Walt Disney World's "EPCOT"

by Brenda Nelson March. 01, 2013 2511 views

Today was our final day and we spent it at EPCOT. I know these posts have been enormously long, but they are more for me to save the memories and for our family to see what we've done each day. I promise to post a single photo in the future!

Spaceship Earth is the symbol of EPCOT (Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow).

This is the depot where we caught buses to all the different locations iin WDW

Inside Spaceship Earth is an attraction about the history and future of human communication. They take your photo during the ride, then add it to the scenario that you select. Here we are blasting off into space!

The Living Seas is filled with the creatures of the ocean, including this beautiful but poisonous lionfish

It's hard to believe that this is a living animal!

One of our favorites in EPCOT is “Journey Into Imagination” with “Figment”

This is the “Figment” of your imagination!

“OLD - it sure beats DEAD”

This has become a tradition in our family to take a photo of ourselves reflected in the entry of “Imagination”! Today, the light didn't work with us!

Today was either partly to mostly cloudy, so the skies were really pretty at times.

“Mission Space” was a really cool ride to Mars

“Apollo 13” star Gary Senise was our mission commander and trainer

Monsters University

These guys were the highlight of the day - the “Jammitors”, instead of the janitors, because they played percussion on all the janitors' cans and lids and brooms

At the end, they finished by throwing their drum sticks in the air! Larry posted a cool video of The Jammitors [facebook.com] in action!

“The American Adventure” always gives me chills and make me proud to be an American!

This ensemble is called “The Voices of Liberty” and they have an amazing acapella sound. Here they're singing “The Star Spangled Banner” [facebook.com]

Benjamin Franklin and Mark Twain take us on the animatronic tour of the US history. (We're not allowed to use ANY flash photography inside these venues.)

“Lady and the Tramp” in live topiaries

I thought this group of chefs going into the Smokehouse Barbeque & Beer place was hysterical

The French masters during the Renaissance

Look at those clouds over the French section of the World Showcase!

Elvis and Cinderella? Maybe Elvis and (Southern) Belle?

Larry started yelling, “Eagle, eagle, eagle”! When we looked up, a real bald eagle was flying over the EPCOT marketplace! I don't think anyone saw it but us!

This is where the eagle was earlier in the day

The finale to the evening is a huge event called “Illuminations” - a $30,000 fireworks show presented nightly by Siemans.

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Marilyn Grimble 8 years, 4 months ago

Great scroll down ... I love the place and have visited twice.
The last time for my nephew's wedding in the year 2000.

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Thomas Thompson 8 years, 4 months ago

Great set love the clouds and the rest of the set well done

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John Parsons 8 years, 4 months ago

Great set from great adventure - love the topiaries...

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Marsha 8 years, 4 months ago

Oh boy...what a place! So intriguing, so much to see, do, and shoot! Thanks for sharing these wonderful captures and bringing me some memories :)

8 years, 4 months ago Edited
Gillian Parsons 8 years, 4 months ago

Love lots of shots, Lady and the Tramp to my favs.

8 years, 4 months ago Edited
Sandra Vermeulen 8 years, 4 months ago

Oh my, Brenda, I don't know where to look first ...
[i](and that T-shirt ... hilarious)[/i]

8 years, 4 months ago Edited
Josy 8 years, 4 months ago

A walk as only two happy and blessed children can make it :))
I like the evocation of this cloudy Paris: we would imagine there !

8 years, 4 months ago Edited
Darlene Foster 8 years, 4 months ago

Looks like lots of fun!

8 years, 4 months ago Edited
Sara G 8 years, 4 months ago

Absolutely wonderful shots..thank you! I have never been but plan to go in the future..(waiting to take grandson when he's older I guess)..Still making plans to go to N Dakota this summer to volunteer at a state park there and one at a lake in S. Dakota..

8 years, 4 months ago Edited
Yves Monast 8 years, 4 months ago

cool place to visit hope you guys are having fun.....

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