Today was the first day of the 2011 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival! For the first time ever, Pixar is now part of the Festival (below, left). Woody and Buzz are at the main entrance (below, right) and should be joined soon by Lotso Huggin’ Bear.
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A quick Magic Kingdom update from this mornings visit. New crypts have been added to the Haunted Mansion interactive queue that is being built (below left and right), they are visible only from the Mark Twain and look amazing! The queue will be longer and zig-zag past these new elements before entering the Mansion.
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We spent the day at Epcot and the Magic Kingdom yesterday, but the highlight for me was seeing the new changes in the Haunted Mansion! New projections have replaced the audio-animatronics and older projections, but we were told this is temporary/transitional (below, left and right). So we’ll see if anything else happens, I definitely would like to see them keep the ghost that sits with you in the Doom Buggy!
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We made a stop at Disney’s Pop Century Resort yesterday to see the progress on Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, which is set to open in summer of 2012 as Disney’s newest value resort offering (below, left). Originally slated to be the Disney’s Pop Century Legendary Years, you can see that the years are still attached to the main building (below, right).
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Today was another picture perfect day in central Florida so we decided to check out what was happening at The Magic Kingdom! We boarded the Walt Disney World Railroad to check out the progress on Mickey’s Toontown Fair when we noticed that Mickey and Minnie Mouse were greeting guests in Frontierland (below left) in addition to Tomorrowland (click HERE for photos & video). We stopped at the Frontierland station to get covergae of this popular twosome! (below, right).
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Today we have a lot to cover from The Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Pleasure Island. Mickey’s Toontown Fair (below, left) is now closed for good, though we do have video and photos from the last day! Donald’s Boat, the S.S. Miss Daisy can be seen above the fence from the Walt Disney World Railroad (below, right). Mickey’s Toontown Fair will be replaced with the Storybook Circus area of Fantasyland.
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