"Another View of Anaheim" Top 5 Page for this destination Anaheim by marinarena
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does not get attention. People mostly like to go on and on about her Disney ties, which kinda irks her- but she gets over it. After all, Disney brings in a huge chunk of her money!
Advice on Disneyland- that cheery, artifical wonderland that we all know and love (or love to hate) will be discuss here, but I do pride myself in covering as much non-D-Land stuff as possible.
Since Anaheim is a common stomping ground of mine, expect more details of actual life here, such as, rating (contrasting) neighborhood stores, boutiques and restaurants.
I made my way through Toontown with Rich to find the favorite one of the Magic Kingdom (no offense Mickey but, you don't even measure up to Goofy with whom I have been captured twice! See me in travelogues with Goofy!!
This is a classic shot of me and Inland Empire Richie...I believe from 1998 or so.
at the New Orleans Quarter in D- Land...
Things to note about Anaheim:
Anaheim is of a Spanish-German background Ana (common Spanish female name)+ Heim ("town" in German)
The city is the 10th largest in California, with about 330,000 residents.
Anaheim has a few international sister cities- Vitoria, Spain and Mito, Japan.
Regrettably, there is a connection to the Klux Klux Klan to Anaheim government, back in the early 19th century. Rest assured, Anaheim is nowadays a tolerant community with harmonious cultures of good people.
- Pros:city/cultural diversity, much entertainment for all ages, quality hospitality/accomodations at major venues, excellent convention center, Anaheim Angels & Ducks!
- Cons:D-Land traffic, some unsavory Anacrime sections in the city
- In a nutshell:A hard -to-miss part of Orange County and California!
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