Orlando trip day 1

Last night, I flew to Orlando. This morning, my brother had employment business to take care of. Then, we headed to Bok Tower Gardens, which were about 1.75 hours away from Altamonte Springs.


This is the top of the singing tower. Carillon bell concerts are given every afternoon at 1 and 3. This particular concert was given by a guest artist, and you can pick up a program for the artists and compositions being played. There was a viewing area where you could see the artist playing the carillon in the tower. He would even bow at the end of the pieces.
Other highlights of the gardens included a window box to the ecosystem, an endangered species garden solely native to Florida, and the Pinewood estate.

Fountain at Pinewood estate

Viewing window

Pinewood estate

For dinner, my brother and I met one of his friends at a restaurant called Hash House a Go Go. The portions there are huge! For the sake of variety, though, all three of us each ordered a dish. My brother’s friend ordered a fried green tomato stack, my brother ordered a stuffed burger, and I ordered penne with fried chicken. To top it off, they start you off with gigantic biscuits.




Tomorrow is Typhoon Lagoon!


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