We head back to Frontierland in Walt Disney World this week, as we continue our look at the past, present, and future of a land
We head back in time and way out West this week, as we examine the past, present, and future of Frontierland in Magic Kingdom in
The Torii Gate at Itsukushima Shrine rises from the Seto Inland Sea and appears almost as if it is floating alongside the island of Miyajima. Conveying a quite strength, the structure serves to distinguish between the sacred and the commonplace.
The east side’s Plaza Restaurant, with its understated charm, is a continuation of the turn-of-the-century, Victorian architecture, but the west side’s Crystal Palace is more of a diversion. Grand in its appearance, with its enumerable windows and glass pane domes, it creates an appropriate transition to the British and French colonial architecture of the Adventureland facades.
Upon learning the history of The Gasparilla Inn, it is plain to see how this hotel, and others like it, served as thematic source material for Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa. However, this oasis in Boca Grande served as more than just a nonmaterial inspiration. Its exterior appearance is actually represented on the grounds of Disney’s flagship resort.
Sadie Mae is a world traveler. She crossed the Atlantic Ocean and traversed much of the contiguous United States. She spent time in a museum and even had plans to be part of a daily show in Walt Disney World….but that is getting a bit ahead of the story.
Walt Disney’s love of America immediately made its way into the Disney parks, originating in Disneyland from the very beginning, and continuing to Walt Disney
After the time has passed to play the music and light the lights, the Muppets leave the theater and get on with their lives just like everyone else. They have joys to celebrate and sorrows to endure, and evidence of both can be found in one of Walt Disney World’s greatest Easter eggs inside of an Easter egg.
Journey with me back in time for a piece of Walt Disney World’s Hidden History and a well-developed concept that you probably never heard of
If you are reading the WDW Radio Blog, there is a good possibility that your mother enjoys Walt Disney World just as much as you do. With that in mind, we would like to provide you with ten ways to celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day.
My imagination immediately began rendering Figment in the colors that have become standard across LEGO sets. I knew I would be able to find studs/tiles to create his purple pigment, orange horns, and classic yellow and red sweater.
We continue our look at Tomorrowland in Walt Disney World, and focus on where the land (metaphorically) is now, and where it may or may