Disney Pic of the Week: Contemporary Resort

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For the next three weeks, we are going to take a trip around the Seven Seas Lagoon with stop offs at each Monorail resort. And speaking of monorails… Riding up front on the Magic Kingdom Express Monorail heading to Disney’s Contemporary Resort.Nikon D70/18-300VR, 1/200s, f/11, ISO 200, EV -0.3, 18mm (27mm DX) Focal Length. Back … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Contemporary Resort"
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Walt Disney World Resort Christmas Trees

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There is so much going on during the Holiday Season at Walt Disney World. Each park is decorated for the season and special events, shows and entertainment abound. It can get a bit crazy trying to take it all in. I often suggest to friends who seem a bit overwhelemed by it all, to get … Continue reading "Walt Disney World Resort Christmas Trees"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Favorite Holiday Resort Decoration

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I have admired it from buses, ferries and monorails on previous trips. This year, I finally got off the monorail at Disney’s Contemporary Resort and walked out to photograph the large Christmas tree outside the resort. The timing was perfect as the Sun had set and blue hour was coming on. I did not have … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Favorite Holiday Resort Decoration"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Contemporary Lobby

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Back in 1971 when Walt Disney World opened, Disney’s Contemporary Resort was the signature place to stay. It was ultra-modern and futuristic. The lobby reflected its theme with the use of clean lines and a minimalist style. During the first decade of the 21st century, the resort went through some renovations including the addition of … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Contemporary Lobby"
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Monorail Resorts at Walt Disney World

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Time to take a spin on the Resort Monorail this week. The monorail stops at the Contemporary, Polynesian Village and Grand Floridian resorts. Contemporary Resort on the Seven Seas Lagoon.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/125s, f/14, ISO 200, EV +0.3, 58mm Focal Length, Polarizer filter. Okay, so this photo was taken from a Motor Cruiser on the Seven … Continue reading "Monorail Resorts at Walt Disney World"
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Disney Pic of the Week: The Fab Five

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If you hang around any Disney fan, you will eventually hear the term: The Fab Five. No, a Fifth Beatle was not discovered. The Fab Five refers to the lovable Walt Disney created characters: Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Donald Duck and Pluto. You usually only see them all together during live stage shows in … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: The Fab Five"
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Disney Pic of the Week – Resort Dining

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Whether you are a chocoholic, a pizza aficionado or content with a tender filet minion accompanied by garlic and olive oil sauteed red bliss potatoes, and broccoflower baked with parmesan, you’ll find something to eat at Disney Resorts. At the very least, each resort at Walt Disney World has a food court. Most of the … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week – Resort Dining"
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Newbie and the Geek Take Disney Resorts and Celebration

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Get ready because this was a long day filled with adventure, danger, and wild creatures in the night. Our story begins on a cool January morning at All-Star Movies at Walt Disney World. It was the place we collapsed each night after running amok through the parks. Having only visited the food court, gift shop, … Continue reading "Newbie and the Geek Take Disney Resorts and Celebration"
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Disney Pic of the Week – New Experience

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It goes without saying that I’m questioned as to why I visit Walt Disney World and Disneyland so often. Haven’t you done everything? they ask. You and I know that the answer is and will always be, no. New attractions are always added as well as resorts, restaurants, shops, characters, and every other aspect of … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week – New Experience"
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View from a Monorail

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Riding around on the monorail just for the sake of doing so is a nice way to relax and see things from a different perspective. It’s even better when you can find yourself a window seat without standing passengers in your compartment. There are 3 routes to enjoy. For those rushing back to their vehicles … Continue reading "View from a Monorail"
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