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    The Mickey and Friends structure was closed when I arrived so I made my way to the Toy Story lot, an extra 20 minute or so delay just to park for me.
    Frozen Fun ads inside the buses
    The information kiosk was open today. I rarely see the one on the other side open and I do not enter from this side that frequently.
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    The list of closures for today, getting shorter.
    The Downtown Disney sign is underwraps for some new paint.
    First stop today Disney California Adventure
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    Trolley Treats has some Cinderella inspired offerings.
    The first portion of Grizzly Peak Airfield opened today. Smokejumpers Grill replaced Taste Pilots Grill.
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    The guidemaps have been updated and Condor Flats is gone and absorbed into Grizzly Peak.
    The rockwork to the left is still being worked on.
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    New trash can logos in the area.
    Approaching the Smokejumpers Grill
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    A new light near Carthay Circle. I have a dedicated section/posting to the new restaurant and will only have a couple shots in this picture so be sure to visit that set to see all the great details.
    DCA waits around 1:20pm
    The park felt fairly crowded even though wait times were moderate.
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    Grizzly River Run has returned to operation after its annual refurbishment.
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    The walls have been pushed further down the trail now so you can watch the rafts.
    Is that a new railing on the far side/back of this picture.
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    The smoking area seemed busier than usual.
    Wonder if these trashcans will be updated to the new logo.
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    Part of the Bay Area is under refurbishment. Wonder if this area will be absorbed into GRR or the Pier at some point.
    The entrance arch to Paradise Pier is being refurbished.
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    World of Color returned last week, I plan to stay and watch tonight.
    The sneak peek of Cinderella is still playing in the Bugs Theater
    A quick look at the Smokejumpers Grill. Be sure to visit our extended section for more pictures.
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    The menu
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    A True Life Adventure movie poster
    The patch/logo for the group
    The door/windows toward Soarin are covered as work is still ongoing outside.
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    A quick look at some of the props inside.
    The trashcan design stayed the same but new writing.
    A wide shot of the ordering area.
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    Over the doorway
    The rockwork outside is starting to take shape. Also more new trees have been planted.
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    Looks like the new rocks will be right on top of the old ones.
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    Over to Disneyland. Spring has sprung in Town Square.
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    Main Street USA is alive with activity as always.
    The Castle is starting to receive the overlay for the 60th anniversary.
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    Disneyland waits around 2:07pm
    Passing by the Partners statue
    Sleeping Beauty Castle.
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    Two new projector hoousings/towers have been installed, one on each side of the castle. This is the one on the West side (left as you look at the castle)
    The turrets are in various stages of decorations. They are overlaying the blink/diamonds on top of the existing structure. Much like they do with the snow each holiday season.
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    Here you can see some of the shiner 60th and some areas that have yet to be covered.
    Over on the east side the new tower
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    A closer look at the new tower
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    A closer look at the overlay.
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    The new in the foreground and old in the background. Also you can see the covering on the right of the shot.
    The grotto area looks to be complete
    A closer look
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    An original area.
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    The tower on the west side again
    The bushes/trees have been trimmed and are now more or less level with the benches.
    On the backside you can see where they were cut.
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    Working around to the back side of the castle.
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    Peter Pan has several more weeks to go in the scheduled refurbishment.
    The rest of the Frozen snow has been removed from Fantasyland.
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    The Springtime Roundup has returned to the Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree. Here is how it is listed in the timesguide.
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    The egg decorators have returned again this year too.
    I will circle back to get more pictures of the eggs.
    In the center is a food stand as is the norm now.
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    I missed their name, but a trio provides the music for the Roundup.
    There are also a half dozen dancers that interact with guests.
    Checking out the Chuck Wagon Delights for spring.
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    Performing Arts groups are on the main stage in between sets.
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    An arts and crafts area to make your rabbit ears.
    The area had some guests but was not crowded.
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    Characters arriving for the bunny hop
    Thought the timing was great that a horse was being led backstage at the same time they were coming out for the Bunny hop
    Mr Easter Bunny
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    Rabbit from Winnie the Pooh and Pluto doing a rabbit impression round out the Bunny Hop group.
    A photo backdrop
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    Time for the Bunny Hop
    After the dance the Easter Bunny was ready to greet guests.
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    A couple video clips of the performance.
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    Roger Rabbit arriving for pictures
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    The highlight of the event for me is the egg artwork. Here is a look at some of the early creations this year.
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    The hitchhiking ghosts
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    The Cheshire Cat from Alice
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    From Monsters Inc.
    A trio from Up!
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    Hard at work creating the next egg.
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    Jessica Rabbit
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    Another attempt at the ghosts
    Sulley and Boo
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    Another Haunted Mansion inspired egg
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    Roger was still out taking pictures. He drew the largest lines.
    A great choir from South Dakota performer.
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    Pluto was dressed as a rabbit for the roundup
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    In between sets it was really quiet.
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    Mickey and Minnie arriving
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    Brer Rabbit
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    The White Rabbit from Alice
    A wider picture of where Mickey and Minnie (and before them Pluto) pose for pictures.
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    Getting ready for the Bunny Hop.
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    A video of the Bunny Hop
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    Making my way out.
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    Still working in the dining area of the River Belle Terrace/Stage Door Cafe
    Looking upriver.
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    Walking through New Orleans Square. Some character choices.
    Some Haunted Mansion merchandise
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    some Pirates merchandise
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    Waiting to board the Disneyland Railroad.
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    The Hungry Bear looks to almost ready to reopen.
    Space Mountain is starting to look rather dirty again.
    Waiting for Monorail Blue (the only one running this afternoon) to return to the Tomorrowland Station (later in the day I saw a second train came back online).
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    Passing over Buena Vista Street
    Hmm.. wonder what this extension cord is too. I forgot to look when I was in the park.
    Passing over Grizzly Peak Airfield. Still a lot of dirt.
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    Looks like they may open more of the walkway? A second wall is up near the billboard.
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    The Splash Mountain logs have been returned to the flume, they are no longer stored backstage.
    New supports for new chillers backstage in Tomorrowland.
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    Most of the scaffolding is down from Small World.
    The facade looks great
    Still working on the area near where the fire was a few weeks ago.
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    Time for a second pass and closer look at the Sleeping Beauty Castle overlay.
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    Following the Disneyland Band to Town Square for the nightly Flag Retreat
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    The Dapper Dans of Disneyland at the ceremony
    The Security Honor Guard arriving
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    This side of Soarin has not been touched yet.
    Goofy on Buena Vista Street.
    Ghirardelli has an assortment of Easter offerings
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    The view from my table as I ate dinner and caught up on email.
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    Left a little too early and ran into the Pixar Play Parade.
    Some of the wrap was removed, guessing due to wind concerns.
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    Paradise Bay preparing for World of Color
    Passing by the midway shops
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    Ahh this explains why the smoking area was more crowded. The one out by the former Maliboomer site has been closed. Maybe that means something new is coming to the area?
    A sign directing smokers to Grizzly Peak
    Ran into the parade again...
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    The Winter Dreams lights remain uncovered. Hopefully they will be used in the new show for the 60th.
    The Garden Grill menu has returned to Mediterranean
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    Fountains warming up for their performance this evening.
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    Cinderella is still being previewed in Bugsland
    The Tower of Terror was down when I passed by. Cast Members were saying they were unsure if it would reopen tonight and best bet would be to try tomorrow.
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    Freeze the Night had started for the evening and due to the time change kicks off in the daylight now.
    Marshmallow out for pictures.
    Ice carving going on.
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    I stopped by the snow fest to see if any entertainment was going on. They wrap up by 5pm so I missed them again.
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    My idea of how to see snow... nearly 80 outside and walk inside and there it is... I am not a big snow fan after growing up in the midwest.
    Olaf had about an hour wait this afternoon
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    Clearing the area for the next group of guests.
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    A snowman
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    There was no wait to meet Anna and Elsa this afternoon
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    Figment comic books in Off the Page
    The lights are coming on... the new one near the airfield entrance.
    The edge of the Soarin building is visible and green .
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    Some Cinderella merchandise in Elias & Co
    From the Disney Store
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    Most of the merchandise is for the classic/animated film.
    But there are a few items based on the new live action one.
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    Minnie Merchandise
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    You can still purchase Flying Tire pressed pennies
    Walked through the Disneyana store on Main Street They had some Cinderella merchandise too
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    A look as the sun was setting

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    Big Hero 6 signage still up in Tomorrowland
    My next stop.. the Primeval World
    but first the Grand Canyon.
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    A quick check of the Castle after dark.
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    Disneyland waits around 7:40pm
    Walked through Freeze the Night now that it was dark.
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    Nothing new going on.. Olaf ice sculpture
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    Made an after dark pass through the Grizzly Peak Airfield area.
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    A quick look at some of the props inside
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    If you want to see a more detailed look be sure to check out the dedicated picture set to the Smokejumpers Grill
    No spring edition of the Bugle yet
    A lot of guests on the parade route tonight.
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    Ornament Valley. Tried to freehand some longer exposure shots...
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    I opted not to use my yellow Fastpass for World of Color and instead stood in the Standby area.
    Had a view of Fantasy in the Sky from here.
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    World of Color returned last week. The show is the regular one and will be until May when the new 60th Anniversary Celebrate! show starts.
    The front projection screen is still hard to read.
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    The back screens looked sharper. Not sure if it was my position, wind, or new equipment. My guess is a combination of all three.
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    A video clip of the Pocahontas segment from this viewpoint.
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    Time to head back to the bus and home.
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