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Werner Weiss

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Werner Weiss is the Curator of Yesterland, the ultimate collection of Disney theme park past attractions. You'll find his handiwork featured on MiceChat every Friday.
Whether you’re looking for a meal, dessert, or both, you’ll enjoy the atmosphere and nostalgia at the Carnation Ice Cream Parlor and Restaurant. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Carnation Ice Cream Parlor and Restaurant When you are done reading, please leave...
Even though you’re human, King Triton invites you to visit his garden. You may even have a chance to snap a photo with his daughter and to get her autograph. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Triton’s Garden When you are done...
Before you head to the theater’s queue, take a few minutes to admire the mural that covers the otherwise plain building. The biggest figure on the mural is Queen Califia. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Golden Dreams When you are done...
“Greetings from California, where you can find everything under the sun, is the quintessential Disney’s California Adventure™ park shopping experience where Guests can discover souvenirs, mementos, and take home lots of Disney memories.” Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Greetings from...
A pair of pachyderms is precariously perched atop pillars on polychromatic pedestals. Passages for pedestrians perforate those pedestals. The portal promises picture production. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Hollywood Pictures Backlot Elephants When you are done reading, please leave your comments...
Five dollars buys a reserved seat for an Angels baseball game, followed by a five-hour private party at Disneyland. You won’t even need those pesky “A” through “E” tickets because all attractions are included. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Angels-Disneyland...
Welcome to the Tomorrowland Light & Power Co. The main sign just reads “Video Arcade,” but if you look carefully below the large arched window, you’ll see the other name “chiseled” into the surface. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Tomorrowland...
It’s 2005 at Yester California Adventure. The “Happiest Homecoming On Earth,” celebrating the 50th anniversary of the park across the esplanade, isn’t limited to the older park. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Block Party Bash When you are done reading, please...
Does anyone miss (or even remember) the “Under New Management” version of Florida’s Tiki Room? Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Enchanted Tiki Room—Under New Management When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.
L.A. Cinema Storage isn’t a storage warehouse, but it’s themed as one. Old movie props line the higher parts of the walls and hang from the roof supports. But where you can reach things, it’s a store. Read the YESTERLAND...
Eureka! - The California Adventure Parade brings the diverse ethnicity and cultures of California to you at Yester California Adventure. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Eureka! - The California Adventure Parade When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.
Disney’s all new theme park, located right next door to Disneyland park, opens February 8, 2001. Visit the Preview Center in the Main Street Opera House building on Main Street, U.S.A. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: California Adventure Preview...
Are you hungry for a tuna sandwich, a tuna burger, or a hot tuna pie? Then plan to eat at the Pirate Ship. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Chicken of the Sea Pirate Ship When you are done reading, please leave...
Is Pixar even a legitimate theme for a land? After all, Pixar is not a genre, a location, or a particular period of time. It’s an animation studio that has made a lot of very good movies, each with...
Wow! Yester California Adventure has truly unique theme park attractions—like this seven-minute film providing a “behind-the-scenes introduction” to winegrowing. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Seasons of the Vine When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.
It’s 1996 at Yesterland. This is your last chance to see the beloved Main Street Electrical Parade. After delighting guests since 1972, with just a few years off to give other parades a chance, it’s “glowing away”—forever—later this year. Read...
How about Swift’s Premium Roast Prime Rib of Beef au Jus? Or maybe Swift’s Premium New York Cut Sirloin Steak? Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Red Wagon Inn When you are done reading, please leave your comments below.
We’ve updated The Hall of Presidents with a new President—George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States. You were expecting someone else? Sorry. This is Yester World, not Today World. Well, to tell the truth, this Yesterland article...
For the most part, this park is all about putting you into detailed environments that immerse you in another place and time. Sorry, folks. Mickey’s Toontown Fair Train Station is an exception to that rule. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE:...
It’s 1966 at Yesterland. Fantasy on Parade is starting. Let’s watch from a spot across from the INA Carefree Corner, the guest registration lobby sponsored by INA (Insurance Company of North America). Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Fantasy on Parade,...