The golden sunlight peeks through the clouds to awake the savannah at the beginning of another day. The warm breeze tickles the lush vegetation causing its leaves to rustle ever so slightly. Down below, the trickling of water calmly nudges the flamingos who raise their heads to greet the morning. Hippos surface in the pools, [...]
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When Pete asked my passion, the first thing I said was Downtown Disney, but stemming from that is a passion for the rumor mill. Disney always has something in the pipeline and I love to be among the first of the general public to know. The hard and time consuming part is sifting through the [...]
I am fortunate that I can visit the Walt Disney World theme parks whenever the mood strikes me. There are times when I try not to visit because I know the parks are going to be very crowded! This year, I did visit Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom during the holidays [...]
When I first heard about it, I couldn’t wait to experience the Wild Africa Trek at Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World. I used to live in Africa and never got the chance to go on a safari so I was excited for this new tour at Animal Kingdom. I had watched a video that [...]
The Expedition Everest Challenge took place on Saturday, June 12. DISboards member and W.I.S.H. (We’re Inspired to Stay Healthy) Racing Team Runner Becky Dougherty (DISboards username Lexxiefern) took second place in the individual women category. Continue after the break for a full race report.
Saturday, September 26, over 3,500 runners gathered en masse at Disney’s Animal Kingdom to take on the sold-out Expedition Everest Challenge. Unfortunately, as the evening wore on the weather turned treacherous and race officials were required to shut down the course due to lightning. Many competitors who started in the rain could not complete the [...]