My family first went to Orlando in December 2001, shortly after 9/11. It was a very strange time but getting to Disney and Universal brought us away from reality, it brought a joy and happiness that had been horribly lost just two months before. Right then I decided we would make this a family tradition. December in Orlando. A time for joy and happiness. My video is my proof of that. Enjoy!
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Thomas: EXCELLENT. My favorite video so far accompanied by my fav theme park song. Disney & Universal are a great 1-2 punch for a vacation...The best to you and your beautiful family...Nice family tradition.
I friend of mine was at Universal / IOA about a week after 9/11. The live in Florida and drove of course. According to him, the parks seemed like they were abandoned. Every ride was a walk-on and he guessed there may have been 100 people in each park.
I live in the glide path of Midway airport and the approach pattern for O'Hare, it was very strange not to see a single commercial aircraft for days. All we would see is an occasional goverment helicopter and F-16's circling the city and suburbs.
Great video, by the way. This one has my vote as well.
Awesome video! My favorite part was when the children were on the Tomorrowland Transit Authority when they were really young and then you cut to a scene on the exact same ride a decade later....Great stuff.
Keep this wonderful tradition going and continue to capture your memories on tape for the next 10 years and beyond!