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Adventure in the Park.

The PortAventura Theme Park.

Port Aventura, one of the world’s largest amusement parks, is divided into six themed areas, five of which are: the Mediterranean, Wild West, Mexico, China, Polynesia – exist for a long time, and the sixth, children’s, Sesamo Aventura, opened only in April of this year. That’s really what we are really lucky! It is in this part of the Park we spent the lion’s share of time.

Right from the main entrance to the Park starts the area of the Mediterranean. At the entrance – a huge number of souvenir shops and cafes. A large pond, over which passes a large part of Furius Baco is one of the fastest roller coasters in the world.

“Polynesia”. Here is the most interesting attraction – Tutuki Splash, – something like a water roller coaster. Boat with people climbing to the height of five-story building and then plummets down, raising a bunch of spray. But that’s not all. When the boat comes out on a flat surface and, seemingly, all the adventures for the riding in it is over, they collapse the water jets from water guns, to shoot from which costs 1 Euro per minute:). The other end of the Polynesian area is a huge swing KontikiWave and Marina “Polynesian pies”.

And then – Sesamo Aventura… for kids! Continue reading

World theme parks for adults and children

The world of amusement parks it is impossible to imagine without the famous disney characters, however, it is not limited to the brainchild of Walt Disney. Among world theme parks can highlight Disney World in Florida, Disneyland in France, Japan and California, the Europa-Park in Germany, Legoland in Denmark and many other, which is annually visited by so many people that they do not have enough of one metropolis. Adults and children once one of them fall into the tale, remember that miracles can happen, and believe in magic. Let’s talk about a few parks and see what awaits us there.

Disney World in Florida

The Park opened on October 1 1971, is the most popular and biggest entertainment Park in the world. It is divided into four themed zones, there are two water parks. On-site Walt Disney is all for the best vacation and a comfortable stay of visitors – themed hotels, and numerous places of entertainment, shops, cafes and restaurants.

The home of all the Disney is the first area of Magic Kingdom, the symbol of which is an incredibly beautiful Cinderella castle.

The second area of Epcot is a theme Park that displays the history of chelovecheskuyu and represents the achievements of scientific-technical progress. Breathtaking attraction Spaceship Earth is the symbol of Epcot. Continue reading

Roller coaster

Why the “roller coaster” called the “Russian” in the US, and why.

It is believed that the prototype of the famous roller coasters in America become customary ice slides, popular in tsarist Russia. Americans are just used for a sled trolley with wheels and got a “coaster”, named after the prototype of the invention. And the Russians, in turn, adopted it’s fun and called it a “roller coaster” because unlike our ice slides was very high.

Although there is another version, according to which in Russia began to make slides with trolleys under Peter I. St. Petersburg This fun you can see in the picture below.

Well, besides a foreign name is a good marketing ploy. People more attractive that is of foreign origin. For example, Russians are more willing to buy some French crackers than a cracker with the name of the neighboring town. Therefore, the French called “English kiss” seems much more attractive than the usual us.

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In Russia, roller coasters are called American because for the first time in the form in which we are accustomed to see them, they appeared in the US in the 19th, probably century.

And that is why they are in the Western tranorotzki called – is not clear. Well if their only in the United States so called, because in Spain and Italy. Continue reading

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