Port Aventura is the largest amusement Park in Spain and part of a popular resort. Located in the heart of Tarragona, a 10-minute drive from Salou. The sixth most visited amusement Park in Europe, for a year it receives more than three million tourists.
PortAventura opened in 1995. Today is a theme Park with many rides, a water Park, several Golf courses and a huge lake in General, more than one million square meters. The Park continues to evolve and expand. In 2014, the opening of the family attraction “Angkor: adventure in the lost Kingdom”, which is a rafting on an artificial river with a length of 300 meters, full of dangers and wonders of the jungle. In addition, the Spanish Park Port Aventura was honored to be the first European resort to host of the famous Cirque du Soleil.
According to the organizers, PortAventura is divided into 6 areas. Each of them is dedicated to a civilization left a significant mark in history. Continue reading
The amusement Park and the Vinpearl Land aquarium – one of the main attractions of Nha Trang Vietnam. In the Bay of the resort town are a myriad of islets, and on one of them – the largest island Honcho – and the property is located. Although it is aimed primarily at children and visit with the whole family, a lot of entertainment provided for adults.
Place to Park was not chosen by chance. Island Honcho is a tropical place with beautiful beaches and virgin forests. Because of the peculiarities of geographical location of Nha Trang, almost not experiencing problems with seasonal rains. In addition, it is removed from the city only 3 km and to get to Vinpearl Land the only one of the world’s longest cable cars – 3300 meters in 9.5 minutes.
Entertainment at Vinpearl Amusement Park
This Park is not inferior to the best in the world similar places, and entertainment that will impress even the most demanding visitor. In the vast area (200,000 m2) along the coast there are several areas, but of particular interest to children is the local amusement Park Vinpearl Amusement Park. 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