Thursday, 28 February 2013

Inside the Arcade

DF'82 shares a lot of adverts from Main Street U.S.A., and many of them (such as yesterday's post) are situated in the Arcades off Main Street in Disneyland Paris: Liberty and Discovery.

This is a shot of the inside the Discovery Arcade, which I think is my favourite.

It consists of a great spot to have a seat with a hot, or cool, drink, as well as a quick way to enter the backs of some of the stores, and to get to Discoveryland.

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Bathing Suits All Round

If you are lucky enough to have some time to spare when you visit a Disney park, you may think of doing a spot of bathing. But what if you haven't brought your own swimsuit, or bathing costume? Look no further!

Holmes & Co
Jersey Bathing Suits

Readers in vicinity of Boston call and examine
Take elevator
Send stamp for catalogue

109 Kingston Street
Boston, Mass.

Full Tights for Bathing

Ah, looks like we might need to look a bit further than Main Street U.S.A. to get the lasted in bathing fashion!

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

King of the Castle

I don't know about you all, dear readers, but a little tune from my childhood starts off with 'I'm the King of the castle...'. I just wonder if this is the Castle in question:

And perhaps this could be the king from the tune?

Either way, the King of Hearts should enjoy this moment of peace and quiet, before the Queen appears again!

Monday, 25 February 2013

Discover and Fantasy

The posters that meet us as we enter Disney Parks are some of the most interesting items for Disney geeks like myself. We've looked at some of these posters here before in DF'82, in Tokyo and in Paris.

Here are a couple of additional posters, overlooked by this Princess.

A fantastic poster for the Pinocchio attraction in Fantasyland.

And a nod to the past: a now yesterland attraction from Discoveryland.

Sunday, 24 February 2013

Enjoying A Moment...At The Hyperion

It's a quiet morning in Discoveryland, in Disneyland Paris, so maybe we should take a seat outside the Cafe Hyperion? It's always nice to enjoy the quiet times when we can!

Empty For Now (DLP)

Saturday, 23 February 2013

Lighting Up Tokyo

Before you enter Tokyo Disneyland itself, you can make no mistake you are in the land of the Mouse.

Just check out these lamps! Where can I get ones like them for the Royal Palace?!

Friday, 22 February 2013

Shave Some Time

If you are visiting Thunder Mesa in Disneyland Paris and need a close shave, there's only one place to go!

Look Alive!

Thunder Mesa Barber Shop

Shave & A Hair Cut Two Bits

Thursday, 21 February 2013

Decor of the Lodge

Disney's Sequoia Lodge in Paris is a resort which makes you feel like you are in the middle of nowhere - but in a good way! The resort is built in a way that makes you feel you are in the middle of the Sequoia National Park.

The decor, for example, is themed perfectly. With paintings and images of wildlife:

And some excellent map details:

'Save the Redwoods'
- Mill Creek Smith River Park
- Del Norte Coast Park
- Bull Creek Dyerville Park
 and protective areas 

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Paint The Photos Red

We've found another photo stop during the Curious Labyrinth attraction! It might be time to paint these roses red...

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Inside Tokyo's Hotel

Tokyo Disney Resort's newest hotel, Tokyo Disneyland Hotel, opened back in 2008, and is a truly beautiful hotel. It closely resembles the Grand Floridian hotel, in Walt Disney World, but is also completely different.
In the atrium of the hotel sits a magnificent birdcage, stretching to the top of the Hotel.

And if you look closely, you can see some fantastic detailing on the wires.

Monday, 18 February 2013

You Buttered Your Bread - Now Sleep In It

Au Chalet de Marionette, a great place to grab a bite to eat in Fantasyland, Paris. Just remember to take some time to look around as you queue up to order your food!

It looks like Pinocchio is also quite hungry for a bite to eat!

I just hope Foulfellow and Gideon don't catch up with him!

Sunday, 17 February 2013

Enjoying a Moment...At Carthay

Let's sit back in Buena Vista Street, Disney's California Adventure, and enjoy a moment in the sunshine!

The Sun Will Come Out (DCA)

Saturday, 16 February 2013

Photo Point For Caterpillars

Taken within Alice's Curious Labrynth, we have a Point Photo with a slight difference.

La Belle PhOtO - Photo Spot

Friday, 15 February 2013

The Backside...of the Hotel

A beautiful view welcomes us to Parc Disneyland in Paris.

Disneyland Hotel This is definitely a landscape visitors to Paris are used to seeing. But what does the view look like, looking from the hotel backwards? I give you, dear readers, the backside of the Disneyland Paris Hotel!

And, for those of you interested, the actual back-side of the Hotel.

Thursday, 14 February 2013

Happy Valentine's Day

There is a lot of love amongst the Disney Community, and on this day, DF'82 would like to wish you all a very Happy Valentine's Day!

Or Disney Sweet Love day, as per Tokyo.

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Don't Lose Your Head

When visiting the inside of the Queen of Hearts' Castle in Alice's Curious Labyrinth, be sure to keep a hold of your head.

Of course, you have to get passed the guards first!

With the interior decor, there's no mistaking whose Castle this is.

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Welcome to Hong Kong

This Princess has yet to visit Disneyland Hong Kong, and I guess I am not alone! Until we can arrange a DF'82 meet-up at Hong Kong, we can feel like we're almost there through experiencing the guide maps and times guides!

Their Christmas celebrations look fantastic! Is there any chance of getting those treats shipped over here?

Monday, 11 February 2013

2013 Well And Truly Here

We are already into the second month of 2013, so this post might be a little bit belated. But, DF'82 wanted to share with you this beautiful postcard welcoming us all to the new year.

With the recent Chinese New Year, and the celebrations throughout Asia, this is quite a nice tie-in. The postcard is from Tokyo Disney Resort, and is celebrating the Year of the Snake.

Happy Chinese New Year to all who celebrate it!

Sunday, 10 February 2013

Enjoying a Moment...Amongst the Rocks

It's been a while here at DF'82 - but thank you for sticking out the breaks! It's a Sunday, so it's time to enjoy a moment in one of the Disney about Disneyland Paris?

Let's enjoy a moment, sailing along the Rivers of America, and the rocks of Thunder Mesa.

The Rocks of Thunder Mesa (DLP)