A Sampling of Disney’s Aulani

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Aloha! Venturing out of Waikiki to Olina where Disney’s Aulani, a very large ocean-front resort sits, took about 45 minutes by car. The only tricky part is H1 East becomes 93 and then you need to make sure you know which exit to take. Luckily, we guessed better than what the GPS said. My advice, … Continue reading "A Sampling of Disney’s Aulani"
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Disney Cruising for Couples

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Last time I sailed on the Disney Dream was for her Christening Cruise back in January of 2011. On that cruise there were fewer than 1,000 passengers and most of them were media and travel professionals without their families. As you can imagine, I wondered how a 4-Night Caribbean cruise would be with almost a … Continue reading "Disney Cruising for Couples"
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Disney Dream Christening Cruise

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The giant LED screen on Deck 11 of the Disney Dream cruise ship.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/60s, f/3.8, ISO 800, EV 0, 32mm Focal Length I was lucky enough to have a wife who won a trip for two on the Disney Dream Christening Cruise last week. Thought you would like to see the Dream though the … Continue reading "Disney Dream Christening Cruise"
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Zeroing Out

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Ever get to the Magic Kingdom and your family rushes up to get their photo taken in front of the Main Street Train Station. You snap a few shots and head into the park. You are half-way down Main Street USA when you take a peek at the photos and they are all overexposed. We … Continue reading "Zeroing Out"
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Disney Pics of the Week – Swimming Pools

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With summer kicking into high gear, Scott and Lisa and I thought it might be nice to show you some of Disney’s swimming pools. As I type this, the temperature in Oregon (where I live) is creeping up to the 100 degree mark. What I wouldn’t give to jump into one of the many refreshing … Continue reading "Disney Pics of the Week – Swimming Pools"
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Where in the World #80

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This was Challenge #79: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2007 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/320s shutter, f/9 To all you folks who guessed the Tomorrowland Indy Speedway, you were in good company! That was the most popular answer this week. Designed to look like the horses’ gate at a racetrack, this water play … Continue reading "Where in the World #80"
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Disney Offers Guests Magical Moment with New Pirate-Themed Pool Deck

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 19, 2008-Every day, two special guests are recruited to help rid the newly renovated pool at Ole Port Royale of pesky pirates at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort. Donning pirate hats and eye patches, the young lads and lassies take up their swords to defend the pool’s territory from the buccaneer … Continue reading "Disney Offers Guests Magical Moment with New Pirate-Themed Pool Deck"
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Back to the 50’s

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Pop Century Resort’s 1950’s building and bowling alley pool area.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/60s, f/4, 200 ISO, +0.3 EV, 18mm Focal Length As an avid bowler, when I came upon Pop Century’s 1950’s area, I was thrilled. The huge bowling pin stairwells, the sock-hop icons on the buildings and the bowling pin and alley themed pool put … Continue reading "Back to the 50’s"
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