Where in the World #126

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This was Challenge #125: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2009 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 18-200VR, 4/10s shutter, f/8, ISO 1000 Next time you’re in the Briar Patch merchandise shop, be sure to look up at the living quarters by the ceiling. Wouldn’t it be fun to hang out up there and watch all the … Continue reading "Where in the World #126"
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Splash Mountain, This Way

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Copyright © 2009 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 1/25 sec, f/8, ISO 400 This is one of just a few Splash Mountain pictures I have. There are some attractions that I just don’t make it to very often and Splash Mountain is one of them. I love this attraction, but I tend to avoid rides that … Continue reading "Splash Mountain, This Way"
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La Montaña de Pasión

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When I traveled to the Magic Kingdom en el Enero with my list de las fotos that I needed for upcoming Disney Pic of the Week blogs, Splash Mountain was cerrado. This meant I couldn’t get the new shots I wanted and I had ideas, ideas that are awaiting my next trip. I dug through … Continue reading "La Montaña de Pasión"
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Simple Pleasures at the Magic Kingdom

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Okay. Here’s the thing. You’ve been to the Magic Kingdom more times than you can count. You still love riding Space Mountain and the Haunted Mansion, the characters continue to charm you, and an ice cream cone tastes as yummy as ever. But you long for something new. What I’m going to offer here are … Continue reading "Simple Pleasures at the Magic Kingdom"
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Splash Mountain Celebrates 20 Years of Waterbourne Plunges and ‘Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah’ Fun

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July 17 Commemorates the Thrill Ride’s 20th Anniversary Photo © Disneyland/Paul Hiffmeyer ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 17, 2009) – The thrill of plummeting down a water chute, screaming and making a giant splash are just as exciting today as they were on July 17, 1989, when Splash Mountain opened in Critter Country at Disneyland park. Guests … Continue reading "Splash Mountain Celebrates 20 Years of Waterbourne Plunges and ‘Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah’ Fun"
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Notes from the Magic Kingdom

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I like to check out old favorite Hidden Mickeys, just to be sure they’re still around. (It gives me another reason to experience the Disney attractions!) In Splash Mountain, the fishing bobber classic Mickey is right where it supposed to be. The reclining Mickey near the end of Splash Mountain is brighter than ever. Thanks, … Continue reading "Notes from the Magic Kingdom"
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Where in the World #55

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This was Challenge #54: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2008 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D50, 18-200VR, 1/60s shutter, f3.8 As you can see, this birdhouse is on the Splash Mountain Fastpass distribution sign, located in front of the Frontierland railroad station. Sharon Dale was the first to send in the correct answer this week! Congratulations … Continue reading "Where in the World #55"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Mountains

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She’ll be coming ’round Space Mountain when she comes. She’ll be coming ’round Thunder Mountain when she comes. She’ll be coming ’round Splash Mountain, she’ll be coming ’round Mt. Everest. she’ll be coming ’round Matterhorrrrnnnn when she comes. Yeaaaah. (jazz hands) In case that was too subtle, this week’s theme is mountains and I’m not … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Mountains"
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Critter Country – Tokyo Disneyland

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Critter Country is the smallest land at Tokyo Disneyland and is located at the top end of the Rivers of America. The only access to Critter Country is through Westernland. And in a sense, Critter Country a subset of Westernland, just with a whimsical feel. The animals in Critter Country live anywhere there’s room to … Continue reading "Critter Country – Tokyo Disneyland"
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