What an original gift to give to the kids for their holiday? In Olsztyn you can go to space travel, to compete with ostriches and swimming in pools full of balls. Parents will not be bored.
Although June 1 is the children, you should take this opportunity to spend time with the family. Moreover, the majority of activities organised on this day, intended also for the parents.
An unusual spot for a family trip is the ostrich farm – Strusiolandia in Bouquet (Bukwład) near Olsztyn. You can see here the biggest birds in the world, with a size of about 250 cm in addition to ostriches here you will see ponies, chickens reparatie – the so-called golosheykin, sheep, goats, rabbits, peacocks, pheasants. This is the perfect place for a family holiday surrounded by forests and lakes. In the sentence: the horse-drawn carriage ride and horse riding. The kitchen offers a delicious tomato soup and chicken broth with noodles, as well as unusual dishes: Warminski, mushroom soup, steak with ostrich, or ostrich Burger. On Saturdays the farm is open from 11 to 20 and on Sundays from 11 to 19. For entry, adults pay 5 PLN, child 4 PLN – the price of the ticket for children pony ride or 5 minutes jumping on the trampoline. Continue reading
The organizers received a lot of responses, but almost all of them were unoriginal — basically it was proposed to build a higher tower. Even Alexander Gustave Eiffel sent his project, which again was limited to the construction higher than the Parisian tower (Burnham received several dozen letters of protest from leading American engineers, perturbed by such unpatriotic approach).
Young engineer George Ferris came up with the idea. Considering various projects, one day during a dinner with colleagues he remembered the wheels of water mills, which saw growing on the Carson river in Nevada. By the end of dinner he was drawing on napkins sketches a giant Ferris wheel with cabins for visitors. Most of his colleagues found the project to be absolutely impossible, but Ferris was persistent. He spent $25 000 of their own funds (at that time a lot of money) for the creation of drawings and the development of precise specifications of structures, and finally, on November 29, 1892, the administration of the exhibition agreed. However, with one condition — unlike the Eiffel tower, whose construction was partially financed by the French government, and Ferris had to find the money to build the wheels (and he succeeded). In addition, the construction was given only 22 weeks (and during golodnostepskiy winter). Continue reading