Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Vacation Day 8: Disneyland AND California Adventure

SUMMARY: Wordless Wednesday.




































(For those who want to know--top to bottom:
"Mine! Mine! Mine!" seagulls at Finding Nemo Submarine Ride (DL);
real volunteer green heron enjoying the sun in the castle moat (DL);
chandeliers in store on Main Street (DL);
Red Trolley in Buena Vista Street (CA);
Elias building in Buena Vista Street (CA);
Grizzly Peak waterfall (CA);
Pixar Parade dancers (CA);
Radiator Springs in Cars Land (CA);
Cozy Cone Motel (refreshment stands) in Radiator Springs (CA);
Jazz band bass player Buena Vista Street--and he knew exactly where the cameras were (CA);
Bubbles in Buena Vista St. (CA);
car hood ornament Buena Vista St at Oswald's Gas Station (CA);
friend and me with Cathay Theater behind us (CA);
Walt and Mickey arriving in California (CA);
lockers in Buena Vista Street (CA);
Sleeping Beauty Castle reflection (DL);
sister and her husb on Peter Pan ride (DL);
Timothy Mouse on Dumbo ride (DL);
friend and me on Dumbo ride (self-portrait) (DL);
Sleeping Beauty diorama in the castle (DL);
It's A Small World scene (DL);
Small World and train and topiary (DL);
bro-in-law, sister, and me in traditional photo location at front of Disneyland (DL);
tiki in Adventureland (DL);
crystal castle in glass shop (New Orleans Square) (DL);
pirate paraphernalia New Orleans Square (DL);
Sleeping Beauty Caslte clock (DL);
Dead Men Tell No Tales (Pirates of the Caribbean) (DL);
Dry is Not An Option after we rode both Grizzly River Run and Splash Mountain;
umbrellas at Pacific Pier (CA);
on the monorail (DL);
sister looks back on Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (DL).)

For more Disney Wordless Wednesdays:

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8 comments:

  1. Awesome pictures!! I can't wait to visit Disneyland, I'm dying to visit Cars Land.

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    1. They worked their Disney magic in creating the environment in Cars Land--you really feel like you're in Radiator Springs. There are currently some interesting places to shop and eat. Also in California Adventure, I really like what they've done with the entry area, turning it into Buena Vista Street--much like Main Street across the way in Disneyland proper, it has a homey, welcoming, familiar but nostalgic feel to it, with more places to browse and relax.

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  2. SO cool. I have to go back and look more closely, but the photo that caught my attention was the umbrellas...

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    1. Thanks. I really like that one, too, kind of an abstract. I applied a creative filter to it to get some texture and sharpen the lines.

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  3. I enjoyed that! Never been to a Disney place before but got a good feel for it from those photos. Bet one can never, ever run out of things to see and do...

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    1. You got it! At least, for me, there are always details and changes and additions and deletions, too, that interest me. 1400 photos this time and I came home realizing that there were a ton of things I wanted to shoot and hadn't.

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  4. Just went back and looked again. There are so many that more to see in them than I first realized...and the colors are great! Add streetcar with bubbles and base player to my favorites...plus green heron and reflection. Still looking...

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    1. You're so good at encouraging me! Thanks.

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