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July 31, 2012

Storms Over the Pacific Rim

Alright, so it’s not really the Pacific Rim, but it’s as close as I’ve come so far in my travels. This is the lagoon outside of the Loews Royal Pacific Resort in Orlando, Florida. The whole resort has that Pacific feel and is isolated from the rest of the city by a thick forest of trees. The abandoned seaplane completes the illusion and adds to the isolated vibe.

Part of the Universal Studios group of partner hotels, the Loews Royal Pacific shares a waterway with the theme park, so you can just hop a boat and head to the Islands of Adventure or Universal Studios proper.Read More

July 19, 2012

Behind the Three Broomsticks

This is the view of the patio at the Three Broomsticks and the back of Diagon Alley from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Orlando’s Islands of Adventure. In the background on the left you can see the spires of Hogwarts castle.Read More