|Disney's Beach Club Resort|
|Confectionery Carousel in the Christmas Decor Located in the Lobby of Disney's Beach Club Resort|
|A Horse Named Holiday on the Christmas Gingerbread Carousel at Disney's Beach Club Resort|
|A Horse Named Pixie on the Christmas Gingerbread Carousel in the Lobby of Disney's Beach Club Resort|
Here we have a milk chocolate equine specimen named Jingle. He is decked out in a saddle of traditional green and red colors with peppermints, candy canes and red poinsettias. He also wears a white poinsettia on his forehead. His "shoes" are even made to look like peppermint. Mickey and Minnie Mouse characters are located on the floor or platform near his hooves.
|A Horse Named Jingle on the Christmas Gingerbread Carousel at Disney's Beach Club Resort|
|Snofia on the Christmas Gingerbread Carousel at Disney's Beach Club Resort|
Here is another shot of Snofia and you can see that her character is Donald Duck.
|Carousel Horse Named Snofia|
Appearing somewhat larger than the others, the final horse, which is prancing not on, but beside, the carousel and amid the poinsettias. This horse is obviously the leader of the group. His name is, most appropriately, Captain. As you can see he is a swashbuckling pirate.The proud horse has all the familiar pirate trappings, including a skull and cross-bones, a sword and a leather pouch. There is even a picture of Pirate Mickey Mouse on the side of his amazingly realistic looking leather saddle.
Of course, Captain represents Captain Jack Sparrow, another proud pirate, from the ride/attraction "Pirates of the Caribbean" located in many of the Disney theme parks, including Walt Disney World, Disneyland California and Disneyland Paris.
. The ride is the inspiration for the wildly popular Pirates of the Caribbean and its several sequels, starring Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow. The ride was updated a few years ago, after the movies came out. It now includes animated figures of Captain Jack Sparrow(Johnny Depp) in several different areas throughout the ride.
We seldom miss riding the Pirates of the Caribbean when visiting the park. We have been to see all the movies and own all of them on DVD. I located a good video of the ride at Walt Disney World posted on Youtube. It is a good representation of the ride and has had almost 189,000 views to date. I am including the link, if you would like to check the ride out and see the animated Jack Sparrow(Johnny Depp), just for fun at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=who_zRwVZ0A.
Here is the pirate horse, Captain:
|The Proud Horse, Captain, at Disney's Beach Club Resort|
The following picture is one of a confectionery "poster" listing the ingredients, including "2013" pieces of gingerbread, which went in to constructing this wonderful Gingerbread Carousel. At the bottom of the list, it tells of the Characters to look for, as well as 14 hidden Mickeys. I did not get pictures of all the hidden Mickeys, unfortunately.
|Poster at the Gingerbread Carousel|
Here is another ocean themed candy sculpture:
|Ocean Themed Candy Sculpture at Disney's Beach Resort|
Still another candy and gingerbread creation of a lighthouse:
|Candy and Gingerbread Lighthouse at Disney's Beach Resort|
The walkway leading away from the resort and to the next stop on our "Christmas Resort Hop Tour":
|Christmas at the Resort|
I have had so much fun reliving the memories from our visit to Disney's Beach Club Resort and I hope you have enjoyed your visit too!