Pirates are plentiful in central Florida...
Magic Kingdom parade, November 2012
...and Captain Hook's shoes are an exaggerated nod to 18th century footwear.
All Disney pirates are born performers, whether small...
Jake and the Neverland Pirates segment from the Disney Junior Live at Hollywood Studios
The stage for Captain Jack Sparrow's Pirate Tutorial, Magic Kingdom
There's also lots of pirate ambiance...
...such as this display in the waiting area of the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction.
And a pirate ship-like waterslide at Disney's Beach Club pool.
Taverns are abundant in this land of well dressed mice.
There's the Liberty Tree Tavern (Magic Kingdom) which has sit-down service...
...the relatively new Tortuga Tavern (Magic Kingdom) which offers counter service...
...and the Fife & Drum Tavern (Epcot) which is take-away service.
A visit to Liberty Square in the Magic Kingdom at this time of year shows
Colonial Williamsburg-esque Christmas decorations...
...but perhaps the best example of the colonial revival in WDW
is the mob cap worn by Disney Cast Members.
Whooda thunkit! Thanks for the skinny. Amazing isn't it that the 18th century is really all around us in the most unlikely places.ReplyDelete
Yes, I think it is too!Delete