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New Paint & Patchwork at Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, Scrim Removed From Living With the Land, and More: EPCOT Photo Report (12/9/21)

Greetings from EPCOT!

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We started this gloomy day with our usual Monorail run to get an eye from the sky view of the current construction projects happening.

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Journey of Water is seeing a lot of progress as structures and walkways begin to take shape.

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Back on the ground, Guardians of The Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind received more patchwork and paint as the arms on the opposite side of the building and walls underneath receive fresh coats.

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The new Connections Cafe is also speeding along, as windows are almost finished installation, and a roofing portion is added to the corner of the building.

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Gateway Gifts near the entrance of the park had a few new Disney Parks collection jewelry items, all of which can be found in our daily merchandise roundup.

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Quite a few Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure items were restocked inside Creations, including Bump & Go Cars, shirts, keychains, and magnets.

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A bit more scoring is scattered around the Imagination pavilion, following new sections of pavement surfacing a few days prior.

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We had to stop in and wave to Mickey before moving on!

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Long wait times plague the holiday times annually, but we hopped aboard Living with the Land to find that all of the scrim had been removed from the attraction.

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In the attraction’s greenhouse area, new multicolored bulbs hang in the apple gourd section as part of Merry & Bright Nights holiday overlay.

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Heading into World Showcase, new “Joyful! A Celebration of the Season” banners hang in the promenade near the stage where 50th anniversary banners previously hung.

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Anna and Elsa continue to greet guests in Norway from a distance, but they can now be seen standing next to each other instead of at two separate areas at the pavilion.

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Scoring is still visible on the ground at Mitsukoshi in the Japan pavilion where the stamped concrete pavement is replaced.

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Les Vins Des Chefs De France booth in the France pavilion opened with a slightly higher price point and long lines.

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The Givenchy sign at Plume Et Palette in France has also been removed following the shop’s closure earlier this year.

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On our way out, we noticed one of the fountains near The Seas with Nemo & Friends and Journey of Water construction had been drained, though the other areas still contained water.

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