Wednesday, October 26, 2016

DDW Pic 1877. Narcoossee's

Narcoossee's is one of the best restaurants on Disney property, with excellent food and great views. You won't see it in this photo, because I was standing on the outside deck of the building overlooking Seven Seas Lagoon. This one view allows you to see Space Mountain, Bay Lake Tower, and The Contemporary, as well as several watercraft.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

DDW Pic 1876. Boardwalk

The Boardwalk Resort is one of my favorites to set up a remote office, and work from my iPad for a few hours. There are many great places to sit, and good spots to grab coffee or a bite to eat. As I walked into the lobby today, I took a closer look at this giant chandelier. I've walked under it numerous times, but never realized how impressive it was. The horses are nearly actual size and each one has a mermaid style backend.

DDW Pic 1875. The Seas

The Seas
It is always fun to visit The Seas with Nemo and Friends at Epcot. This aquarium has 5.7 million gallons of water, which makes it the second largest in the country. I have taken many shots of this large "hidden Mickey, but this one taken a few days ago may be the first with a diver standing on Mickey's head.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

DDW Pic 1874. Fireworks

Last night, we had dinner at Coronado Springs. As we were getting ready to leave, we heard fireworks going off nearby. When we got outside, I realized they were from the nearby Star Wars show at Hollywood Studios. Although we couldn't hear the music accompaniment, we had a great view of the fireworks. I took this unique shot with the resort bus driving by.

DDW Pic 1873. Festival Center

Festival Center 
The old Wonders of Life pavilion at Epcot closed more than a decade ago. However, this impressive dome-shaped structure continues to be used for festivals and other special events. I visited yesterday, during the Food and Wine Festival, and took this shot of the inside of the dome.

Friday, October 21, 2016

DDW Pic 1872. Yeti

One of the best themed areas in any Disney park is around Expedition Everest in Animal Kingdom. Many of the items displayed in the queue were actually obtained at roadside stands in the Himalayas. Even the gift shop is filled with elaborate details, including this Yeti "display" in the center of the store.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

DDW Pic 1871. Balou

Although Balou is a beloved Disney character who has been around for a long time, he has become an even bigger star with the popularity of the recent  "live action" Jungle Book movie. Of course, he can be found greeting guests at Animal Kingdom. I took this shot yesterday, shortly after he emerged from a backstage area.