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Pirates of the Caribbean

2 Nov

Embark on a journey down a calm river and get a sneak peek into the lives of Jack Sparrow and his gang when you ride Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean in the Magic Kingdom’s Adventureland. You enter a fortress that houses the underground cavern in which you will meet Jack Sparrow and other characters from the infamous Pirates of the Caribbean movies. When your boat begins to head down river you quickly become aware that you are in a whole different world, the world of Pirates.

Although the ride was recently updated to include the popular characters from the movies such as Jack Sparrow, and Captain Barbossa, it still holds its power over the rider with its attention to detail and action scenes.

This ride is not to be missed! It is categorized by Disney as a Mild But Wild Thrill so it is fun for the whole family. Make sure to bring your PAL Mickey along because he has some secrets to share with you while you journey through the adventures of the Pirates of the Caribbean.

Headin out

23 Oct

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Alice in wonderland

22 Oct

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Food and wine pics

22 Oct

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Big Thunder Mountain Ride Review – Magic Kingdom

19 Oct

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

Located in Magic Kingdom’s Frontierland Big Thunder Mountain is a roller coaster that all teens and adults will enjoy. It is required that each rider be at least 40 inches tall to ride the runaway mine car through the Big Thunder Mountain.

Like all Disney World attractions there was great care taken in the design and details of the ride. While speeding on twists and turns around and through Big Thunder Mountain riders will encounter animatronics figures such as chickens, donkeys, possums and more. Those with their eyes open will also be able to see mining equipment, falling rocks and smell sulfur.

It is a wild 3 minute ride that will have its audience screaming in no time. This ride does offer the Fast Pass and will more than likely be needed because the lines for this popular ride can be long. So grab your friends and family and your Fast Pass and enjoy the speed and detail of Big Thunder Mountain.

 

Living with the Land – Epcot Attraction Review

19 Oct

Living with the Land- Epcot

“Living with the Land” is located in Epcot’s The Land Pavilion. It is a slow boat ride through the various environments, our relationship with the land and how it has changed and the grand finale… the Disney Living Laboratory.  The entire experience focuses on how we can better use the land for food without destruction to the land we use.

The ride starts off at the docking station where you board a large covered boat that will first take you through a dark tunnel. While in the dark portion of the ride you will see a tropical rainforest during a thunderstorm and the American prairie. We will also see tools that were used in the past by farmers and an American farm house complete with an old dog on the porch. After your tour through the natural environments you will then travel to the “Living Laboratories” where you will see plants growing in various different ways such as hydroponics. You will also see a different type of farming, fish farming. Featured in this part of the ride are eels, and the American alligator. You will also have the chance to see the real scientists working on the project of the day.

A Fast Pass is available for this attraction. Guests must transfer from their motorized scooters into available wheelchairs to enjoy this attraction. Guest with young children can take turns riding this ride; see the nearest Cast Member for more information. Translation and handheld captioning devices are available for this attraction at Guest Relations. Flash Photography is not allowed.

 

 

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh – Magic Kingdom

4 Oct

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh – Magic Kingdom

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is a dark ride that takes guests through memorable moments in The Hundred Acre Woods. Guests will wait in a covered outdoor queue that is decorated with huge storybook pages. Once you are ready to board you will be directed to your very own honey pot (each pot holds four people).

Your journey begins when you pass through large storybook into the Hundred Acre Woods. The first scene begins on a blustery day in the Hundred Acre Woods where you see Piglet being spun around and Pooh is holding onto a balloon trying to reach a honey tree. You will also see Roo almost flies away but his mother tells him to hang on tight to the blanket. After your blustery day you move on to a Tiggerific experience. Tigger bounces out and you will see him all over the place, even on Pooh’s tummy. While Tigger is bouncing on Pooh he is telling him of Heffalumps and Pooh falls asleep. You and Pooh then venture into his dream of heffalumps and woozles. Pooh’s dream ends with a thunder storm and you are taken back into the Hundred Acre Woods. You and Pooh and the gang begin to float. Once again poor little Piglet needs to be saved from floating away. The residents of the Hundred Acre woods save Piglet and the final scene is of them all celebrating. As you make your way out of the Hundred Acre Woods you once again see the storybook pages and “The End.”

“The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh” is classified as “Fun for the Little Ones.”  It is located in Magic Kingdom’s Fantasyland. The ride is very popular and it is highly recommended that you take advantage of the Fast Pass that is available. Guests must be able to transfer from their motorized scooter or EVC to an available wheelchair to experience the Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh.  Parents can take turns riding the ride with their little ones. Locate the nearest Cast Member for more information. Handheld Captioning devices are available; see Guest Relations to obtain the device. Flash photography is not allowed. Disney Tickets available.