Friday, October 04, 2013

Old Town, Kissimmee - FL - USA

This postcard came from Belgium, but it shows "Old Town" a huge shopping center with restaurants and rides in Kissimmee, Florida USA the place where Hilde spent her vacations this summer (peculiar name... Wikipedia says it's from Indian origin, but I wonder if it didn't came from "Kiss Me"). I'm not a fan of advertising cards (and it's funny because this postcrosser says the same thing in her profile) but still, thank you very much Hilde - hope you may continue to enjoy your constant trips to the states. This postcard took 3 days to arrive!

"Old Town, great shops, fantastic rides and super restaurants!" - FL - USA
 
Kissimmee is a city in Osceola County, Florida.  It is is a Principal City of the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida, Metropolitan Statistical Are and the population was 59,682 in 2010. Founded in the mid-19th century as Allendale, it was renamed Kissimmee when incorporated as a city in 1883. The name, Kissimmee, came from 'Cacema', a native American name meaning 'long water'.

 

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