SAILING WITH DISNEY: PART 4: From Park Attractions To Modes Of Transportation In Florida

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In building Disneyland, Disney’s creative staff had to figure out ways to make realistic-looking bodies of water on fertile soil that had supported orange groves for decades; in planning Walt Disney World in Florida, planners had to learn how to manage water in a way that was both efficient and environmentally sound, as well as devise ways to transport guests on the area's waterways.
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Water at Walt Disney World — Part One

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If you’ve ever flown over Florida, you can’t help but notice we have a few lakes. If you’ve ever driven in Florida, you may have noticed that a great many of our major boulevards and avenues must twist and turn to avoid these bodies of water. In fact, Florida has over 30,000 lakes of which … Continue reading "Water at Walt Disney World — Part One"
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Motor Cruising on Bay Lake

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Motor Cruiser coming into the Fort Wilderness Campground and Resort dock.Nikon D700/28/300VR, 1/400s, f/10, ISO 200, EV +0.3, 300mm focal length. Motor Cruisers travel between the Bay Lake Resorts and the Magic Kingdom daily. Larger than Motor Launches, Cruisers are a comfortable way to enjoy the ride as they pass over the water bridge between … Continue reading "Motor Cruising on Bay Lake"
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Photographing Walt Disney World Resorts from the Water

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Of all the forms of transportation at Walt Disney World, I enjoy the water transportation the most. You can choose to be in open air or inside comfort, they do not move too fast and there is something about being on the water which is relaxing to me. It is also a good time to … Continue reading "Photographing Walt Disney World Resorts from the Water"
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Disney Hodgepodge Two

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Today’s article contains another collection of unrelated odds and ends. Enjoy. So You Want to be an Imagineer Over the years, I have received a number of letters from readers asking me for advice on how to become an Imagineer. First, I am not, nor have I ever been an Imagineer. Therefore, I cannot share … Continue reading "Disney Hodgepodge Two"
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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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