50th Anniversary of Pirates of the Caribbean – Still Sailing Strong

By | 2017-03-18T18:16:56+00:00 March 18th, 2017|Categories: Disneyland Resort, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On its 50th anniversary, Pirates of the Caribbean is still sailing strong.  And, if the 50th anniversaries are the golden ones, then this is one of the best suited for Disneyland's famous attraction about ransacking pirates. [...]

Virtual Rides of Pirates of the Caribbean at Two Disneylands

By | 2017-03-18T18:34:45+00:00 March 18th, 2017|Categories: Disneyland Resort, Media, Parks, Shanghai Disney Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pirates of the Caribbean is celebrating its 50th anniversary at the original Disneyland.  What better way to celebrate than having virtual rides of two Pirates of the Caribbeans from the original Disneyland and the newest [...]

New Orleans Square 50th Anniversary – Sundays With DAPs

By | 2016-07-24T23:46:48+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCBCW4OdRj0 This last Sunday we took time for a small celebration for New Orleans Square's 50th Anniversary.  Part of our celebrating this momentous time was riding Pirates of the Caribbean and Haunted Mansion.  There was [...]

Ride and Music Mashups – Haunted Mansion and Big Thunder

By | 2015-07-14T09:37:33+00:00 July 13th, 2015|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Op Ed/Opinion|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I'm a huge fan of Disney park music.  Listening to soundtracks takes me to the respective rides that I enjoy.  I can place exactly where I'm at when I'm listening to certain musical cues.  It [...]

Knott’s Iron Reef Takes Guests Into Undersea Battle

By | 2015-05-13T15:45:01+00:00 May 13th, 2015|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Knott's Berry Farm|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Knott’s Berry Farm has made great use of an area of Boardwalk that has housed a couple of beloved attractions over the years.  The newest to go into the theme park is Voyage to the [...]

Disneyland's Innoventions – The Bottom Floor – Daps From the Past

By | 2015-02-09T17:05:42+00:00 February 9th, 2015|Categories: Archive, DAPs from the Past|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Innoventions is an ever changing attraction in Disneyland’s Tomorrowland.  Because of that there is much ground to cover on the history of the attraction.  For now, we’ll start on the ground floor. The attraction opened [...]

Epcot’s Maelstrom – Daps From the Past

By | 2017-03-01T08:29:58+00:00 September 12th, 2014|Categories: DAPs from the Past, DAPs Magic News, Guides|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Disney has recently announced that Maelstrom in the Norway pavilion at Epcot will give way to a Frozen themed attraction.  But, what is Maelstrom? The Maelstrom has been one of the most popular attractions at [...]