Helen standing in front of the main gate to Disney's California Adventure.
A small version of the Golden Gate Bridge is actually an overpass for the monorail.
Sunshine Plaza, which has an interesting water fountain that resembles a breaking wave. It has some interesting animated effects.
Helen in front of a waterfall simulating native California scenery. There's a mountain shaped like a Bear.
Helen and me, in front of Paradise Pier.
A partial overview of the Paradise Pier: California Screaming (rollercoaster) and the Sun Wheel.
A closer look at California Screaming, a giant rollercoaster that winds throughout the Paradise Pier.
Avalone Cove, a seafood restaurant situated on the "Paradise Bay" (we ate lunch there).
The start of the rollercoaster, which sends you to 55 mph in 5 seconds, thanks to a railgun-like propulsion system.
Me in front of a big dinosaur.
Me on King Triton's Carousel.
Helen and me, standing across the bay from Paradise Pier.
Me with the "Orange Stinger" and "Maliboomer"(a drop-zone type of ride) in the background.
Me with Pluto.
A rustic shack.
Me in front of the Grizzly rock and an artificial waterfall.
Helen with Grizzly River Run and the new Grand Californian Hotel in the background.
The exciting downslide of Grizzly River Run.
The elegant lobby of the Grand Californian Hotel.
The "Wedding Garden" of the hotel which is designed exclusively for wedding purposes.
The lawn right next to the Wedding Garden with Paradise Pier in the background.
A part of the Grizzly River Run with the mountain in the background.
There was a parade around 2pm. A drummer was attached to the float with an elastic string and jumps from drum to drum.
Goofy-looking divers in the parade.
A float featuring a California beach-babe-mermaid.
The Golden Gate Bridge with a Chinese touch.
A take-out box of chow-mein and a fortune cookie.
A Thai-themed float.
The entrance to Grizzly River Run and the hanger with the Condor Flats ride. The snow-covered San Gabriel mountains are visible in the background.
Me lying on two slumbering rock bears.
Helen next to a Beaver (Go Beavers!) sign.
Me next to a Native American beaver statue.
Helen next to a mouse statue.
The fast-food places near the gate are shaped like a railroad station.
Helen with Donald.
The wide boulevard of Hollywood Backlot. The backdrop didn't quite match the sky that day.
I am an honorary bug inside the "It's Tough to be a Bug" showcase.
A night look of the Golden Dreams, a movie theater shaped like the Palace of Fine Arts.
A night view of Avalone Cove.
An interesting shot from the top of the Sun Wheel with California Screaming in the background.
Me on a rocket.
A view of Paradise Pier, all lit up.
The entrance to Hollywood Backlot.
An interesting sign to the wiener shop inside Hollywood Backlot.
The Golden Gate Bridge at night.
Me inside the "O" in the CALIFORNIA in front of the main gate.