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Waterfalls of Pandora in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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The first thing I noticed when walking into Pandora – The World of Avatar in Disney’s Animal Kingdom were the Floating Mountains. The size and the way Disney Imagineers designed them is quite amazing. The second thing I noticed were the waterfalls flowing from them. Disney uses water beautifully in all their Walt Disney World … Continue reading "Waterfalls of Pandora in Disney’s Animal Kingdom"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Waterfalls

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Disney Imagineers and architects used waterfalls everywhere in Walt Disney World. Some are very big and incorporated into major attractions like Splash Mountain in the Magic Kingdom and the Imagination Pavilion in Epcot’s Future World. While other waterfalls are smaller and not as noticeable like this one in Disney’s Animal Kingdom on Discovery Island. A … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Waterfalls"
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Spring Waterfalls

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It is Spring. Both on the calendar and in the air where I live in upstate New York. Most of the United States has had serious bouts with Spring fever. Spring is also the time of rain and melting snow. The old adage of April showers bring May flowers and all that. This is the … Continue reading "Spring Waterfalls"
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Walt Disney World Chronicles: The Origins of Skipper Canteen

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by Jim Korkis Disney Historian Feature Article This article appeared in the July 10, 2018 Issue #981 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) Editor's Note: This story/information was accurate when it was published. Please be sure to confirm all current rates, information and other details before planning your trip. Ever since the Jungle Cruise attraction debuted … Continue reading "Walt Disney World Chronicles: The Origins of Skipper Canteen"
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Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid Fantasyland Magic Kingdom

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Introduction | Attraction | Touring Tips | Kids and Characters | | Dining | Shopping | Interesting Facts INTRODUCTION Under the Sea — Journey of The Little Mermaid at the Magic Kingdom allows visitors to dive beneath the waves to relive the 1989 Disney classic animated story of “The Little Mermaid.” This gentle, slow-motion ride … Continue reading "Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid Fantasyland Magic Kingdom"
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Splash Mountain Magic Kingdom

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Introduction | Attraction | Touring Tips | Kids and Characters | Dining | Shopping | Interesting Facts INTRODUCTION As you make your way around Frontierland, you will begin to hear screams of delight. Look up and you'll see the famous water drop of Splash Mountain in the distance! This is the quintessential Disney attraction — … Continue reading "Splash Mountain Magic Kingdom"
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Ariel’s Grotto Fantasyland Magic Kingdom Archives

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NOTE: Ariel's Grotto CLOSED April 2010 to make way for the Fantasyland expansion coming in 2011 and beyond. Ariel and other characters from The Little Mermaid can now be found for Meet and Greet Opportunities at the Adventureland Veranda. Introduction | Attraction | Touring Tips | Kids and Characters | Dining | Shopping | Interesting … Continue reading "Ariel’s Grotto Fantasyland Magic Kingdom Archives"
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Canada Pavilion World Showcase Epcot

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The Canadian lumberjack show that has been performing in Epcot's Canada pavilion since last fall is giving its last performances today, November 24. Beginning this Friday, November 27, the Canadian Holiday Voyageurs will perform in the pavilion as part of Epcot's Holidays Around the World. There is no word on what live entertainment, if any, will take place in Canada after the holidays.
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Treasure Island, a.k.a Discovery Island Theme Park Archives

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Treasure Island, a.k.a Discovery Island a.k.a. Riles Island a.k.a Blackbeard's Island…a.k.a… A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… oh, sorry… wrong story… Well, a long time ago, in a swampland in central Florida, there sat… well… swampland. But in the middle of that great, murky, muck sat a large island. Legend around … Continue reading "Treasure Island, a.k.a Discovery Island Theme Park Archives"
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