Sunday, April 04, 2010

Sailing Through Sundays on The JC: The Mekong Maiden, September 1962



Here are three images from a September 1962 journey aboard the Mekong Maiden.





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5 comments:

Major Pepperidge said...

That photo with the torches in the foreground is a beauty!

Any idea why the balloon from "Around the World in 80 Days" is in front of the castle?

Davelandweb said...

Major: The full story is here; scroll down to the section marked "La Coquette":

http://davelandweb.com/centralplaza/

Matterhorn1959 said...

I agree with the Major, that last image is fantastic. I am trying to figure out where the image was taken from.

Matthew said...

I agree about that torch photo. I'm days late to the party (posting on 4/16) but the photo was taken from the bridge leading into the Tahitian Terrace. Trader Sam is behind the boat in the jungle and the unload dock is to the photographers right.

The one I can not place is the fist photo looking out of the boat at the waterfall. I have plied the Jungle waterways countless times, and I can “almost” promise you that rock work is not Disneyland’s. WDW maybe… Even that I’m questioning because the foliage looks more western than tropical. Anybody have any thoughts on this one…

Davelandweb said...

The March 1962 date on the slide rules out the WDW possibility; wasn't that rock work completely redone at some point?