Wednesday, May 13, 2015
60th Anniversary Trip, Pt. 1
Going to the Park less often is working out well for me; now I actually look forward to going, and find that I enjoy myself more. Disneyland's 60th Anniversary Celebration has begun to be rolled out, and the festive blue bunting can be seen almost everywhere.
The plastic jewels are just a little much, but considering Disneyland is theme park of fantasy, I should probably let it go...
Walking down Main Street, U.S.A. I saw Oscar Martinez, the longest tenured employee in the Park (December 29, 1956), standing in front of the Carnation Cafe:
The Partners statue in Central Plaza with the newly painted and bunted Castle in the background.
And here it is…again, a little overdone for my tastes. Keep the bunting, lose the faux "jewels", plastic caps, etc. and it would be markedly improved.
The back of the Castle has yet to be bedazzled.
As you already know, the Mansion was my first destination of the morning. That didn't stop me from taking photos of the Rivers of America on the way!
In New Orleans Square, Pandora Jewelry is a new vendor:
Hmmmm…don't think I'll be spending any money (or time) in here.
A panoramic view of the New Orleans Square entrance:
I will drop you off at the entrance to Pirates of the Caribbean, where my tale will pick up tomorrow.
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