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  1. Looking back, 2015 was a great year. Much better then I had hoped for. 56 parks on four different continents. SOUTH AFRICA Gold Reef City Magic Castle Rand Show Ratanga Junction BOTSWANA Lion Park Resort MEXICO Bosque de Aragón Bosque Mágico Divertido Adventure Park La Feria Chapultepec Magico Lago Mayer Alameda Orient Parque Bicentenario Parque de Diversiones Quiqueland Parque de la Selva Parque Del Refugio Parque Francisco Villa Parque Infantil Miguel Hidalgo Parque Infantil Plaza de la Bandera Parque Plaza Sesamo Parque Xochipilli Selva Mágica Six Flags
  2. You should include Sunway Lagoon and Berjaya Times Square Theme Park. There are a few other smaller parks, but unless you're into counting coasters, I wouldn't worry about them. If you're prepared to venture across the border into China from Honk Kong, you'll find some decent parks, including Happy Valley Shenzhen, Chimelong Paradise, Knight Valley and Chimelong Ocean Kingdom ect...
  3. I walked all the way from the cable car to the elevator. It took me a couple of hours but it was worth it as the scenery was outstanding. I loved Zhangjiajie National Park. I allocated two days there but could have easily spent a week in the region. You trip report is bringing back some great memories for me. Thanks for sharing it.
  4. I did a four week coaster trip to China last year, starting from Shanghai crossing all the way over to Urumqi.....Without question the trip highlights were the two days I spent in Zhangjiajie along with Terracotta Warriors. Zhangjiajie is a stunning place and highly recommended....Plus it's a perfect place to get away from all those Golden Horse spinning coasters
  5. My other passion away from amusement parks is sports so I would try to visit as many as possible during off season. This time I'm seeing Track cycling, snooker, and soccer.
  6. First: Achtbaan @ Kinderstad Heerlen, Netherlands Last: Pepeto @ Soukra Parc, Tunisia
  7. Hi, Any chance the Schwarzkopf @ Isla San Marcos Parque Tematico, Could be added to the Mexico trip as an add on?
  8. I fully agree. The similarities are endless. They can easily name it Happy Valley Europe Rainbow Magicland needs a few years to settle in. The main issue with this park is lack of shade. Once the plantation is matured and they manage to open up all the rides it can become a top park in Europe. In it's present condition ( large percentage of rides not open) it's average at best.
  9. Thanks for all your replies. The view from the top is amazing and is highly recommended. Last update of this report, Rainbow Magicland....Enjoy Vekoma junior coaster, Bomborun A selection of children rides. Amerigo the wacky worm coaster. First look at Shock! Cagliostro, Enclosed Maurer spinner. Italian firemen enjoying the park too. Stunning theming. Vekoma Mine train, Olandese Volante. Good Rapid ride, fairly wet; but with the heat it was a relief to get wet. Tower ride, Closed. Nice indoor
  10. Vatican City, the smallest country in the world. This place is amazing. Absolutely stunning. Nearest metro station is Ottaviano, which is on line A.From the station Vatican City is a few minutes walk. . Walking to the entrance. Massive pillars. First look at St. Peter's Square. Swiss guards by the door. St Peter's basilica. Looking back at the square. The narthex Inside...... Due to poor lighting inside some photos did not come out well. Next up was the climbing up the Cupola (Dome) One would
  11. Parco Morelli is another children park located in south east Rome. The park was not on Rcdb when i visited it. It was the hardest park to get to as it was no way near any metro or train stations. I took the bus to this park. I don't have the bus number, as my notes are not on me, but i'll give direction to this park later. Photos.... Entrance to Parco Morelli. The coaster is called "Le Tour de Paris" Eiffel tower in Rome. Bonus Nerd shot. Thanks all for reading my report. Good things come to those who wait. I've left the best till last. I have tw
  12. Parcolido is on the east coast area not far from Fiumcino airport. From Rome central it took around just under one hour. Although bigger then the other two smaller parks i reported on, it is still mainly for those who count coaster. Photos.... To get to Parcolido one needs to get to Piranide metro stop Line B. From there change to Roma Lido (grey line) You need to get off at Lido Centro and the park is about 3/4 minutes walk from the station. I got there around 7pm. The park was deserted. The park closd at midnight the day i was there. completly empty. The reason for
  13. Thanks for liking the report I fully agree with the last reply. For ease of transport you can't beat Termini. Even though more expensive the area around Pantheon or Piazza Novona, are a much nicer area to stay in. I stayed near Termini for ease of transport. Shuttle to Zoomarine and Rainbow magicland depart from here. Also i frequently used the metro so staying near Termini was a better option for me. I stayed in Augusta Lucilla Palace hotel http://www.augustalucillapalace.com/ Review here http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Hotel_Review-g187791-d1060784-Reviews-Augusta_Lucilla_Palace-Rome_Lazi
  14. Eden Park is is located in western Rome. It is one minute walk from metro station Battistini, the last stop on line A. Eden park is even smaller then Oasi Park in size so may only interest the hardcore coaster counters. Like Oasi Park it has one big Apple coaster call "Brucomela" Photos...... Eden Park entrance. The coaster was another Big Apple called, Brucomela. For all you control box fans out there. Other rides. Park exit. More updates to follow.......
  15. Park looks great. Hats off to Trans Studio for opening it so soon as when i was there in April there was still loads of work still pending. I didn't think it would be possible to open it by July. Good to see the park is busy as well. Thanks for the update guys.
  16. That's correct, new part is the flooring were the battles happened. The walls below are rooms minus the roof were the animals and Gladiators were kept before the fights. Oasi Park is a small children park in South eastern Rome. The nearest metro station is Giulio Agricola which is on the A line. The park is 5/6 minutes walk from the metro station. The park has a wacky worm coaster called Mini Mouse. Photos..... Park entrance. Roger Rabbit Dodgems. Train Ride. I see a Smurf Pokemon too. They even had a fountain in the park. Didn't see anyone throw coins in it
  17. First of all, thank you for reading my trip report and enjoying my holiday experience. Thanks for all the feedback as well Italy is one of my favarite countries. The Colosseum is just purely amazing. I'm sure when you get there you will have a great time Underground tour only opened this year and no one knows how long they will operate for. Hopefully when your there next they will be open. Continueing the report, after the Colosseum i went to the Roman Forams and walked the around the city for a bit. Enjoy. Roman Forums. After the Roman Foram
  18. Day 2) Today was the Colosseum day. I had booked a hypogeum (underground/basement) and the third level tour. This is the first instance that public have been allowed to access the underground level of the Colosseum since ancient times. Even in the ancient times public were not allowed in the lower level. Lower level was only for gladiators and animals. Public were not allowed to go up to the third level as well now. The tour had to be booked in advance. The English speaking tours were sold out for my trip so i had to book a Italian speaking tour even though i didn't speak the language. The
  19. Yes agree, it is one of the saddest looking ride car i've seen too. The surrounding were not too good. It seams like the park is a showman's ground were rides come and go. The place does needs a lot of attention and care.
  20. Thanks for you comments. Both Zoomarine and Rainbow Magicland are heavily advertised in Rome. Zoomarine have a promotion with Mcdonalds and you can get money of coupons from there too. I left Zoomarine at around 3pm to go to a Fantasiland. Fantasiland is a newly discovered park about 10 minutes walk from Zoomarine. I spent under an hour there before returning to Zoomarine as i had to catch my free return shuttle to Rome from there. Onto photos of Fantasiland. Enjoy Walking to the park. Fantasiland is left of the red building. The bigger coaster from the road. Made it
  21. Day 1 proper; Zoomarine was the first park i visited. As the name suggests it's a mini seaworld with some rollercoasters and flat rides thrown in. The shows are absolutely brilliant here. Zoomarine entrance Squalotto was the first coaster you see as you enter the park and head left. took the photo for the sign only. Honestly Animal models Flamingoes I've seen many Dolohin shows around the world but this beats them all. Large crowd enjoying the show. No seats available at all. Bird show next. First view of Vertigo.
  22. Recently went to Rome for a five day break. Rainbow Magicland was the main draw, but there were a few smaller parks along with loads of touristy stuff as well. Rome itself is like a large well themed park with beautiful building and historical sites. On to photos.... ADMIN EDIT: I went ahead and added the "Photo TR" notation to the front of your thread's title. Thanks for sharing this with us! At the airport, ready for the adventure. Street near my hotel in Rome. Best setting for a Mcdonald ever. Did i mention they even serve beer. Would make a few people happy
  23. Wow! i'm amazed how fast they have done the work. In April it never looked like this place would open this year. The park looks amazing and hope they have a great opening.
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