Thursday, July 31, 2008

Trinkets Galore

A variety of turn of the century items lines an ornate bookshelf in one of the main hallways of Disney's BoardWalk Inn.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Please Proceed

The reception desk to Kilimanjaro Safaris may currently be devoid of people, but that does not mean it is any less filled with details.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Knock Knock

This ornate doorknocker can be found gracing the front of one of houses that comprises the Hall of Presidents show building facade. Its handcrafted patriotic design is a perfect accent to the surrounding area.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Hop to the Music

This colorful hopscotch board can be found in the back of the 8TRAX night club. It serves as the perfect entrance to the quirky club.

Nearby, a relic of the building's original tenant can be found on the wall:

Monday, July 14, 2008

The Family Crest

The Pirates queue is full of intricate details that create excitement over what soon awaits. A large fireplace adorns a corner in the left side of the queue, with a family crest hanging above. It is a nice subdued area that serves as a reminder of the pillaging that is taking place all around.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Meet the Toys

The new Meet and Greet area of Pixar Place is the perfect way to meet the characters from Toy Story. It also features a fun and interactive queue to entertain while you wait. The floor features a game board-esque pattern for guests to follow in the footprints of Woody and Buzz, complete with Andy's name).

Friday, July 4, 2008

Happy Fourth of July!

In honor of our country's birthday, here is a video I took earlier this week of the Magic Kingdom's brand new fireworks show, Disney's Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky. (Make sure you look for the Mickeys at the very end)

I hope everyone has a very happy, and safe, Fourth of July!

And make sure you stop by Passamaquoddy for some more Fourth fun, with Doc Terminus' 4th of July Cookout!

Thursday, July 3, 2008

Slip and Fall

Tucked away in the front of the MuppetVision 3D preshow theatre is a bright yellow drum full of banana puree (Chiquita bananas, to be exact). One can only help but wonder what might be their intended use.

Behind that drum is an amusing crate whose inscription reads "Mikey's TV Rental, It fell off the truck -- if it works, good luck!"

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Wishing Well

Cinderella's Wishing Well is a little hidden detail in itself, set off the beaten path. It provides a quiet spot to escape from the craziness of a busy day at the Magic Kingdom and make a small wish. The Wishing Well is beautifully decorated from top to bottom, but it is the bottom that deserves the most attention.

The basin is surrounded by the bluebirds, carrying a ribbon that stretches around the entire circumference. The birds are sculpted in lively poses that are unique to each individual.

Around the base, we find Jaq, Gus, and the other mice trying their hardest to steal a strand of pearls from under Lucifer's watchful eye. It's a wonderful sculpture, that begs the viewer to walk all the way around to get the full story.