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Amusement parks in Europe

Europe is very diverse. It is possible to plunge into the unique atmosphere created by the rich cultural heritage of the European countries; enjoy the sights of nature, to visit the magnificent gastronomy.

Besides all this, guests can spend time at seaside resorts, visit ski towns and many other places. The most vivid and memorable emotions for the tourists give well-developed the entertainment industry. In European parks you can ride on all the rides (some designed for children, and there are for an adult audience). Naturally, one trip to Europe it is impossible to visit all famous major theme parks, however they can be found. This will help bus tours, which are organized in European countries. There are special purpose tours, which allow each country to visit the famous theme Park. You can buy combined tours that include both sightseeing excursions and trips that can be spent on visits to, for example, Disneyland.

Germany Park Germany is popular not only in this country but also far beyond its borders. This place is widely known among Europeans and other tourists as “Europe Park”. On popularity it takes the second position compared to Disneyland Paris. It consists of a complex, which includes a variety of rides, divided under the banner of European countries. Themed entertainment unite under Plaguicidas States: Italy, Greece, Austria, Portugal, Scandinavia, Russia and many others. Guests will surprise a wonderful boat trip, which flows through “the country of the elves” will bring positive sea riding on a vintage car. Continue reading

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

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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