Howdy from Disney’s Hollywood Studios! We’re coming to you from Walt Disney World after an evening full of tornado watches, although fortunately we’re solely feeling slight after results of the storms. We’ll even be heading over to Disney’s Animal Kingdom later within the day. With all of that being established, there’s a busy day in retailer, so let’s get going.
Upon arriving to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, the Skyliner wasn’t operational as a result of thunderstorms having not too long ago moved via the realm.
Hollywood Boulevard wasn’t bursting with sunshine, although the moist surfaces and cloudy skies made for a stunning morning scene.
We determined to make Toy Story Land one in all our first stops of the day whereas the park was nonetheless comparatively quiet.
Whereas there’s been discuss not too long ago of building resuming on the future residence of Roundup Rodeo BBQ, little has been seen at the site in nearly a yr past some slight exterior modifications which have amounted to little in the best way of significant change.
Nonetheless, one good change we noticed in Toy Story Land was the substitute of the ‘burnt’ decal on the Play Household Camper. The up to date decal (above) changed the charred model that was current all of final yr (under).
We made it over to Grand Avenue early sufficient to catch the realm in an empty state, forward of its standard crowding of friends ready to enter PizzeRizzo.
On the finish of Sundown Boulevard, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror had a brief — and becoming — 13 minute wait early this morning. Naturally, that wait would balloon to 45 minutes because the day progressed.
Later within the morning, Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway could be residence to one of many longest traces within the park, because it usually is.
Whereas For the First Time in Perpetually: A Frozen Sing-Alongside Celebration returned to The Hyperion in October to assist distribute friends and supply extra choices within the park, it represents the one present inside Disney’s Hollywood Studios to take action.
Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular stays shuttered endlessly to the closure. The identical appears to be true for Magnificence and the Beast – Reside on Stage which has remained closed, even after the short-term substitute Disney Society Orchestra was given the axe in early October.
Trials of the Temple has equally remained closed, though it did a lot much less in the best way of pulling friends away from the busier sights.
Fortunately, Star Excursions has rescinded its surcharge that was in place last week.
In different Star Wars information, we did our greatest not to attract the ire of Stormtroopers inside Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance.
At Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities, this child Sarlacc is one other creature we didn’t want to cross paths with, so we stored issues transferring again to the entrance of the park.
Just a few hours after we arrived, Hollywood Boulevard was a lot brighter and bustling with exercise than after we arrived. Regardless, it was time to make our approach to Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
For many who aren’t conscious, the park has a actually large tree within the middle of it.
Paying homage to that giant tree is that this actually small model which is part of a trinket tray to carry, properly, no matter small objects you’d prefer it to.
We had been fortunate sufficient to reach simply in time for the Winged Encounters – The Kingdom Takes Flight demonstration, which entails over a dozen giant birds flying round in unison, and infrequently scaring friends with their low altitude.
Exterior of Island Mercantile, a brand new 2021 pressed penny might be discovered, which joins an earlier Tree of Life 2021 penny which debuted just after the first of the year.
Again within the Africa continent, shared pathways are nonetheless in use as Gorilla Falls Exploration Trails undergoes some construction.
Heading out of Asia, we caught a pair flotillas with a few of our favourite characters, together with Mickey, Pluto, Donald, and Daisy.
Timon, nonetheless, determined to be the star of the present, flexing his many strikes as his pontoon glided alongside.
Very similar to the exhibits at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, the theaters in Disney’s Animal Kingdom are nonetheless closed, together with Theater within the Wild which homes Discovering Nemo: The Musical.
If lacking leisure isn’t sufficient, we after all have closed sights that are anticipated to be dismantled as permits are filed for work on the permanently closed ride and some track has already been removed.
Lastly, we end our day outdoors of Chester and Hester’s Dinosaur Treasures, the constructing which this enjoyable artwork is hooked up to. The upcoming extinction of the dinosaurs feels rather a lot just like the what is going on in Chester and Hester’s Dino-Rama, for which the elimination of Primeval Whirl looks like step one in lots of to altering the land into — properly, who is aware of what.
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