The red torii gate in the lagoon near Epcot’s Japan Pavilion resembles others found throughout the country of Japan. The structures originally served as rooster perches to welcome the new day and have come to symbolize good luck and purification. (Good thing the significance has changed, because I haven’t seen any roosters at Epcot!) get [...]
Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about the American Adventure Show at Epcot? In order to maintain story integrity, no subject matter predating the invention of the camera is presented in (staged) photography or film at the American Adventure show at Epcot’s American Adventure Pavilion. (Via Imagineering Field Guide to Epcot) get [...]
Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about Epcot Beirgarten’s Brats? 26.2 miles of bratwurst are served every 60 days at the Biergarten restaurant in the Germany pavilion at Epcot. That, for those who don’t know, is the length of a marathon! And if you ate that many, you might need to run [...]
The characters of Hans, Kristoff, Anna and Sven are all named after Hans Christian Andersen (whose story, “The Ice Queen,” FROZEN is based on). Say the names quickly in sequence and hear the similarity. (Via imdb.com) get the InLinkz code Add MAGICAL MOUSE SCHOOLHOUSE to your home library!
Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about the Plaza Swan Boats? From 1973 to 1983, a watercraft attraction, the Plaza Swan Boats, cruised the moat and waterways around Magic Kingdom’s Cinderella Castle. According to Walt Dated World, “The Swan Boats required a D ticket and sailed around the moat of the central [...]
Did you know today’s Tiggerific Tuesday Disney Trivia about Epcot’s Universe of Energy? The roof of Epcot’s Universe of Energy is covered with two acres of photovoltaic cells, which provides 15% of the power needed to run the attraction inside. There are 80,000 cells producing a peak output of about 70,000 watts of direct current, [...]
Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia about Epcot’s American Adventure Pavilion? Four different shades of WHITE are used for the trim on Epcot’s American Adventure Pavilion. It’s so patriotic, it’s Red, White, White, White, White & Blue! Designers had to take into account several factors such as the reflectivity of white paint, the [...]
Did you know this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia about the 2014 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival? Over 100 topiaries featuring seasonal designs and/or favorite Disney Characters are on display at the 2014 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, going on March 5 through May 18, 2014. Some include (information via Disney Parks): Mickey, Minnie [...]
Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia: Sleeping Beauty Castle If you’re like me, you’ve also wondered why Sleeping Beauty Castle is so much smaller than its other Disney Parks counterparts. Well, when Disneyland was in development stages, Walt Disney recalled stories about how European castles had been built extremely large and imposing so as to intimidate the poor [...]
Did you know today’s Tiggerific Tuesday #DisneyTrivia about the Disneyland Railroad Stations? The Disneyland Railroad makes a total of four stops, including Main Street, U.S.A., New Orleans Square, Mickey’s Toontown, and Tomorrowland. Which is your favorite stop? get the InLinkz code Add MAGICAL MOUSE SCHOOLHOUSE to your home library!