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Disney World Resort Hop #2: Animal Kingdom Lodge Jambo House

After visiting Kidani Village at Animal Kingdom Lodge, we drove over to Jambo House for part 2 of the AKL experience.

The lobby was amazing!

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Check out that bridge above the lobby!

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We headed straight outside to see more animals.

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My favorite animals in this section were an awesome pair of warthogs! They were too quick for me to get a pictures, but they were fun to see (one of us may have yelled Pumbaa!).

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We relaxed in the rocking chairs next to the fire pit for a bit before it just got too hot to be outside. Time for some refreshments!

I’d heard good things about Zebra Domes, so we made the trek to The Mara to have a taste.
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They came four to a pack for $3.89 in the grab & go section. I found the coffee liquor flavoring to be a little too much, but Tom thought they were excellent.

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It was nice to relax in Mara’s air conditioning, but there was more to see! We bypassed the pool to find the Hakuna Matata playground.

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We also found some flamingos! 
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Obviously, Animal Kingdom Lodge is ridiculously amazing and we were thoroughly impressed.

It was getting late and we had to get ready for 4th of July fireworks, so we left ALK to check into our (non-Disney) hotel. But we are really looking forward to getting to stay at Animal Kingdom Lodge someday (hopefully soon).

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Disney World Resort Hop #1: Animal Kingdom Lodge Kidani Village

The first stop on our July 4th Resort Hop was Animal Kingdom Lodge.

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It was about 3:30PM and the guard let us right in to look around. We first parked over at Kidani Village to see what animals we could see. Right away we saw giraffes, ostriches and ankole cattle through the window.

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We were all very excited so we went to get a closer look. We first found a balcony so we could look from outside.

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We then went through the lobby to the lower level view.

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Kidani Village Lobby

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Giraffe Facts
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We saw a total of 4 different giraffes!

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Having some fun

After all those animal sightings, we decided to head over to Jambo House to see what other adventures (and snacks) we could find at Animal Kingdom Lodge. But not before we stopped to appreciate the cool Kidani Village details.

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Hidden Mickey at Sanaa
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Bamileke Mother & Child

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