Tag Archives: Walt Disney Parks and Resorts


The Little Mermaid Hand Carved Crystal Vase

Viczan is a profes­sional glass engraver who does work for Disney Resorts. This hand carved and engraved crystal vase featuring The Little Mermaid is (he says) one of his best pieces. It's certainly quite stun­ning. The work was done during his time at the Tokyo Disney Resort but it sounds as though he is moving/has […]

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Disney's Hollywood Studios Unleashes The Villains For A Special Event

Disney have thought up yet another way to part you from your money while you visit Walt Disney World. This time out, it's Disney's Holly­wood Studios (usually consid­ered the runt of the park litter) that will be getting the atten­tion. Disney have announced a new tick­eted party called Villains Unleashed for one day only (August […]

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Photos From The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train In The Magic Kingdom

So the final element in Disney's New Fanta­sy­land expan­sion for The Magic Kingdom is finally open and now everyone (or at least everyone with $100 for a park ticket) can try out the new family coaster/dark ride The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train. It's been pretty exten­sively covered every­where so I'm sure you've seen the promotional […]

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Looking At The Design And Technology Of The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

So today is the day that The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train offi­cially opens in the Magic Kingdom. A cause for great excite­ment amongst Disney Theme Park fans and marking the final comple­tion of the New Fanta­sy­land project after approx­i­mately 1 billion years (it's possible I'm exag­ger­ating slightly). All of which is pretty cool in itself. […]

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Seven Dwarfs Mine Train – A First Look At Some Of The Animatronics

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train — A First Look At Some Of The Animatronics

It shouldn't be much longer now until the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train in The Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney Wold opens and completes the New Fanta­sy­land expan­sion. They haven't offi­cially announced a date, but some time in May is what everyone seems to be expecting. We've see plenty of shots of the outside and some […]

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Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Photos

The big new thing at Walt Disney World this year is the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train which is the final element of New Fanta­sy­land (the rest of which opened some time ago). By the stan­dards of modern coasters this is a tame ride. It's intended for fami­lies and aimed some­where between the Barn­stormer "kiddie" coaster […]

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Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

The only part of the New Fanta­sy­land expan­sion in The Magic Kingdom that isn't complete yet is the dark ride/roller coaster The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train but as this photo shows construc­tion is well under way. The train itself is now on the rails and has under­gone its first drop test (where it runs under […]

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