Orlando Do-Over: Day 2, more fun at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

© Copyright 2012 | http://MyMobileAdventures.com | CLICK any photo for a larger view This is the fifth in a series of “do-over” posts that are being created to make up for the mobile blogging errors that occurred during my last trip to Orlando. Joy’s husband Al arrived at the park and we were soon on … Continue reading Orlando Do-Over: Day 2, more fun at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Orlando Do-Over: Day 2, Disney’s Animal Kingdom

© Copyright 2012 | http://MyMobileAdventures.com | CLICK any photo for a larger view This is the fourth in a series of “do-over” posts that are being created to make up for the mobile blogging errors that occurred during my last trip to Orlando. The next morning, I did something unconscionable; necessary, but unconscionable. Through the … Continue reading Orlando Do-Over: Day 2, Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Let The Memories Begin! At Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Let The Memories Begin! At Disney’s Animal Kingdom, originally uploaded by Erin *~*~*. Bag check was a flash, but there appears to be turnstile fail of some sort; standing in a large knot of folks all backed up waiting to get in. Here is a display that has popped up near the entrance. I wonder … Continue reading Let The Memories Begin! At Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Shopportunity of the strange at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

© Copyright 2010 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com Click the photos to see a larger version in Flickr You might think this is odd, but when it comes to leaving a Disney park, I plan my exit route around how many shops I can hit as I make my way toward the gate. (Long-time readers are feigning … Continue reading Shopportunity of the strange at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Fancy flyers at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com Click the pictures to see larger versions in Flickr 🙂 Look at those colors. Look at those wings! These are scarlet macaws, one of the more colorful parrots that are native to the New World. They’re shown here with a Cast Member at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, who had stopped … Continue reading Fancy flyers at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Horse out of water at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com 🙂 As previously mentioned on this blog, there is a good deal of carved statuary scattered about Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Some is carved from stone, while other pieces more resemble wood – some of it painted, some of it presented in a more natural state. Here’s a wonderful example … Continue reading Horse out of water at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Native Wildlife in Disney’s Animal Kingdom – the brown anole

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com 🙂 Every time I visit Disney’s Animal Kingdom, my appreciation for the theme park Imagineers’ incredible attention to detail only deepens. The park is impeccably themed, and I especially enjoy the animal statues sprinkled here and there. Some are carved of stone like idols, while others are made to … Continue reading Native Wildlife in Disney’s Animal Kingdom – the brown anole

Just hangin’ around at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com I bet he says that to ALL the girls RELATED POSTS: More posts about Disney’s Animal Kingdom My previous Camera Critters posts Visit other Camera Critters participants SUBSCRIPTIONS to My Mobile Adventures *~*~* are FREE! If you’d like to subscribe to this blog, here are some options: CLICK to … Continue reading Just hangin’ around at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Respect The Power Of The YETI! at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com Respect The Power Of The YETI! at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Looking for the infamous Valentine Essay?  CLICK HERE click any photo to see a larger version in Flickr Wandering through the Asia “land” of Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Orlando, Florida, you’ll eventually come upon a waterside shrine, laden with … Continue reading Respect The Power Of The YETI! at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

RED Signs at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com RED Signs at Disney’s Animal Kingdom (a Ruby Tuesday post) Click each photo; there’s usually a larger version in Flickr, which will open in a new window By now, repeat visitors here at My Mobile Adventures really get it – there is no shortage of RED stuff in Walt … Continue reading RED Signs at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

“The Real Thing” in RED at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com “The Real Thing” in RED at Disney’s Animal Kingdom (a Ruby Tuesday post) If you are a fan of Pepsi products and you happen to find yourself in Walt Disney World, you are fresh out of luck. Disney has had an exclusive relationship with Coca-Cola for a very long … Continue reading “The Real Thing” in RED at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Tiny RED Flowers at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com title goes here (a Ruby Tuesday post) One of the things I love about Disney’s Animal Kingdom is the beautiful environment that has been created to showcase the animals. I’ve heard it said that there are over 4,000 varieties of plants and trees at DAK. One day in October … Continue reading Tiny RED Flowers at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Bird Temple at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com Bird Temple at Disney’s Animal Kingdom (a Wordless Wednesday post) Bird temple at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. A fluffy blue and green bird feeds as the goddess looks on from the background Subscribers bring me JOY! 🙂 You want me to be happy, don’t you? DON’T YOU? 😉 Click to … Continue reading Bird Temple at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Lamp Post Critters at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com Lamp Post Critters at Disney’s Animal Kingdom (a Camera Critters post) click any photo to see a larger version in Flickr Spiders! *shudder* At Disney’s Animal Kingdom, the infrastructure – buildings, bridges, light fixtures, etc. – are covered with folk-art styled critters. Carved, painted, bright and whimsical, some of … Continue reading Lamp Post Critters at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Tigers of The Royal Forest of Anandapur, Disney’s Animal Kingdom

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com Tigers of The Royal Forest of Anandapur, Disney’s Animal Kingdom (a Camera Critters post) click any photo to see a larger version in Flickr Last week, I wrote about my Favorite Critters At Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and one of them was the tiger.  In that post, I explained that … Continue reading Tigers of The Royal Forest of Anandapur, Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Favorite Critters from Disney’s Animal Kingdom

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com Favorite Critters from Disney’s Animal Kingdom (a Camera Critters post) Here are some of my favorite animals that are “must see” whenever I visit Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. (You can click any picture to go to the original in Flickr; when … Continue reading Favorite Critters from Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Pointing The Way, at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com Pointing The Way, at Disney’s Animal Kingdom (a Wordless Wednesday post) Why is this couple facing in opposite directions? What could be the reason for that? Perhaps they’ve had a quarrel? Or possibly, it’s a dance move. Oh, I know – perhaps they are smitten, but shy! None of … Continue reading Pointing The Way, at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Maharajah Jungle Trek RED Stuff, Disney’s Animal Kingdom

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com Maharajah Jungle Trek RED Stuff, Disney’s Animal Kingdom (a Ruby Tuesday post) There is a section along the Maharajah Jungle Trek at Disney’s Animal Kingdom that features a good amount of the color RED. Perfect for Ruby Tuesday! This sign invites guests to continue on through the “Red Pavilion” … Continue reading Maharajah Jungle Trek RED Stuff, Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Pizzafari’s Gabled Roof, Disney’s Animal Kingdom

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com Pizzafari’s Gabled Roof, Disney’s Animal Kingdom (a Wordless Wednesday post) BTW – i was asked to enter a my photo of the Daisy Duck jack-o-lantern in a contest on Flickr. There are so many photos there that are MUCH better than mine, I’m not even going to ask you … Continue reading Pizzafari’s Gabled Roof, Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Cotton-Topped Tamarins at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com Cotton-Topped Tamarins at Disney’s Animal Kingdom (a Camera Critters post) click the photo to see a larger version I met these two little fellas (gals?) at Disney’s Animal Kingdom during a trip I took in 2004 (my pre-Florida resident days). They are called cotton-topped tamarins, and they used to … Continue reading Cotton-Topped Tamarins at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

MORE video from Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Ooops! Here’s MORE video from Disney’s Animal Kingdom, including the beloved otters! First, a RhinoHe’s playing with a rope… OTTERS!It’s just a short clip; by time I dispossessed some little kid of his position on the wall (kidding!) so I could get up there and see, the otters were done with us. I think I … Continue reading MORE video from Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Some Video from Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and a Sunday Recap

Here’s a collection of short video clips taken at Disney’s Animal Kingdom yesterday. Most were from the Kilimanjaro Safari attraction, hence please know that I am being jostled around in the truck and don’t really see the world that way! LOL White Pelicans and HipposWe get white pelicans in the Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge on … Continue reading Some Video from Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and a Sunday Recap

Cute critters at the Animal Kingdom

© Copyright 2011 | http://MyMobileAdventures.com | CLICK any photo for a larger view Disney’s Animal Kingdom is a must-do for me when I go to Walt Disney World, even more so than the Magic Kingdom. I guess I’m not so much a character geek as I am a critter geek 🙂 Here are a couple … Continue reading Cute critters at the Animal Kingdom

Disney getting serious about NOT feeding the animals

Disney getting serious about NOT feeding the animals, originally uploaded by Erin aka Tink*~*~*. This card was on my tray from the Flame Tree BBQ at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. I get really annoyed when I see people feeding wild animals despite signs plastered everywhere that order thrm NOT to do that. The result of feeding … Continue reading Disney getting serious about NOT feeding the animals

Orlando Do-Over: Day 2, an evening out in Dowtown Disney

This is the SIXTH in a series of “do-over” posts that are being created to make up for the mobile blogging errors that occurred during my last trip to Orlando. It is a well-established fact amongst those who know me that I have excellent parking mojo. At least, they’ve heard me declare it often enough … Continue reading Orlando Do-Over: Day 2, an evening out in Dowtown Disney

Tree of Life vs. The tree from Avatar

Tree of Life vs. The tree from Avatar, originally uploaded by Erin *~*~*. Now that the Magic Kingdom will be sporting more than one castle – a condition that has existed for years, by the way, at Disneyland Paris – does that pave the way for Disney’s Animal Kingdom to feature more than one tree? … Continue reading Tree of Life vs. The tree from Avatar

Upcoming Adventures: Food, Family, Fun, and More!

© Copyright 2011 | http://MyMobileAdventures.com | CLICK any photo for a larger view Good grief, have I got a ridiculous amount of adventures lined up in the next several months! Suddenly, we’re going from zero to 60 in a matter of seconds. I’m still not quite sure how this happened, but my dance card filled … Continue reading Upcoming Adventures: Food, Family, Fun, and More!

Lily, aka “The Toddler Of Terror”

© Copyright 2011 | http://MyMobileAdventures.com | CLICK any photo for a larger view There is a place deep in the Pangani Forest of Disney’s Animal Kingdom where mere mortals fear to tread; where unspeakable horrors lurk in the bush; where destruction and mayhem breed. Here, in the heart of the lowland gorilla tribe, we find … Continue reading Lily, aka “The Toddler Of Terror”

Photo Friday: Baloo Is A Primary Color

© Copyright 2011 Tink *~*~* | http://MyMobileAdventures.com Baloo is a primary color… as are red and yellow 😉 I have a special friend who absolutely loves Baloo, so every time I am in the World, I try to get photos of him as he passes by in the parades. In addition to the Magic Kingdom, … Continue reading Photo Friday: Baloo Is A Primary Color

A Tree Of Many Totems

© Copyright 2010 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com All around the Tree Of Life at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, there are paths you can wander from which you can view animals in their habitats as well as trees, flowers and the local wildlife that has been attracted to this lovely park. A key ingredient to that attraction is … Continue reading A Tree Of Many Totems

Waiting For The Kilimanjaro Safari

© Copyright 2010 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com Disney prides itself on attention to detail and authenticity. Each attraction in a Disney park is themed to evoke a place, an era, a culture that is unique and instantly recognizable. Here are some shots taken in the queue for the Kilimanjaro Safari at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Orlando. … Continue reading Waiting For The Kilimanjaro Safari

Top 5 FUNky Facts About The Roseate Spoonbill

© Copyright 2010 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com 🙂 One morning this past March, I found a pair of roseate spoonbills in the Oasis at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. As I pointed my camera at them, they regarded me with their red-rimmed eyes as though a bit suspicious of the hunk of hardware in my hand (Canon SX110 … Continue reading Top 5 FUNky Facts About The Roseate Spoonbill

Adult beverages from around The World – what’s your fave?

© Copyright 2010 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com The appearance of this article in the Daily Disney made me smile. Soul Candy spirited beverage from the Walt Disney World Resort | TheDailyDisney.com from OrlandoSentinel.com So, I’m not the only one who can have a particular focus on Walt Disney World’s adult beverages, am I? 😉 I was … Continue reading Adult beverages from around The World – what’s your fave?

A marauding mob of African meerkats

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com As mentioned previously on this blog, meerkats are among my favorite animals because, like prairie dogs and otters, they are the shape and size of puppies and therefore very cute. In fact, all three species – prairie dogs, otters and meerkats – are known to “bark”, just like a … Continue reading A marauding mob of African meerkats

Mystic mountain mirrored

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com Back in the early days of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, there was an attraction called Discovery River Boats, the purpose of which wasn’t really so much entertainment as it was to taxi the guests around the park via the river that winds around Discovery Island. There was a dock in … Continue reading Mystic mountain mirrored

Shrine by a quiet stream in Anandapur

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com A shrine made of stone sits by a quiet stream at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Anandapur is the name of the fictional village. In the real world, outside the 42 square miles upon which Disney built his Florida empire, there are two places called Anandapur. One of them is in … Continue reading Shrine by a quiet stream in Anandapur

Dinosaur Week: Is this Chester or Hester?

© Copyright 2010 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com click the photo to see if there is a bigger size available in Flickr 🙂 This is the last of DINOSAUR WEEK here at My Mobile Adventures *~*~*, and I have a question for you – is this Chester or is it Hester? In the DinoLand section of Disney’s … Continue reading Dinosaur Week: Is this Chester or Hester?

Dinosaur Week: rock-o-saurus?

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com 🙂 A few years back, I was treading the path up to Camp Minnie Mickey at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. I took a look to my right as I was passing over the stream and I saw this waterfall spewing forth from a pile of… hey wait just a minute! … Continue reading Dinosaur Week: rock-o-saurus?

Tink’s *~*~* Links: Wallabies, whales and warm-fuzzies

© Copyright 2010 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com Wallaby Wanders Wonder This is a great story that I first discovered on a blog called OMG, what IS that?. I love this blog because Alison can usually dig up some strange, off-beat animal stories. This one is no exception, so I went googling about it. The Orlando Sentinel reports … Continue reading Tink’s *~*~* Links: Wallabies, whales and warm-fuzzies

Tree of Life: the giraffe

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com 🙂 My head was still swimming with the mysteries I’d learned about torri gates and goddesses as I browsed my photos yesterday in search of a Wednesday offering. My eyes came to rest on a photo of the giraffe by the waterfall. This is one of the scenes carved … Continue reading Tree of Life: the giraffe

Me and my girl-illa

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com It’s not easy being the parent of a child star these days, especially when your child is a DISNEY star. We’ve been pretty much besieged ever since my darling little girl-illa was born. So much activity, so many people to see, so much of our lives played out in … Continue reading Me and my girl-illa

A petulant poser in the Pangani Forest

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com A gorilla on the “bachelor” side of the Pangani Forest in Disney’s Animal Kingdom decides to sulk and turns his back to the camera. Guests are instructed not to establish eye contact or gesture towards the male gorillas, as this can upset them. Someone broke the rules, and after … Continue reading A petulant poser in the Pangani Forest

Things are looking up at the bat exhibit

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com 🙂 Sometime while you are touring any Disney theme park, try looking UP for a different perspective. Chances are really excellent that you will start to notice bits of theming that range from clever to beautiful and add to the overall ambiance and mood that Disney is striving for … Continue reading Things are looking up at the bat exhibit

Tink’s *~*~* Links: food, film and fun!

© Copyright 2010 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com 🙂 Hey, I’m back from my whirlwind weekend in Walt Disney World, where I made a leisurely tour of Disney’s Animal Kingdom and EPCOT, watched three of my “sistahs” cross the finish line in the Disney Princess Half Marathon, and mobile blogged the entire time. You can find a … Continue reading Tink’s *~*~* Links: food, film and fun!

Tink’s *~*~* Links: soup, slumber, and something cool in between

© Copyright 2010 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com I’ve been doing some reading in my RSS reader lately. Here are a few Disney-related links I hoarded to share with you all. I’ve decided to call this post “Tink’s *~*~* Links” just because I like things that rhyme 🙂 And who knows, maybe this shall become a trend! … Continue reading Tink’s *~*~* Links: soup, slumber, and something cool in between

Strike a pose, there’s nothing to it…

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com 🙂 I was walking in the Oasis, a quiet, lushly green and tranquil section just inside the gates of Disney’s Animal Kingdom park. It’s a soothing place where you’ll find twisting paths, a rope bridge, a joyously tumbling waterfall and all manner of exotic animals and birds. The day … Continue reading Strike a pose, there’s nothing to it…

Things with wings at Walt Disney World

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com Walt Disney World is in the quasi-tropical climate of Orlando, Florida. The flora is so well-maintained and lush, it can support any number of critters that love the warmth and humidity. Encounters with local wildlife (in other words, not placed there by Disney) are not only very satisfying, but … Continue reading Things with wings at Walt Disney World

A genuine Disney mystery!

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com One of the “lands” at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is Camp Minnie Mickey. There isn’t a whole lot that goes on there these days, now that the live animal show with Pocahontashas been discontinued. At this point, the only reason to go to Camp Minnie Mickey, really, is to see … Continue reading A genuine Disney mystery!

My top 5 FUNky Facts about the ring-tailed lemur

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com 🙂 Ring-tailed lemurs can be found in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, pretty close to the entrance to It’s Tough To Be A Bug. I enjoy watching these guys. To me, they look like an odd mixture between a fox (pointy face), a raccoon (rings on the tail) and a spider … Continue reading My top 5 FUNky Facts about the ring-tailed lemur

Dinosaurs at Disney!

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com click any photo to see a larger version in Flickr There are dinosaurs at Disney! Upon arrival at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park in Orlando, Florida, Guests are presented with their first exposure to these ancient critters. My friend Robin taught me the value of taking a photo of … Continue reading Dinosaurs at Disney!

Mickey Mouse meets the yeti

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com 🙂 I should have bought it. I like toys! Found one in the gift shop near Expedition Everest, the “E” ticket roller coaster at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Orlando, Florida. So, we’ve got TWO critters here – a mouse, and a yeti. Doesn’t Mickey look horrified? Hope the yeti … Continue reading Mickey Mouse meets the yeti

Colorful birds from Orlando, Florida

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com Probably what makes my Monday Meme Trifecta so much fun is that I never know until the Friday before what sort of prompt Mo is going to serve up for Manic Monday. It’s fun and easy to come up with something for Blue Monday and for Mellow Yellow Monday, … Continue reading Colorful birds from Orlando, Florida

Mickey’s Jammin’ Jungle Parade – Red Edition!

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com ‘k, I’m back and so is Mickey’s Jammin’ Jungle Parade, coming to you directly from Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Yesterday, I presented to you the Blue and Yellow Edition of the parade. Today, I am pleased to present the RED Edition, in honor of Ruby Tuesday. I’m not really sure … Continue reading Mickey’s Jammin’ Jungle Parade – Red Edition!

Mickey’s Jammin’ Jungle Parade – Blue and Yellow Edition

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com Hey there, hi there, ho there! Ready to start another week? ME NEITHER! But Monday always comes whether we want it to or not, and with it comes my own personal challenge in the form of the Monday Meme Trifecta. I use the prompt for the Manic Monday meme … Continue reading Mickey’s Jammin’ Jungle Parade – Blue and Yellow Edition

The unfortunately named peacock at Disney and Busch Gardens

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com This peacock blends in pretty perfectly with his surroundings. Photo taken at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Orlando, Florida. April 25th, 2004 Peacocks come in different colors, which is something I did not know until I encountered this one at Busch Gardens “Africa” in Tampa, Florida – Interestingly enough, I’ve … Continue reading The unfortunately named peacock at Disney and Busch Gardens

One RED Thing From Each Walt Disney World Park

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com It’s Ruby Tuesday again! For your crimson viewing pleasure today, I’ve selected a cross-section from all four of the Walt Disney World theme parks in Orlando. It’s a Small World, MAGIC KINGDOM I want you all to know that it is in the interest of primacy and latency that … Continue reading One RED Thing From Each Walt Disney World Park

Flora, Fauna, Magic! revisited

© Copyright 2008 Tink *~*~* http://MyMobileAdventures.com Flora, Fauna, MAGIC! revisited (a Camera Critters post) Was reliving some old trip reports to Disney, and came across this Photo Story that I call “Flora, Fauna, MAGIC!”. It’s 4 minutes, 38 seconds, set to music, mostly animals found around Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. It’s a Windows … Continue reading Flora, Fauna, Magic! revisited