water scene.
Here comes the water....
...and more water!
Timmy was on the edge closest to this and he got pretty wet!
Walt Disney's Gulfstream.
Timmy's taking his own pictures.
Can you tell where the buildings end and there's a matte painting at the end of the street?
Ode to Villians exhibit.
Walking down the street, we saw the Pixar lamp giving a dance show.
We went to the Indiana Jones show, and afterwards we met our friend Rose and her fiancee Brad, plus Brad's sister Wendy (a WDW employee) for lunch at
Dave was thrilled to get some beer!
Like a heel we didn't get any pictures with Rose and Brad....
Then we went together to the Muppet Vision 3-D show.
Love Timmy's pose here!
Finally we could use our Fast Passes for the Toy Story ride.
This was SO COOL! You shoot these cannon things towards a screen and play a variety of midway games.
Jacob and Dad were ride buddies.
We got the boys lanyards to hold some ID on them, and pin trading is very popular with the kids. This is Jacob's first trade.
It's a Captain Hook pin in the lower left.
More ice cream.
Mann's Chinese theater.
Queen Elizabeth's gown from "Shakespeare in Love".
We looked into this show, but the line was pretty long.
Really?????? No date set, though. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1216475/
Timmy's first pin trade.
We met characters from the movie "UP!". Carl and Dug-the-Dog.
More pin trades.
Frozone! When we got in line it was Mr. and Mrs. Incredible, but with 2 families left in front of us, it switched to Frozone.
The boys didn't mind.
A pretty night sky. We left Hollywood Studios and went to Downtown Disney for dinner.
I wanted to share this -- see those pink lanyards on the left? There are supposed to be blue ones too, but the parks were all out of stock. We got T
This is back at Downtown Disney at the giant pin trading store.
In World of Disney, there was a "Build Your Own Lightsaber" construction area.
The boys started building, but didn't finish.