I was once an annual passholder to Disneyland. Before that, my family made regular visits. From the stroller to my own legs, Disneyland is present in a large proportion of my memories and memorabilia. It has changed and yet it has stayed the same. Here are some of the things i noticed on my last visit.
I started in California Adventure alone. Out of habit, i started early, i was meeting friends later. It turns out that being alone has its advantages. The single rider program is an awesome way to zip through many of the lines. In truth, Disneyland has made many innovations to waiting in line since the original FastPass.
California Adventure’s changes went mostly unnoticed by me. I am less familiar with the park and as a much newer park there is less to remove. I did noticed the Pixar rebranding and enjoyed some of the additions to the coaster. The new lighting elements were very impressive. The World of Color show was something I’d never seen. I remember watching the building of it, but my pass expired before the debut and life distracted me for a while. That was going to change.
it was in California Adventure where i saw some of the famous Disneyland cats. that was exciting. (helps to show up early). Disney was celebrating the Chinese year of the mouse. Funny, I’ve always heard it referred to as the year of the rat, but that doesn’t match up with branding.