Florida, May 2014, Pt. IV – EPCOT

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EPCOT

Wikipedia will give you an overview if you don’t know what it is.  Theme parks are a business phenomena to behold.  Mind-boggling.  EPCOT alone had 11,229,000 visitors in 2013.  This document enlightens.  Entry tickets are $35-$94 per day, mostly in the upper end.  Suppose visitors spent as much as $100/day/person, including food and souvenirs, not including lodging and meals outside.  That would be annual revenue of $1,122,900,000.  Over a billion.  Well, there is a lot of maintenance.  😉

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My go-to lens was the 18-55mm (18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AF-S DX VR NIKKOR Zoom Lens). There is nothing like bright, cloudless, Florida daylight to supplement the amateur photographer.

I HIGHLY recommend the Living with the Land tour (included with admission) and the Behind the Seeds side tour ($20 extra and one of the best $20 I ever spent).

(See the link to OneDrive photos at the end of this post for lots more on the Seeds tour.)

EPCOT is part of Disney World.

EPCOT is part of Disney World.

Dusk at EPCOT.

Dusk at EPCOT.

Fireworks EVERY night.

Fireworks EVERY night.

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No tripod. Thank goodness for the concept of abstract art.

G'nite all.

G’nite all.

View extra EPCOT photos, mostly the Behind the Seeds tour, via OneDrive here.

Here are a couple of videos if you haven’t had enough yet.

Women Taiko drummers at the Japanese Pavilion:

Spirit of America Fife and Drum Corps:

Enjoy.

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About JohnRH

Retired, avid winter skier, avid reader, traveler (avidly). :)
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