Day 5 - DHS:
Sebastian - Our 'Greeter of the Day':
As we approached DHS we were greeted by a gihugeic Christmas tree.
The decor here was fun, but very appropriate. There weren't a lot of garlands with pretty little colored lights like in MK and DTD. I noticed that the decor on Sunset Blvd, for example, were tinsel garland stars like they may have really had back in 1930 and 40's Hollywood. There seemed to be a ton of street performers all over the studios the day we visited. On Hollywood Blvd, I saw these cute, giant, 'Minnie Mouse' ornaments dancing in line in the window of the Five and Dime Store.
Dancing Minnie Ornaments:
We got some cute character photos and went on to Muppet 3D, checked out Pixar Place, the Christmas Shop 'It's a Wonderful Shop', and then went to lunch., me at Starring Roles Cafe and everyone else at Mama Melrose's., where they got the Fantasmic package. Just then we saw that the PM parade was coming so we watched the parade and I got a photo of Mr. Potato Head.
After the parade, I went back to AoA to put all of my warm clothes on for the evening. I was really having a problem with being cold and I wanted to see the Osborne Lights tonight; I took my polar fleece jacket with me. Every day that we were there we had nice sunny warm days; I had no idea was I was cold all of time. Back at the park I hit some shops then met up with my friends. We looked in shops and I got some (TIP) Cappuccino cupcakes at Pizza Planet. They are the best cupcakes I have ever had, hands down. We went to Fantasmic and my friends went to there reserved section, but I went to the top where the WC go and it was freezing up there. This time it wasn't just me. I saw that some other guests appeared cold, also. The wind was really blowing up there and I couldn't take it as I was shivering. I called my friends to tell them to enjoy the show, but I had to leave. We decided to meet up at the AoA later. I went back to see the Osborne Lights. I had to see them and getting out of the wind, I felt better right away. On the way to the lights I saw Santa sneaking up the side of a building!
Santa's on the Fire Escape!
As I made my way towards the lights, the closer I got, I couldn't believe my eyes. What a sight! I hope every Christmas loving 'Level 5er' get's to visit and see this display sometime. I was just overwhelmed by it; I loved it and I took a lot of photos with my little 'point and shoot' just hoping that some would come out okay. I haven't shown you many DHS photos because I wanted to share these light photos with you. Enjoy! I'm starting with the beautiful life size Nativity; I was so happy to see that they had a Nativity in the display.
The real Meaning of Christmas:
Angels in the Sky:
Hidden Mickey and Minnie:
Lights everywhere You Look:
Even on the Bicycles!
Horse and Sleigh:
Santa over NYC: He's going to Sox's home in Brooklyn!
Of all of the photos, this simple little one stands out to me, Santa over NYC.
On the way out I took a photo of the tinsel garland stars on Sunset Blvd. It was understated, but very appropriate decor.
On Hollywood Blvd. they had Shooting Star Decor.
Back at AOA I took some photos of the resort, but not too many as I wanted to get warm. Here are a couple from Nemo and Cars.
Car's Sheriff Car:
Tomorrow we go back to EPCOT. - MP