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Busch Gardens - Williamsburg

The 12th day of our American roadtrip this year was the highlight for the children. They'd go to visit Elmo!! They had been anticipating this day for a long time and fortunately it was a beautiful warm day. 
We had visited Busch Gardens a year ago in Tampa and we had quite enjoyed it. It came across as a fairly normal, relax amusement park with reasonable size contrast to the Disneyland madness in Orlando. Now that Beertje is also into Elmo and Cookiemonster, we didn't hesitate to plan a day of Busch Gardens when we noticed we'd come by one. 

At the start of our day, we headed to the animal habitats, visited the bird cages and observed the wolves after which we watched the Shenanigans pet show in the open air theatre.

Then we moved on through the other zones of the park. We marveled at the big attractions that were way to scary for all of us (ok, not for Jan).  Both children had been measured at the park's entrance and our tiny Kabouter had received a red wristb…

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