Category Archives: Attractions

Official Guide to the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair

It’s time to go back to the book shelf for another selection of reading material. In this post we will look at the Official Guide to the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair. You could buy the expensive hardcover edition or … Continue reading

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Pirates of the Caribbean Promotional Magazine

This is a wonderful promotional magazine from 1974. The Pirates of the Caribbean attraction was first opened at Disneyland in 1967 and then at Walt Disney World in 1973, so this magazine was well timed to generate interest in the … Continue reading

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Fun Pics at the Toledo Zoo & Aquarium

We like to visit places ‘close to home’ via day trips or overnight excursions. Michigan and Ohio are two States close enough to our Canadian border to make their attractions viable. You can find many of the places we’ve visited … Continue reading

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Disney on Parade View-Master Stereo Picture Reels

Say that three times fast! DISNEY ON PARADE was conceived by NBC Films Inc. and Walt Disney Productions. It was a 2.5-hour live stage musical featuring a variety of Disney characters that had premiered before the early 1970’s. It had … Continue reading

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The Science Behind Pixar Travelling Animation Exhibit

We had a Rootin’ Tootin’ good time at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan back in October of 2017. Pixar had come to town to teach one and all about the science behind how everyone’s favorite animated classics are … Continue reading

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Rhino Traffic Jam at Disney Kilimanjaro Safari

Don’t you just hate it when you’re in a hurry to get across the Savanna and someone decides to block the road? Me too. But I guess when you’re that big, and travelling with a friend, you can do just … Continue reading

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Lands in England

‘Our fine four fendered friend’ has been flying around the world since Ian Fleming first wrote about her in his 1964 novel Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: The Magical Car. She was perhaps made most famous by the United Artists movie released in 1968. … Continue reading

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Portobello Road, Portobello Road

“Street where the riches of ages are stowed. Anything and everything a chap can unload, is sold off the barrow in Portobello road.” Yes, “you’ll find what you want in the Portobello road!” But we didn’t. My wife and I … Continue reading

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Trip Report: WALT DISNEY’S BIRTHPLACE in Chicago, IL

Do you have a Disney Bucket List? So far we’ve managed to visit both North American parks, we’ve taken a Disney cruise, attended a Disney press event (and saw John Lasseter), and now we have been able to add a … Continue reading

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Luigi’s Flying Tires HAT

Ah, Theme Park history! Is there anything better than looking back and remembering those great old attractions of the past? If they are good attractions, no. But if they are attractions like the one featured in this post, then the … Continue reading

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