What is a RAK? Random Act of Kindness - a phenomenon started by Dahulagirl where people give away cool things for FREE in the Lounge!
One if the amazing experiences during my DLR visit last month was the Walk in Walt's Footsteps tour. The four of us had done this tour several years ago, but with the recent changes and addition of a visit to Walt's apartment, it was like a whole new tour! The top two photos are from Club 33. You still don't make it past the lobby, but they do allow for photo ops! The middle photos (of its a small world and DL's hub) show our tour guide, Esteban. It was clear that he loves his job! He told us stories that were not part of the script, but are shared among CMs. When he told us the story of when Walt died, he had to stop several times because he was so choked up it was hard to speak. The next day we even saw Esteban in the park with a friend on his day off! But, the highlight of the tour was the visit to Walt's apartment (bottom photos). Anyone who loves this park knows that Walt had a private apartment located over the Fire Station on Main Street. Since Walt died, the lamp in the window has been kept on in his honor. But, until now, Guests were not allowed inside. As you can see, the furnishings were chosen by Lillian. There was a kitchenette and bathroom straight out of the 60's! We weren't allowed to take photos, but the CMs do take a group photo for you. It was an amazing experience & I would recommend this tour to any of you!