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Best of Florida Christmas at Gaylord Palms

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Best of Florida Christmas at Gaylord Palms Featuring ICE!, our frozen family attraction made from 2 million pounds of ice November 17, 2008 – January 4, 2009 As the Orlando host to the Christmas holiday season, Gaylord Palms Resort offers a slate of activities sure to make you “merry and bright” as part of our … Continue reading "Best of Florida Christmas at Gaylord Palms"
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WDW Food and Wine Festival Week – Day 1

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Hi everyone! We have left the west coast for a week, and are here at WDW in Florida – mostly doing the Food and Wine Festival, but we’ll be visiting all the parks, too, and running the Tower of Terror 13K on Saturday night. We’re here with our friends Jim and Sherry, who haven’t been … Continue reading "WDW Food and Wine Festival Week – Day 1"
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Tam Tams of Congo

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Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/400s shutter, f5 Here’s my Pic of the Week for street performers. I always love watching the drummers from Tam Tams of Congo, a percussion and dance group who perform in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. You’ll find them next to the Dawa Bar in Africa several times throughout … Continue reading "Tam Tams of Congo"
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A Visit to the Food & Wine Festival

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I enjoy the music of the Epcot Festivals, so I visit whenever I can to hear great musicians from the (recent) past. I had the opportunity to catch a performance by David Sanborn, a well-known jazz saxophonist. The America Gardens Theatre was already full of jazz fans when I arrived. After his first few sax … Continue reading "A Visit to the Food & Wine Festival"
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Indiana Jones Stunt Spectacular

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Action shots are especially hard to get with most point and shoot camera because they simply can’t take photos fast enough to freeze movement. There are however high-end point and shoots which allow the owner to use manual settings which open up a stream of possibilities. Once again, I picked up the Canon Powershot S5 … Continue reading "Indiana Jones Stunt Spectacular"
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China Pavilion Fun

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There are three pairs of lions in the China Pavilion at Epcot. One pair stands guard in front of the House of Whispering Willows (the museum). The other two pairs can be found near the entrances to the Yong Feng Shangdian shop. The lion is regarded as a special creature to the Chinese people as … Continue reading "China Pavilion Fun"
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Dreams Come True for Two Walt Disney World Cast Members

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 17, 2008 – Much like Cinderella’s Prince Charming searching for the perfect fit for the glass slipper, leaders from Walt Disney World Resort have found two outstanding Cast Members to step into the time-honored, unique role of Walt Disney World Ambassador. During a ceremony today at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Vanessa … Continue reading "Dreams Come True for Two Walt Disney World Cast Members"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Street Performers

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Street performers not street walkers! This is a family-friendly website, people. Geez. 😉 No matter which Disney park you visit, you’ll find a vast amount of extremely gifted Cast Members who sing, dance, tell jokes, act, perform magic tricks, and improvise on the spot. Actors have character names such as Otto Von Bonn Bahn or … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Street Performers"
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