Westin Imagine Orlando
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We walked about 3 blocks to the Courtyard Marriot and caught the AFS shuttle to the show.
Picked up our badges and went to the booth.
Several issues with computers and the flat screen and projector resolutions.
Decent day at show for how many people there were. Several sales leads.
We ended up having Howard rent …
... Two of them blew shrieking penny whistles which made your ears bleed on the high notes, two banged side drums, one walloped a bass drum and the final bloke had a pole with a flag on it which he waved around unsteadily.
This last chap was the one who did all the talking, well, shouting. They all marched up to the front of building tootling and banging away, I think the tune was Yankee Doodle Dandy, something like that anyway. Then they stopped and Mr Shouty went ...
... drove to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens to see an old time estate which was famous worldwide for it's gardens covering some 70 acres. The owner was a minister of religion, and he became sick with tb and was advised to get outside and do physical exercise to improve his health. He decided to get into gardening, and with an ex-slave as his helper/supervisor he developed a garden "that worked with nature instead of trying to organise nature".
Had a great sleep which is not surprising after yesterday's early start.
Unfortunately there was no free brekkie at the hotel I was staying at. Every other hotel I have stayed at has had the free breakfast, although they are pretty basic. Still, nothing wrong with free juice, coffee, yoghurt, toast and eggs. Better than paying for it, which was what I was going to have to do on this occasion. Ended up grabbing a couple of ham and cheese sandwiches to eat on the way to Kennedy ...
... door into the arcade while I check my phone. I join them in the arcade only to find them wasting all their money on the stupid ticket games that give you 10 tickets for your dollar and when you spend them you get something worth $2 for 100 tickets... I trail after them but after about 20 minutes I get fed up – we still have lots more to do! They beg for more time there and I give up and tell them I'll come back for them in half an hour. I wander off and find a ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center