Podcast Episode 78: Wonders of Life Part II

Welcome to Episode 78 of the RetroWDW Podcast: Wonder of Life Part II – We appreciate your support and hope you have been enjoying each and every episode. Be sure to check out some of our previous shows from over the years. We have visited multiple parks, resorts, and just about everything else in between. Thank you so much for joining us for more, Wonders of Life. In this episode, we get into the various attractions...Read More...

Is the Magic Kingdom Toll Plaza arch from Wonders of Life? Let us find the Truth…

Note: On the upcoming RetroWDW Podcast Episode 78 – Wonders of Life Part II we discuss the arches, but it didn’t seem right to just share our findings in the podcast. This article is a companion to this episode and will prep you for the upcoming discussion which may be hard to follow at times! We’ve all heard the story of how the Wonders of Life (WOL) entrance arch was repurposed as the Magic Kingdom Toll...Read More...

Podcast Episode 77: Wonders of Life Part I

Our main topic this month is all about Wonders of Life. With this being Part I, we are just going to scratch the surface about all this pavilion and attraction had to offer. This pavilion is actually still around, the golden dome that is next to Mission: Space, Guardians of the Galaxy, and it also served as a festival center from time to time over the years. How is leading us here in our journey through…Read More...

EPCOT Film Tour

Many EPCOT Center attractions featured original films. This week, we are pleased to share a few of these from around the park! The main attraction in the Canadian World Showcase Pavilion is the Circle-Vision theater. The film “O Canada” was a 360 degree tour of Canada and its history. Our recording is of the “front” screen as seen in 1992.   Headed back into Future World, a film called “Symbiosis” played in the Harvest Theater. This...Read More...

Restored video: Wonders of Life Wonder Cycle (1992)

The EPCOT Wonders of Life pavilion featured the Wonder Cycles, stationary bikes with an attached CRT touch screen. Guests could chose from a few different places to take a bike ride, and then the video would speed up or slow down depending on how fast they pedaled. This video features a quick ride through Disneyland.Read More...