Hilton Orlando Altamonte Springs
Travel Blogs from Altamonte Springs
... movement of your seat makes it feel like you're actually moving. That was really fun when you feel like you're dropping straight off a building or being fired from a rocket. Another of the studios was filming your own disaster movie. They chose random members of the crowd to be the main characters, did some quick filming with them, then put us on a ride and filmed our reactions and played it all back in the style of a very cheesey movie trailer. There were a couple of ...
... member told us to hang on to the pass and use it at another ride, and let us pass through without a fast pass. Bonus! This ride is always more fun at night as you don't see the twists and turns ahead of you. Although, we have probably experienced this ride more than one hundred times during our many visits to WDW and pretty much know what is around the next bend. It was getting late and the evening parade was about to start. We stopped along Frontierland and secured a ...
... French Fries "good" and not very good or excellent", and there was a box to type in my response. I felt like typing "look, it's a flaming chip, how excited do you expect me to get over a chip?" Or perhaps even the Lance response - "S'alright". But I actually typed "the French Fries needed to be more French Fryier".
We caught the bus back ok, but we just collapsed in the room. We decided to stay in the room and not go out, watch ...
... already read the book! The very strong Gin and Tonic had of course helped to induce my slumber. I then started reading ‘And the Mountains Echoed’ by Khaled Hosseini (of Kite Runner fame) and got completely hooked – it’s a great book, read it continually and finished it this morning. Would recommend it to anyone who needs a good read. A very long day but we managed to trick our minds and have had a good night’s sleep - well ...
Thursday was a relaxed day (finally!)
We woke up and went searching for food. After passing many gift shops, restaurants, putt putt golf and hotels, we settled on "Cafe Tu Tu Tango" next door to Pirate mini-golf (you see where this is going?)
"Cafe Tu Tu Tango" is a tapas restaurant. Most dishes cost around $8/$9 and they were entree size made for sharing.
I was tempted to try the alligator bites but chickened out. We got hummus, marinated ...
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