Looking forward to August!! My family and I are traveling to San Diego to visit family... On our way down were stopping at downtown disney!! Although it will be fun going to downtown disney, it will be TORTURE not being able to go into the parks! So close but so far!
Missing Disneyland right now! What is your favorite memory from Disneyland? One of mine is from my last trip, I had my Gibson chocolate ice cream in a waffle cone, sitting on a bench right in front of the castle while a parade was going on and sitting with my boyfriend just absorbing the magic :) it's amazing to me that you don't have to be doing anything, and there is still magic all around you!
Groundbreaking for the Temple of the Forbidden Eye occurred in August 1993. More than 400 Imagineers worked on its design and construction. Tony Baxter led a core project team of nearly 100 Imagineers.
Several early concepts were considered for Indy including a walk-through adventure and a high-speed mine car adventure within a temple. To avoid a long queue, Imagineers even considered using Jungle Cruise launches to shuttle guests to the loading area. The team tested key show elements in a Burbank warehouse on a full-sized elevated track that resembled a freeway. This enabled the team to test set pieces, lighting, effects, transport clearances and motion profiles.
To create space for the 0.5-mile queue area and the 50,000-square-foot show building, an area of the former "Eeyore" parking lot was demolished, and the Monorail and Jungle Cruise attractions were rerouted. As I'm sure some of you know, an old Eeyore parking sign is hidden up in the rafters high above the projection room (in the queue). The sign pays homage to the Eeyore Parking Lot.
To watch some scenes from the opening ceremony:
Happy 19th birthday Indy!
Have you been on this attraction? If so, what is your favorite part or scene?
Thanks for reading and watching! Hope you all have a magnificent Monday!