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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Discovery Island Shops at Animal Kingdom

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Discovery Island at the Animal Kingdom acts like The Hub at the Magic Kingdom. It ties all of the outlying lands together in a harmonious manor. But rather than depict a real geographic location, Discovery Island uses humorous, almost cartoon-like representations of animals to create a whimsical locale that does not conflict with the other … Continue reading "Discovery Island Shops at Animal Kingdom"
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April Disney World Calendar

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You’ll find this pretty little area of Disney’s Animal Kingdom when you exit It’s Tough to Be A Bug. I think Animal Kingdom is just a beautiful park. You will need to have Adobe Reader on your computer to download the calendar(s). Just click on the photo to download the calendar you want. This one … Continue reading "April Disney World Calendar"
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Where in the World #118

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This was Challenge #117: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2009 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200VR, 1/6s shutter, f/8, ISO 200 In the queue of It’s Tough to Be a Bug at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, you will be entertained by several movie posters introducing you to some of the bugs starring in the attraction. Dawn … Continue reading "Where in the World #118"
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Have a Seat in Walt Disney World – Part 3

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Like everything that Disney does, theming is paramount. In this multi-part blog I’ll be touring all four parks and pointing out benches, chairs, and other seating options that have been themed specifically for a land or area. For the most part, I’ll be concentrating on non-restaurant seating. Part 1 covered the Magic Kingdom. Part 2 … Continue reading "Have a Seat in Walt Disney World – Part 3"
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Telephoto Landscape

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Mistakes. We all make them. Most of the time when we make a mistake, it doesn’t work out to good. Sometimes you get a pleasant surprise. Such as the case in the photo below of Expedition EVEREST taken from the bridge between Africa and Discovery Island. I had just finished walking the Pangani Forest Exploration … Continue reading "Telephoto Landscape"
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Why I Otter

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If you’re an animal lover then Disney’s Animal Kingdom is the place for you. Although it’s not a zoo, you won’t be disappointed. Walking through the Discovery Island Trails will lead you to parrots, flamingos, storks, and Asian Small-clawed Otters among other species. Why, here’s an otter now! Hello little otter. Hence my entry for … Continue reading "Why I Otter"
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Disney Pics of the Week – Discovery Island

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Discovery Island is the central hub of Disney’s Animal Kingdom and our theme for Pic of the Week this week. Here you’ll find the Tree of Life, It’s Tough to Be a Bug and the Discovery Island Trails. When you get hungry, check out Pizzafari or Flame Tree BBQ and then wander through the numerous … Continue reading "Disney Pics of the Week – Discovery Island"
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The Mid-Eighties Why I Love The World, Pt 2, The Mid-1980’s: The Affair Becomes a Love Triangle

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My last story left off in the late 1970s. After my 1975 trip, I wouldn’t be able to get back to the World until 1986. It sat at the back of my mind to make a return trip, but things got in the way, like college, jobs, layoffs, moves, lack of funds and the like. … Continue reading "The Mid-Eighties Why I Love The World, Pt 2, The Mid-1980’s: The Affair Becomes a Love Triangle"
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