Seeing the Beautiful Mosaic Murals at Cinderella’s Castle

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Walking through the Cinderella Castle into Fantasyland.

The mosaic murals at Cinderella Castle walk through are lovely. They tell Cinderella’s story of finding true love.

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The 5 Cinderella Castle murals line the corridor on the right.

There are five mosaic murals that line the wall along the corridor that passes through the Cinderella Castle, each measuring fifteen feet high and ten feet wide.

Installing the mural, 1970.

Installing the murals, 1970.

These murals took 2 years to install!

These murals took 2 years to install! One million bits and pieces of glass laid by hand!

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Those shiny yellow tiles are real 22K GOLD!

The mosaic murals took over one million hand cut and shaped pieces of glass, bits of real gold and silver, and numerous “jewels” to complete.

More than 500 glass colors were used in the designs and the entire process took two years to complete.

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Cinderella’s going to the Prince’s Ball with the help of her Fairy Godmother’s magic.

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If the shoe fits….

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True love…and they lived happily ever after! 🙂

The Cinderella Castle is the crown jewel of Walt Disney World. 🙂

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The Partners statue in front of the Cinderella Castle

Throwback Thursday:  1996 Visiting the Cinderella Castle for the second time!

#TBT Our Throwback Thursday: 1996 
Visiting the Cinderella Castle for the second time!  Beautiful!!!

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Adventure Book Cover

Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

Lions and Tigers and Strollers, Oh My!

This is not Caroline’s first time in the Disney College Program. Along with her sister, she was previously accepted into the program a few years earlier.  Back in Colorado, Caroline was wishing for a little more pixie dust to brighten up her life.  On a whim, she decides to apply to the exclusive Disney Alumni Summer Program.

Now that she’s back, things get wild.

Wild, as in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, where Caroline is assigned to work in Stroller Rental.  While not the most glamorous position in the park, it’s often ground zero for humanity at its best and at its worst.

While Caroline makes many “Magical Moments” for deserving guests whose pixie dust has gone temporarily sideways, she also receives magical moments of her own through the friendships she makes, going to Disney cast member exclusive events, and all the spectacular dining opportunities at Disney World.

Caroline tells all – from the ins and outs of Disney’s secret training class called Traditions; to learning how to be a happy cast member during on-the-job training; to what it’s like to interact with fellow cast members and the guests who are ready to explore the most magical place on earth.

Join Caroline as she takes you on a wild ride through her adventures in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. But be careful, it’s a jungle out there!

Available now at Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle formats. Published by Theme Park Press.

Book link on Amazon.com:  Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

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Caroline working at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

About the Author:

Caroline’s love for all things Disney, and desire to grow up to be a Disney princess, is the reason she always wanted to work for Disney.  Her dream came true working as a cast member at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Caroline is the co-author of the book, Two Girls and a Mouse Tale, about her adventures working at Disney World with her sister.

She is currently a 7th grade middle school Social Studies teacher in Colorado.

Daily blog link:  https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

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Welcome to Disney’s Animal Kingdom!

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