Sleeping Beauty Castle

The description I wrote that accompanied my last picture of Sleeping Beauty Castle provoked some interesting responses, so I figured I'd post these quotes that I stumbled upon today to accompany this shot:


"Herb Ryman once told me that Walt wanted a big Castle [for Disneyland] but could not afford it. His first rendering that Walt directed showed something much grander. I wonder what the bankers thought when they showed up and saw the final." ~Eddie Sotto, Former Imagineer (




Our Honeymoon Walt Disney World Trip Report is now posted. It contains 500 photos, the vast majority of which will never appear on Flickr. Please go check it out by clicking here!


This week's TouringPlans Foto Face-off is a "Food Fight!" It should be a good one, so to toss your food-photo into the fight head on over to the "Foto Face-off Friday" discussion on the TouringPlans Flickr Group!


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Taken on August 19, 2010