The most popular ride is Soarin'. This ride takes you on a simulated ride over California, almost as if you are hang-gliding. It is a fun ride, but not a thrilling, pulse-pounding ride. There are lots of "presentations." We watched "The Circle of Life" with Pumba and Timon, it's an environmental movie.
The best part of Epcot is the World Showcase.
In Norway, I took a picture with a troll
TerraCotta Army from the first Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang. I've read a couple articles and a book about this and thought it was fascinating!
Italy we breezed by....
Then, it was the Fourth of July, so we spent a great deal of time at The American Adventure..watching the Fife and Drums, listening to the Voices of America, and then we watched The American Adventure Attraction, which is the history of America, in a nutshell (I had some minor issues with it, but on the whole it was good)
Then we breezed by Japan, Morocco, and France. We went in the shops, but there weren't any shows.
I spent some time in the United Kingdom, because Dr. Who stuff....the cashier said he was surprised at how much we Americans like Dr. Who. He said he had never seen it....I bought a shirt and a few smaller things..and of course, took this...
Disney was also getting in on the FIFA action, there were several places to kick a soccer ball
Epcot is a great little mini-tour of the world. Actually Disney hires kids from those countries to work in each section of Epcot. It's pretty cool to actually talk to people who represent that country...and I used a little bit of my Spanish..and German (just thank you and goodbye)
We were going to stay for the fireworks, usually they are at 9, but they had pushed them back to 10. But we all were exhausted and Mom's husband, Ed, needed to work the next morning, so we left a little after 9...
A good day, but I was exhausted!