Entries from The “World” According to Jack tagged with 'Asia'

Animal Kingdom's Expedition Everest Temple

Jack Spence is on a leave of absence until 2014. This is a reprint of a blog he wrote several years ago. This blog was accurate at the time of original publication. This is a blog that almost didn't happen....

Animal Kingdom's Kali River Rapids - Part Two

Yesterday I discussed Tiger Temple and the queue leading to Kali River Rapids. Today I'll discuss the actual adventure this attraction offers. Kali River Rapids is NOT "Splash Mountain" where you might get splashed. As the sign at the...

Animal Kingdom's Kali River Rapids - Part One

When most Americans think of Asia, it's Japan, China, and Korea that first come to mind. These nations are often in the news due to political and socioeconomic events. Their stories often make front-page headlines. These countries are also...

Your Name in Thai at Animal Kingdom

It had been a few weeks since I last visited the Animal Kingdom, so when a friend suggested getting together for lunch, I proposed Flame Tree BBQ. After enjoying a chicken & rib combo and a pulled pork sandwich, we...

Does This Couple Look Familiar?

Does This Couple Look Familiar? If you have paid attention while visiting the Asian section of Disney's Animal Kingdom, you should have a vague recollection of seeing this photograph. This couple's likeness turns up time and time again. But who...

Discovery Island Shops at Animal Kingdom

Discovery Island at the Animal Kingdom acts like The Hub at the Magic Kingdom. It ties all of the outlying lands together in a harmonious manor. But rather than depict a real geographic location, Discovery Island uses humorous, almost cartoon-like...

Have a Seat in Walt Disney World - Part 3

Like everything that Disney does, theming is paramount. In this multi-part blog I'll be touring all four parks and pointing out benches, chairs, and other seating options that have been themed specifically for a land or area. For the most...

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