Friday, March 11, 2011
Gems from May 1958, Pt. 4
Welcome to Adventureland! For some reason, our photographer took a photo of the BACK of the Adventureland sign. That’s okay; he’s not the only one who does weird stuff like that.
Compare with this shot taken by yours truly:
Moving deeper into Adventureland, our intrepid photographer took a trip on the Jungle Cruise.
Although the set pieces have changed, the idea remains the same: a hut and a little sailing vessel:
Once again, bucking convention, our May 1958 photographer shoots the FRONT side of the back side of water. This guy is a true rebel. Step aside, James Dean.
For a moment, he slips into the herd-mentality by shooting one of the hippos.
Even I have buckled under the pressure and shot the hippos. Figuratively speaking, not literally.
Is this a flash mob? No, just some natives dancing eternally in a circle.
They’re still dancing today:
Time to end this post and depart from our fabulous cruise aboard the Yangtze Lotus:
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