Mwisho wa Januari

at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Wednesday 31 January 2018

Following Giraffe Row 49 to Everest

Giraffe Row 49

Following Mr Toad’s Wild Tram Ride, the approach to the bag check:

approach the entrance

Oasis ibis:

ibis at the Oasis

Been eating shrimp?

Spoonbill

Pretty Perch

perching macaws

No-one may enter the Animal Kingdom without photographing the Tree of Life.

Tree of Life

Pandora flora in the Valley of Mo’ara

Pandora flora

Closer

closer to the flora

You must be this enthusiastic to inhabit Pandora.

Na'vi

Meanwhile, in Harambe behind bars…

a grate view

You bet your Aspro it’s really true medicine.

Aspro is really true medicine

Anything to declare?

Customs & Clearance

It’s artistic because it’s tilted.

leaning tower of Harambe

But don’t even think about parking your livestock in front of this wall.

hakuna ruhusa ya kufunga mifugo mbele ya ukuta huu

Booking Office of the Harambe Train Station. No booking required or possible.

Window Closed x 2

But we can board the

Eastern Star Railway

At the Conservation Station station

Cut it out, gator.

cut-out croc

“This way to my Planet Watch”

Rafiki

They’ve been waiting for us.

at Conservation Station

floored

Home of the Flying Tricycle

airborne with 3 wheels

Back at Harambe, you may need to use the station facilities. Just pick a door and test your pot luck.

vyombo vya stesheni

Just post no bills.

hakuna matangazo

Over in Asia…

the Caravan Stage, former home of Flights of Wonder, is being refurbished for our future enjoyment.

Caravan Stage

Now he’s the king of the swingers, oh, the jungle VIP

King Louie

He really doesn’t wanna be like me, though.

The ever-visible ToL and the Harambe bridge seen from the Asia bridge.

a view from a bridge

I didn’t really feel that much like octopus anyway.

Sorry, not serving at this time

The birds who hang out at Flame Tree BBQ are at their most lovable when you are not trying to eat there.

heron

No-one may visit Flame Tree BBQ without photographing Expedition Everest across the water.

across the water: Expedition Everest

The only thing better than macaws is more macaws.

Scarlet Macaws

Somewhere a wallaby is waiting.

Wallabia

And he can sit there motionless longer than you can stand there waiting for him to do something.

An excellent conclusion to an Animal Kingdom afternoon is a Lamu Libation (Starr African Rum, Cruzan Banana Rum, Guava Purée, with Orange, Lime, and Pineapple Juices topped with Gosling’s 151 Rum) in the Nomad Lounge.

Lamu Libation

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