Not much to report from my "quality control" walk around EPCOT Center today tuesday the 7th Aug.
-The park was very uncrowded.
-The Wand continues to come down, with 2/3rds of the tower still to be dismantled. SE is already looking much better... and would look even better if they had taken the little stars off it's surface, but that has not happened yet.
-At 3pm.. all rides that offer Fastpass had ridiculous waittimes... Soarin' at 90 mins, M:S at 60 mins, Maelstrom at 40 mins.. Yet the non-FP rides had less than a few minutes wait times.. with new new Nemo being a walk on and Grand Fiesta Velveetta a mere 3 mins. FP must go so lines can move again at a brisk and steady pace.
-The former Millenium Village pavillion in between UK and Canada has been repainted on the outside front facade and now resembles the archways and pillars found at TDL's World Bazaar. No more psychodelic colors there, thank God.
-Preparations for the Wine and Food Festival are underway with several areas of the World Showcase gardens boarded up for the event. Same old same old... here.
-You guys gotta try the Chinese slushes on sale at "Joy of Tea" outside the China Showcase... The mango one in particualr is pretty deelicious!
On a final note.. It's nice to see the former Mausoleum photo sale Legacy area now gone and cleared of all that photo studio-like equipment and registers. I can only hope those Cms were transfered to MK's Custodial dept... (I can dream, can't I?) If only the Mausoleum itself was on it's way out forever...
On a separate note... and in regards to MGM, look for new lighting and (probably new glitter chips) to be installed at MGM's BAH in the near future. The hurricanes of 04 left the BAH bare in the glitter dept and NOW! 3 yrs later... Disney is finally going to fix this situation... Personally, they could fix the hub at MGM by removing the BAH altogether... but that's just my opinion...