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Abandoned parks

In the tourist area of Sanur is located at Taman Festival Park, incredible size for a theme Park for the whole family. There is everything to defeat boredom: rides, safaris, roller coasters, 3-D simulator, carousels, water slides, nightly “volcanic eruption”, laser show, crocodile and turtle ponds, houses snakes, lizards and an outdoor amphitheater.

About still describe our tour operators Taman Festival Park, selling tours in Sanur. If you have purchased this tour will help you to find the Park and give a little tour 🙂

The Central entrance. The registers are closed. But this Park doesn’t stop anyone.

In the Park you can enter riding on a bike from the beach.

The Park was opened in 1997 and after working for three years in 2000 was closed. Many different versions of why such a massive project so quickly gone. Most often talking about the bankruptcy of the Park in the midst of an economic crisis. More often say that a Balinese investor and the government do not share the money, and without sufficient investment Park, again, in the midst of crisis is bent.

The awareness of our tour operators just baffled. How do they work? Tell whether they are still talking about this Park tourists? I hope not, as the last laser show, there were already 14 years ago! 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

Sights In Spain

Port Aventura theme Park in the Catalan resort of Salou, which is also called the Golden Coast of Spain. It is located one hour drive from Barcelona and is one of the largest amusement parks in Europe and only theme Park. Here you can immerse yourself in the mysteries of Imperial China, win the respect of the inhabitants of the Wild West, visit the jungles of Polynesia and Mexico-Mayan

This Park is one of the most popular places of Catalonia for tourists, along with the Barcelona aquarium and other attractions. Let’s go in order through all sections of the Park Port Aventura. As seen on the map, only there are five theme parks:

Let’s start with the Mediterranean is the main area of the Park where the visitor enters directly after logging in. There are only two of the attraction, but there are restaurants and shops reproducing a typical coastal town in Catalonia. During the months of July and August open lake, where a festive show of fireworks and swim for the boats

The most popular attraction of the Mediterranean, and in General the entire Park is Furious Bako This ride is simply huge, and is visible from afar even at the approach to Port Aventura. He develops tremendous speed (135 km/h), and part of it runs over the water. Continue reading

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