This is my first visit to the American South. I have been visiting the US for forty years, and the farthest south I've been (in the east, that is) is Washington DC way back in 1977.
It's a pleasure to be here, guests of a friend of my husband from the Forest of Dean Chess Club in Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire. Stephen has a holiday home here in Davenport, Florida, which is a LONG way from Mitcheldean!
Today we visited Mount Dora, which reaches a lofty elevation of 184ft. This is lofty for Florida.
Lovely little lakeside town. Here are the photos, you can judge for yourself: