By Andrew Kiste
Editor’s Note: This article is Andrew’s interpretation of the history behind different sections of the Jungle Cruise attraction. No one knows exactly what the inspiration behind the design was except the Disney Imagineers who built it, so this article shouldn’t be taken as Disney fact, but how one man interprets it through research. His sources are listed below the article.
I have two significant hobbies in my life: history and Walt Disney World. I enjoyed history so much as a teenager, that I decided to devote my life to the study of history by becoming a historian and passing my knowledge and love of the past down to young people. Because my love of Walt Disney World is so strong, I find it interesting to look at various attractions and lands throughout the resort from a historical perspective. [Read more…]