Robb & Elissa in Asia - 2016!

Page 31 - Our final days at Tokyo Disney!
Users viewing this topic: No registered users and 1 guest
Discuss theme parks, roller coasters, and mules!
Which came first the turtle or the donkey?
 
Posts: 167
Joined: 06 Oct 2016
Location: Franklin, Massachusetts
Gender: Male
Age: 18

Re: Robb & Elissa in Asia - 2016!

Postby sfriday1998 » Sun Dec 18, 2016 7:27 am

Garet wrote:
Itachi wrote:Nice! I can't wait to see more updates. Asia is really awesome.

I didn't know Nagashima Spaland was open in winter. Are all rides operating?


Asia is awesome. And part of that awesomeness is how many parks here run 365 days a year, even smaller parks. Some rides, especially water rides, will go down for yearly rehabs when the temperatures mean they can't run, but in 6 years of living in Asia I'm still amazed how much is open during freezing cold months.

I went to Tokyo Disney once when a snowstorm passed through, and they had almost 90% of the rides running by 3 P.M. Even better is most people left in the morning due to said storm and lack of rides and it was the best day ever! Walk-ons and no crowds for the shows.


Why can't America do this....
Current coaster count: 40
Total credits: 136
Favorite flat rides: New England SkyScreamer, Soarin (Epcot, Disney World Florida), Houdini Great Escape (SFNE)
Favorite Coasters: Millennium Force (CP), Superman: The Ride (SFNE), Batman the Dark Knight (SFNE)
Just living and having a good time
:airtime:
Image

I'd like to buy a vowel!
User avatar
 
Posts: 3032
Joined: 26 May 2009
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Gender: Male
Age: 31

Re: Robb & Elissa in Asia - 2016!

Postby KBrylczyk » Sun Dec 18, 2016 7:37 am

Three things -

That white "christmas tree" in the lobby is awesome! However I thought there was only a miniscule amount of Chinese Christians. Seems odd to me that they'd have that display. In your short time at the resort have you seen more westerners or asians staying at the hotel? That would explain it.

Psy in lollipop form? Creepy but awesome. Oppa eat me style.

The Evil name tag. Please tell me they sell these in the gift shop and I will happily buy one from you.
Image

I've gone pantless!
User avatar
 
Posts: 32516
Joined: 21 Sep 2005
Location: In the lair of the Huge Hummel Boy (which is conveniently located near Williamsburg, Va.)
Gender: Male
Age: 57

Re: Robb & Elissa in Asia - 2016!

Postby cfc » Sun Dec 18, 2016 8:21 am

Theming a bar on the "Pastoral Symphony" segment of Fantasia is perfect.
Image
Image

A zonkey is a cross between a zebra and a donkey.
User avatar
 
Posts: 558
Joined: 19 Jul 2011
Location: NOVA
Gender: Female

Re: Robb & Elissa in Asia - 2016!

Postby TBpony414 » Sun Dec 18, 2016 10:19 am

Looks awesome so far!!

Site Admin
User avatar
 
Posts: 45834
Joined: 01 Feb 2005
Location: Orlando, FL
Gender: Male

Re: Robb & Elissa in Asia - 2016!

Postby robbalvey » Sun Dec 18, 2016 2:07 pm

KBrylczyk wrote:Three things -

That white "christmas tree" in the lobby is awesome! However I thought there was only a miniscule amount of Chinese Christians. Seems odd to me that they'd have that display.

Christmas is huge in China. Always has been at least as long as I've been traveling here. There is Christmas stuff all over Shanghai. not just at Disney.

I prefer to mate with donkeys over humans!
User avatar
 
Posts: 2033
Joined: 19 Jan 2016
Location: Ether Houston across from the Astrodome or at SFSTL riding the Screamin' Eagle
Gender: Male
Age: 16

Re: Robb & Elissa in Asia - 2016!

Postby SixFlagsAstroworld » Sun Dec 18, 2016 2:16 pm

I can't wait to see more updates! =)
check out my RCT3 projects!
Lake Shernview/Mirai-Tekina World/Poképark Japan/Project DL
Coaster Count: 96

Site Admin
User avatar
 
Posts: 45834
Joined: 01 Feb 2005
Location: Orlando, FL
Gender: Male

Re: Robb & Elissa in Asia - 2016!

Postby robbalvey » Sun Dec 18, 2016 2:19 pm

Today was mostly a "sightseeing" and "try to get over your jetlag" day around Shanghai. We did a lap around Disneytown during the day and then headed off for some fun in the city. Oddly enough we actually had some clear skies (for China) during part of the day! Was actually a very nice day hanging out around the downtown area and we even went up into the Shanghai Tower which is now the 2nd tallest building in the world behind Dubai's Burj Khalifa!

Image
Heading into downtown Shanghai!

Image
Image
Image
Image
We are doing some "tea tasting" because... China...

Image
Giant poop or Chinese Tea? You decide...

Image
Image
Image
Chinese garden party today...

Image
I like fish... I. Like. Fish.

Image
Found something educational...

Image
Image
Image
Having some authentic "Chinese Food" today! :)

Image
Image
Image
Image
Found a cool toy store in Shanghai!

Image
Here we are hanging out in Shanghai!

Image
We are about to get really high!

Image
Image
Image
Image
We are so high right now!!!



Image
Image
Image
Image
Time for some actual REAL Chinese Food!

And then back at the hotel we made a stop over at the World of Disney store in Disneytown! Check it out:
The Peeing Log Flume

Here's a log flume where characters pee on you in China! Would you ride this???Video by Martin Lewison

Posted by Theme Park Review on Saturday, September 5, 2015


Click for Part three - Shanghai Disneyland: http://www.themeparkreview.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=1762222#p1762222
Last edited by robbalvey on Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:36 am.

Full Fledged Donkey Enthusiast!
User avatar
 
Posts: 104
Joined: 02 Jul 2016
Gender: Male
Age: 17

Re: Robb & Elissa in Asia - 2016!

Postby Pear » Sun Dec 18, 2016 2:54 pm

I expected there to be a bit more smog in the pictures but that actually looks pretty nice!

Site Admin
User avatar
 
Posts: 45834
Joined: 01 Feb 2005
Location: Orlando, FL
Gender: Male

Re: Robb & Elissa in Asia - 2016!

Postby robbalvey » Sun Dec 18, 2016 3:05 pm

Pear wrote:I expected there to be a bit more smog in the pictures but that actually looks pretty nice!

The Twitter video shows off a bit better what the smog was like, but it was probably one of the clearest days I've ever had in China!

Don't make me kick you in the donkey!
User avatar
 
Posts: 1985
Joined: 23 Dec 2011
Location: Austin, Tx
Gender: Male
Age: 50

Re: Robb & Elissa in Asia - 2016!

Postby bert425 » Sun Dec 18, 2016 7:05 pm

more beautiful pics, and wow, that food looks amazing (I vote poop on the "tea" pic, by the way).

surprised not to hear any recognizable Disney music in the background of the video in the Disney Store.

do they just not blast the music as obnoxiously loud as the stores here in the States do?
Image[url=http://www.clubtpr.com][img]http://www.clubtpr.com/images/memberbanners/19fc64eae2ec826e3a662d1ff9f29ab9.jpg[/img][/url]

PreviousNext

Return to Theme Parks, Roller Coasters, & Donkeys!

Who is online

Users viewing this topic: No registered users and 1 guest

These pages are in no way affiliated with nor endorsed by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Cedar Fair, Legoland, Merlin Entertainment,
Blackstone, Tussaud's Group, Six Flags, Universal Theme Parks, the Walt Disney Company or any other theme park company.

All onride photos and videos on this website were taken with the permission of the park by a professional ride photographer.
For yours  and others safety, please do not attempt to take photos or videos at parks without proper permission.

Disclaimer!  You need a sense of humor to view our site, 
if you don't have a sense of humor, or are easily offended, please turn back now!
Most of the content on this forum is suitable for all ages. HOWEVER!
There may be some content that would be considered rated "PG-13."
Theme Park Review is NOT recommended for ages under 13 years of age.

cron