Yesterday we went to Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort (below, left) to see the beautiful Easter Egg Display in the lobby (below, right). This is the first year of the lobby display, though the decorated eggs have been placed in restaurants during the Easter holiday for the last 15 years. Each egg is hollow milk chocolate, weighing 9 – 12 pounds and is 16 – 20 inches tall!
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I spent the day with friends on Saturday, taking some time to get photos and video of changes to the Magic Kingdom since we were last there. The first stop was the Haunted Mansion (below, left), which has added directional signs showing the way to the “scenic route” and the “direct route” (below, right), depending on whether you want to see the interactive queue or not.
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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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Mickey’s Toontown Fair has closed forever to make way for the Fantasyland expansion, but we spent the last few hours on Friday enjoying this land before the walls went up around it for good. We entered Mickey’s Toontown Fair by train (below, left) and took a couple of last rides on Goofy’s Barnstormer (below, right), which will be rethemed as The Great Goofini as part of the expansion (below, right).
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We stopped by Epcot (below, left) yesterday to see if the 2011 Flower and Garden Festival preparations were underway, and they are! The beautiful flower quilt was planted in the last couple of days (below, right). This years festival will feature seventy five Disney character topiaries, the most ever including many newcomers from Disney/Pixar!
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