The main attractions of Orlando and its environs – themed amusement parks. The most famous among them – “Walt Disney World”, located 29 km South from the city center, in lake Buena Vista. “Show the King the Lion”, “animal Kingdom”… Rides in this Park it is possible to enumerate indefinitely.
The Park Studio Universal one of the best entertainment – “the Wizarding world of Harry Potter”. HolyLand– educational Park for biblical reasons. Gatorland small crocodiles and reptiles. “Discovery Cove” water Park where you can swim with the dolphins. Just to look at the inhabitants of the deep sea, it is enough to visit the Oceanarium “Sea world”. They show a fantastic show; there are interesting exhibitions and attractions, from which captures the spirit. Less well known eco-Safari in Orlando. Meanwhile, it is a unique experience that allows you to meet all of the complex flora and fauna of Florida on one ranch.
In Orlando there are also some interesting museums for the lovers of the obvious and incredible should look into the Museum of Ripley’s “Believe it or not!”. The International Museum of trains you can not only see on the model, but to explore them built in exposition Park with slides and gardens.
It may seem that Orlando is a city for children, but it is not. Continue reading
Last week its 160th anniversary celebrated Danish amusement Park Tivoli, situated in the centre of Copenhagen. I propose to make a trip to the beautiful and amazing amusement parks around the world. Yet virtual. And then – who knows?
But first, a little history. It is believed that the first amusement Park was built 430 years ago. It was a Danish “Bakken”, existing to this day. According to legend, the site was a healing spring, beside which he loved to relax by local residents. When people come here, and the entertainment industry: began to gather street artists, built the booths and Inns, the first rides.
Initially amusement parks with a carousel, comic statues and fountains monsters was entertainment for the nobility. By the way, the first mechanical roller coaster hill was built by the Russian engineer Andrei Nartov for king Peter I. So it’s only roller coaster we call “American” all over the world they are “roller coaster”.
In the nineteenth century in America, amusement parks began a kind of advertising campaign. On weekends, the citizens seldom go on the trams. Not to stand idle and not to suffer losses, the transport company decided to stimulate passenger interest, creating at terminal stations marshrutkami rides.
Originally the entrance was free, already then it became clear that such parks is an independent gold mine. Continue reading
Before visiting the Park Ferrari World is better to have Breakfast in advance or after the ride Formula Rossa will be ill advised friends. Then we had no idea of the scale of this Park, moreover, could not imagine that kind of attraction. Ferrari World — a theme Park dedicated to a car brand Ferrari, located on Yas island in Abu Dhabi .
The entrance to Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi
In the East wing of the largest indoor theme Park in the world are the fastest rollercoaster, the analogue of which in the world. And the queue for this attraction is usually the biggest, but lucky for us, wanting to go was about 40-50 people.
“Get all of Karmana”, — told us the Park employee took the bag and gave them the number on hand. We got close to the high-speed ride in the Park another step.
Drove a trolley in the style of the racing car, — it was our turn. Then everything happened too fast to remember. The part I left out, some seconds stood, letting us enjoy the view, then took off and that there are forces rushed forward. Next thing I know, we were on the highest point of the roller coaster and began to fall down a few quick turns and the cart came into the room. Trolley Formula Rossa sweeps on rails in 30 seconds, and, for 5 seconds it accelerates to 240 kilometers. Continue reading