The Cartographer’s Crate

There are several visual gags right at the exit dock of the Jungle Cruise.  Those wonderful Disney name puns show up on a chalkboard, and there’s that cage with the bent bars, obviously for holding gorillas (or small children).  But my favorite detail doesn’t look like a joke at all, and unless you are intimately […]

Lost in Animal Kingdom

The subject of Animal Kingdom’s lost path was covered again on 6/16/2010, and resulted in a night in the tank for Teevtee for his wanderings through Animal Kingdom’s backwoods. – Shane ———————————- Another great write-up from Teevtee today, with one of the truly hidden spots in Animal Kingdom.  I remember we both found this area […]

Anatomy of the Haunted Mansion Stretch Room

The Haunted Mansion is known as the pinnacle of Disney Illusioneering. Every fan can tell you how it works — from the Pepper’s Ghost effect of the ballroom dancers to the one-way glass of the Hitchhiking Ghosts.  But consider the Haunted Mansion Stretch Room in the Magic Kingdom — which actually has two stretching rooms — and […]

Spook Hill

I love a good roadside attraction, and as it happens, there’s a pretty cool one not too far from Walt Disney World.  It’s called Spook Hill, and the idea is that if you park your car on Spook Hill and put it into neutral, your car will roll uphill!  You can find these sorts of […]

Sea Serpent Redux Again

To the Staff at Parkeology.com, I wasn’t going to say anything, but then Scales had to open his big mouth about being left out, and I felt obliged to write in with yet another correction to your ill-conceived article about WDW Sea Serpents.  Scales feels slighted because he is the largest Sea Serpent on property. […]