Tag Archives: Epcot

Photo Spot: Palm Trees Against Spaceship Earth

Disney Parks are known for their theming. What I admire is that they often combine the natural with the manufactured in such a way that they become a harmonious presentation. Like these palm trees against Spaceship Earth in EPCOT at … Continue reading

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Places: Butchart Gardens in Brentwood Bay, BC

With a former quarry as a canvas, Jennie Butchart envisioned transforming the space into a beautiful garden haven, overflowing with lush greens and colourful blooms. Sounds reasonable. The result of her vision is The Gardens, which are still family run … Continue reading

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EPCOT Gran Fiesta Tour & The Three Caballeros

If you like to take it slow and relax sometimes, why not take in the sights of Mexico and the antics of a certain trio of feathered amigos on a gentle boat ride through the Mexico Pavilion in EPCOT? This … Continue reading

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Art of Disney 4-Park Collector Set Photomechanical Lithographs

Disney often releases lithographs to promote movies or Theme Park projects to generate interest in the buying public. These can be given away if you attend a seminar or if you pre-order some piece of merchandise. Unfortunately, I can’t remember … Continue reading

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EPCOT Center Eastman Kodak Information Wheel

There really is no end to the interesting pieces of ephemera that focus on the Disney properties. These little pieces of paper and card, meant to be viewed and then thrown away, endure in the hands of Disneyana collectors. Like … Continue reading

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‘Welcome to The WDW Vacation Kingdom’ Pamphlet

Time is advancing and prices are going up, but we are continuing on our journey through my ephemera collection. We are now in 1983 and this particular pamphlet is Welcom(ing us) To The Walt Disney World Vacation Kingdom. Is this … Continue reading

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Vintage Walt Disney World Parking Ticket Stubs

This is not to imply that you would get a parking ticket while visiting the Vacation Kingdom. But only that if you wanted to park at one of the Theme Parks, you would have to purchase a ticket. This ticket … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Attraction Promotion Cards

This post features a couple of pieces of paper. Now doesn’t that sound exciting? But it’s what’s on these pieces of paper that should excite any Disney fan! IllumiNations was a series of nightly fireworks shows at Epcot that incorporated lighting effects … Continue reading

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EPCOT Center Promotional Flyer with Concept Art

Ephemera is defined as lasting for a short period of time. Synonyms for this term are: temporary, transitory, fleeting, and momentary. In other words, flyers like the one I am featuring in this post were meant to fulfill a purpose … Continue reading

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Theme Park Spoons from Walt Disney World

Disney’s business model when it comes to the Theme Parks is simple: They count on your vacation dollars staying in the Parks first by admission prices, then with food, and then with every imaginable product they can slap a Disney … Continue reading

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