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    Contemporary Construction, Toy Story Mania, Hybrid Bus, etc. pics by Denise

    I spent a LOT of time just having fun in the parks (and surrounding resort area) this past week with friends, but I did get some photos in too. Some I posted already here:

    http://micechat.com/forums/showthrea...ise-90632.html


    I have a new update here:

    http://www.mousesteps.com/index.php?...d=34&Itemid=65



    Some larger:


    We took an hour long pontoon boat ride (wonderful and relaxing) and I took a handful of CR pics:











    The 4 of us were treated to a hybrid bus ride (it was testing, and not open for regular guests - but the driver offered since we showed an interest in the bus). I had put up pics last year of a different hybrid - both were being tested at Fort Wilderness.:









    A bird near River Country:






    Toy Story Mania:





    Epcot (I didn't have my tripod with me, so I had to find places to stand the camera):






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    Re: Contemporary Construction, Toy Story Mania, Hybrid Bus, etc. pics by Denise

    Thanks for the pictures, Denise. I really love the shot of Italy through the plans!
    I seem to be the only one who doesn't absolutely hate the plans for the DVC tower. To me, it doesn't look that much worse than the Contemporary itself. Aside from the "A" frame, I always thought the building was pretty boring and ugly. Is the tower supposed to be much taller than the hotel?

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    Re: Contemporary Construction, Toy Story Mania, Hybrid Bus, etc. pics by Denise

    I believe the bird is an anhinga, a type of comorant
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    Re: Contemporary Construction, Toy Story Mania, Hybrid Bus, etc. pics by Denise

    Very nice pictures!

    The hybrid bus was in the NYC area not too long ago. It is supposedly on a 'world' tour.



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    Re: Contemporary Construction, Toy Story Mania, Hybrid Bus, etc. pics by Denise

    Quote Originally Posted by kirbilicious View Post
    Thanks for the pictures, Denise. I really love the shot of Italy through the plans!
    I seem to be the only one who doesn't absolutely hate the plans for the DVC tower. To me, it doesn't look that much worse than the Contemporary itself. Aside from the "A" frame, I always thought the building was pretty boring and ugly. Is the tower supposed to be much taller than the hotel?
    I don't really like the new section yet, but I'll wait until it's done to say one way or the other. I've been wrong before. I think the new section is supposed to be taller than the tower (and I'm wondering if it will still be called a tower after that).


    Quote Originally Posted by WDW Monorail View Post
    Very nice pictures!

    The hybrid bus was in the NYC area not too long ago. It is supposedly on a 'world' tour.

    Is it being toured as a Disney bus, or just a Wachovia hybrid? It was really nice, and I was surprised when the driver offered us a ride in it.


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    I believe the bird is an anhinga, a type of comorant
    Thanks, I don't know anything about birds! I will look that up.
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    Re: Contemporary Construction, Toy Story Mania, Hybrid Bus, etc. pics by Denise

    Here is a photo of the hybrid from last year (I can't believe I got to see and ride both, they weren't around long):

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    Re: Contemporary Construction, Toy Story Mania, Hybrid Bus, etc. pics by Denise

    Quote Originally Posted by kirbilicious View Post
    Thanks for the pictures, Denise. I really love the shot of Italy through the plans!
    Oh - and thanks! It didn't come out like I wanted, but I also didn't have my tripod (I put the camera on the fence, I believe).
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    Re: Contemporary Construction, Toy Story Mania, Hybrid Bus, etc. pics by Denise

    Great pics as always!
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    Re: Contemporary Construction, Toy Story Mania, Hybrid Bus, etc. pics by Denise

    Man that second bus looks massively long. Are they quiet? That would be awesome if the buses were as quiet as say a Prius, especially at Fort Wilderness.

    It appears that the new Contemporary tower is almost half way up. If I'm counting right, it's about seven (in one picture) or eight (in the other picture) floors so far. So, only eight or nine more to go (according to Wikipedia).
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    Re: Contemporary Construction, Toy Story Mania, Hybrid Bus, etc. pics by Denise

    Disney just announce the tower for Pete's sake! lol
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    Re: Contemporary Construction, Toy Story Mania, Hybrid Bus, etc. pics by Denise

    Move along...nothing to see here.
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    Re: Contemporary Construction, Toy Story Mania, Hybrid Bus, etc. pics by Denise

    Thanks Denise. I really appreciate your updates!

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    Re: Contemporary Construction, Toy Story Mania, Hybrid Bus, etc. pics by Denise

    Quote Originally Posted by nbodyhome View Post
    I don't really like the new section yet, but I'll wait until it's done to say one way or the other. I've been wrong before. I think the new section is supposed to be taller than the tower (and I'm wondering if it will still be called a tower after that).



    I don't really like it either but I also don't hate it. I just don't think it looks much worse than the Contemporary.

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    Re: Contemporary Construction, Toy Story Mania, Hybrid Bus, etc. pics by Denise

    Quote Originally Posted by nbodyhome View Post
    Is it being toured as a Disney bus, or just a Wachovia hybrid? It was really nice, and I was surprised when the driver offered us a ride in it.
    No it is not a Disney Transportation bus. The Wachovia Bus is a product of Designline. Similar models were used in the 2000 Olympics and may also be used in the 2008 Olympics.

    This is not to say that WDW will not be using these types of vehicles. But currently, WDW does not operate Designline manufactred busses.

    It was very nice of the driver to let you ride.



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    Re: Contemporary Construction, Toy Story Mania, Hybrid Bus, etc. pics by Denise

    Thank you Denise For your picture allway.

    HImm May be the bus Drive let you ride so you post on a web site.

    So Disney would buy the bus.
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