While Americans celebrated the last gasp of summer over the Labor Day holiday, across the Atlantic Ocean, workers in the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany labored to complete Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship – the Disney Fantasy. Continue after the break for Disney’s video of the ship’s bow being set in place.
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Our final day of the cruise is a sea day as we sail back down the ‘inside passage’ towards Vancouver. I hate the last day of a cruise, and I hate the last day of an Adventures By Disney trip, so today I shall be known as “Hatey McHaterson” (which is normally Walter’s name as [...]
On the final day of Disney’s D23 Expo, Walt Disney Imagineers Joe Lanzisero and Bob Zalk presented “Imagineering the Dream and the Fantasy: Designing for Disney Cruise Line.” They discussed how they used their background in animation and theme park design to create a 3D storytelling experience to captivate an audience for 3-7 days. One of the [...]
Our tour today started a little later than the others. We had to meet at 1:45 pm on the gangway to head over to the Great Alaskan Lumberjack show. Again, on paper this reads like something I wouldn’t do if you paid me – but the experience itself was a blast. The show features two [...]
Trying to describe today’s adventure is going to be difficult without sounding like I hit my head and have suddenly turned into some kind of tree hugging hippie. But today is a day I’ll remember the rest of my life – no matter where I go or what I do, I will always remember this [...]
Skagway is the first opportunity we had to leave the ship. As we were pulling in, we were immediately met by a sea lion who was swimming around watching us dock while playing with a fish he had caught. He wasn’t eating the fish mind you, just holding it in his mouth, letting it go, [...]
I’m not sure what I was expecting, but I have to admit the glacier at Tracy Arm was a little anti-climactic. I guess it’s because I’ve seen too many movies where glaciers are right next to the ship – okay, bad reference – that evokes images of Titanic (which I’ve been quoting all day….”We’re dressed [...]