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Just For a Fun Ride

Escape from the dull life.

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EDITORIAL Welcome to the Real Amusement Park

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Just For Fun!

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HISTORY

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History of Amusement Parks

PARKS

Suoi Tien Park

10 Magic Kingdom 12 Hollywood Studios 14 15

EVENTS

Princess for a day Natural Experiences in Orlando

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The Fastest Roller Coasters in the World

19 Extreme Attractions 21

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TIPS Tips for Amusement Park

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LUISA TINAJERO.;

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is important in the amusement parks, what thing you can find in those places. Moreover, when you read this magazine maybe, you will change your concept about this topic. You really will like it, because you can find a lot of interesting information about the best amusement parks, the best attractions, the events, shows, animals and more things that maybe you want to know.

Welcome to our magazine, enjoy it.

Our magazine will tell you about this topic, because we think amusement parks have a lot of things that it’s not just attractions. Also, we want to explain what it is in the real life because it is for share your own happiness and in this way have fun. We will explain you what tips amusement parks need to have, what

By Luisa Tinajero

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eople have a lot of basic

needs, like eating and sleeping, but in addition to these needs they feel the need to recreate, to don’t feel it a dull life. For this reason, the need create something special arises, something different to call attention from mankind. Therefore, they decided to create parks out of feudal cities, parks that offered live entertainment, dancing, fireworks, theater and much more for a limited time. Over time, these parks have evolved and appeared the amusement parks, which as its name implies, they are recreation’s places, where it’s possible to enjoy new experiences,

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because these parks has many attractions like rides, the wonderful shows such as fireworks, clowns, slot machines and others. In this place people can find different sizes and tastes of entertainment, all of them designed to different people, they are places to test the fears.

Tell me how you have fun and tell you who you are. José Ortega Y Gasset


In countries like the United States, the electricity industry began to emerge that leading to new means of transport like the tram. For this reason, the owners of some tram lines promoted the building of places of entertainment at the end of the tram lines to avoid the loss of passengers during weekends. Then, the first amusement parks appeared across the United States. It was really the best time for the amusement parks because it was in an exhibition in Chicago, where the famous roller coaster appeared and the Ferris wheel, too. After this stage, humanity began to go through for various social conflicts and for this, people began to look for

Actually, we chose the theme of amusement parks because we want to show the history, development and influence that these parks have had throughout history. The amusement parks have a positive influence in society, because they help to maintain a relationship between the population and discuss tensions between people, but with all the current social conflicts, leave some freedom into the population given that is an open space for fun and for relaxation by adrenaline. Although, sometimes the adrenaline can cause side effects in the body, doing misunderstandings and bad times.

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ways to escape from the everyday and for that reason the TV appeared as another means of entertainment. After that people began to prefer staying at home watching television than go out, appeared a man named Walt Disney, he created something in incredibly good, something different, something spectacular to surprise people, one park called Disneyland. Over time, people have been commenting that it was the most important in history because from then until today have opened hundreds of amusement parks and theme parks worldwide.

Also, the amusement parks affect the stress and the patience of the people because sometimes the lines are too long to get on a ride and because some of the attractions are limited and time is very short. Finally, the fairgrounds have been one of the best creations in relation to the fun because in these parks gather people around the world for meet the different environmental and mechanical spaces always taking into account Leyenda que describe una imagen o un grĂĄfico. the relationships with family and friends. By Paula DĂ­az


HISTORY OF AMUSEMENT PARKS

Happy sounds of children mixed with lights of colors, got melt with the mechanical attractions inviting us to meet the child who lives in our minds again. These are some of the elements that we can find if we visit an amusement park. It is a place where dreams come true. But where does all this come from? To understand we would have to go back to the medieval epoch developed more than 500 years ago, in 1500 when at that time gardens were installed outside the feudal cities offering entertainment, fireworks, dances, and games. These gardens were very popular until around 1700 when the political and social changes led many of these places to disappear. The oldest amusement park which it is still operation so far, it is the park Bakken north of Copenhagen, Denmark's capital, opened in 1583, when a young woman named Kirsten Piil discovered a magic spring in the forest. The place has one wooden roller coaster, built in 1932. It is one of the oldest wooden roller coasters in

the world. After 1800 this kind of multicolored gardens came to America and with the electrical industry in the United States, new ways of transportation like the train were used by people. In the trains case, the owners didn’t want to lose passengers; so, they promoted to build entertainment places at the end of the lines offering open fields for picnics, dance halls, games, restaurants and some trips to the shore of a lake or river. Besides, 1893 was the golden age for amusement parks in Chicago. Mechanical games like wheel of fortune and roller coasters were introduced in this world. The next year Paul Boyton opened the first modern amusement park in the south of Chicago called Paul Boyton’s Water Chutes. It was inspiration for pioneers of the industry who wanted to open similar parks such as Coney Island that was open in 1895 in New York. Social conflicts in the world were present in the 1950’s. TV emerged as a means of entertainment. Then, amusement

Coney Island, an eccentric place with an interesting history that still today visitors enjoy.

Wonder Wheel, still in

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operation.


forgotten.

Disneyland 1955

The amusement industry needed something new to change and to give people what they were asking for. That new thing came through a man called Walt Disney, and it was called Disneyland. When Disneyland opened in Anaheim, California in 1955, many people imagined that they would not traditional games of a traditional amusement park, but Disney had introduced a new concept, the theme park, which was divided into areas: Each one with a different theme and scenery according to each of the times or worlds being represented. Disneyland was a success and began a new era for amusement parks and new theme parks, therefore the Disney theme parks

are the main destinations of the world and they are examples in which the park becomes the tourists destination of their journeys. Today the Walt Disney World resort is a leisure complex that has four theme parks as well as numerous resort hotels. Nowadays, people seek entertainment and cultural activities to share and enjoy leisure time with family and friends. This alternative is found in theme parks, which emerge as places where not only people can enjoy and participate in dynamic rides, but also learn through formal education, cultural, social and historical topics that are part of our community. Furthermore theme parks have replaced amusement parks. Theme parks are considered an option with great potential to attract tourism. This type of place

contributes to economic development in the area where it is located and its surroundings. And they are a safe and healthy option which the whole family can enjoy. Finally, Amusement parks are places large enough to accommodate a range of services focused on the distraction and fun family. They are structured so that all people, regardless of their age, they can have access and a good time. An amusement park can take us to distant worlds, from castles until futuristic world and all in one place. These places offer us so many things to enjoy and you can escape from the routine and think of fun only. Amusement parks and theme parks have been for centuries the favorite entertainment of thousands of families. You know that few places can offer us as much excitement and joy for young and old. Wh y do you think about theme park are so successful? There is no reason to be sad, when you go to a theme park; it is the best way to forget about your problems ....While you are there. By Laura Elena Ballesteros Sarabia.

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Disneyland today


Suoi Tien Park

“One of the strangest amusement parks in the world”

“The Suoi Tien Park

is an amusement park-themed Buddhist that is located on the outskirts of Ho Chi Principal sculpture of Suoi Tien Park

Actually, Occident and Orient have a different point of view in several topics that today creates discord in the way of humanity’s thinking. Some topic examples can be politics, religions and, of course, customs or ways to live. But, we also can look these differences in some small things. Suoi Tien Park is a good example; it is an amusement parkthemed Buddhist that is located on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh Duong city in Vietnam. This park is very peculiar, such is the case that the Occidental people know this park as one of the strangest amusement parks in the world but, on the other hand, the Oriental people can see this park in different ways. This park is an example of that discord; although, Occidental people can’t deny that some attractions are original or unique. The Buddhist theme doesn’t have an important role in the consideration as strange park for the Occidental thinking; many parks, in Oriental culture have the same theme, but they didn`t consider this park as strange as other Oriental parks. Moreover, the attractions are the principal factor that makes of Suoi

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Tien, for the Occidentals, an unusual park. When Occidental people travel to Oriental countries, generally they want to know a different culture, but Occidental people always think that Oriental customs are very strange, for example the kind of food that they eat: in Japan the people eat some live animals and sometimes insects. This can be better explained when the place to know is an amusement park. Normally, people expect there are attractions in the park that you generally find in any kind of amusement park, for example: roller coasters, bumpers cars and other typical structures; but in Suoi Tien Park, there aren’t these kinds of attractions. Suoi Tien, besides being an amusement theme park, it’s a water park. It’s classified as a 'Cultural Theme Park, and it seeks to show traditions, tales and superstitions from Vietnam. When Occidental people go to a park in any place of the world, they hope to find new model of attractions and original places but, sometimes, these unique things are very weird for them; things as cycling over the crocodile enclosure is very exotic, or attractions that have idols sculptures

Minh Duong city in

Vietnam. This park is very peculiar; such is the case that the Occidental people know this park as one of the strangest amusement parks in the world”.

Sculptures about traditions and Buddhist theme of Suoi Tien Park


Roller Coaster goes through a cave in Suoi Tien Park.

of Buddhist religion with ugly faces, sculptures that can be terrific and weird. Other unusual attraction is a bat cave; anyone would expect that this attraction make a simulation about how people respond in the case of going in a bat cave, but they never expect that the cave is full of real bats. There is also a sealion and dolphins show; here they leap through hoops of fire. Although, Suoi Tien Park has a Roller Coaster like most amusement parks. This is peculiar because it goes through a cave that is in the middle of the road and it speed can reach the 200 kilometers per hour. For this reason, it is currently one of the most popular roller coasters in Vietnam and this Roller Coaster is one of things that make of Suoi Tien Park a strange park in the world.

Besides, an artificial sea water pool is located in the park for seabathers. This place is very popular because you can swim in a swimming pool that it was built on an artificial beach. The value of this park for the Buddhists is really important, because the sculptures and customs show the history and way of life in their culture; moreover, the union of entertainment, custom and religion, it makes an interesting place to visit for Oriental people. Oriental culture people have many religions in their countries. Wars and conquers in the history of these lands making possible the amalgam of religions in some places. In Vietnam, about 85% of its population identify with Buddhism, the other 15 % are Catholics, Protestants and Hindu. Much of the Oriental people are

Buddhists, this means that the Oriental people have a great respect for their idols and religions. Thus, the thematic attractions that respect for their idols and religions. Thus, the thematic attractions that make of Suoi Tien Park a good park for Oriental culture are all sculptures that it has. These are relating to the legends of Vietnam, besides it describes the idiosyncrasy of Buddhist Religion and the park also creates the spiritual images of Vietnamese people, such as Dragon-lion-TurtlePhoenix. Finally, this park can be one of the strangest parks in the world, but it’s a huge park that needs regard. For Occidental people, this park always will be a strange park, like all things that Oriental

people make, but they can be surprised with unique attractions that the park has. In other words, Suoi Tien Park has a unique mixture so Oriental People and Occidental people enjoying: Original attractions about customs of the culture of Vietnam, religion theme, water Park and good, sometimes terrific, sculptures. By Javier Ernesto Arenas Cala.

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Artificial Sea water pool in Suoi Tien Park


Magic Kingdom

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Are you looking for a magical place? Do you wish to go back to

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unforgettable?. Magic Kigdom is the best place to do that. It could make you feel like a child for some days and capture the magic when you have a few memories of your childhood with the Disney Characters. Also, you can have a different holiday in the fabulous Disney resort. Those two make this place a wonderful theme park that cannot be compared to other park of the world. First of all, Magic Kigdom is the heart of the Walt Disney World and

it`s composed of six Theme Areas where everything

makes you feel like a child again ; because it has a special atmosphere to through of

enchanting fairy tales, exciting

attractions , backstage tours and so on. However, everyone else looks just like you do, so you can be relaxed and be yourself. Besides, you will remember your lovely childhood because you can interact with your favorite characters, play with them and take some pictures. Consequently, Magic Kingdom uses the technological advances to produced special costumes, in order to see the characters in a better way, and more real than MGM Studios where FORthe A FUNcharacters RIDE you see on the film. 10 onlyJUST

that cannot be compared to other park of the world�.


In order of ideas, people prefer Fantasyland Area, because you will discover that is an irreplaceable area around the park, where younger guests are "princes" and "princesses", while the adults in the party are referred to as lords and ladies, since many of the Disney icons are there. Also, while you're in Fantasyland, you should definitely go through Cinderella's Castle and look at the awesome murals, where you can see the traditional flagship castle with the worldwide representations. At the castle you can spend all day outdoor shows (like the famous CINDERALLA PARADE.SOURCE: HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.COM

parade) with a million of visitors each year, as well as indoor performances with Mickey and another characters together in a live stage show filled with song, dance and celebration with the nightly fireworks. These areas create wonderful memories that you will treasure for a lifetime.

Also, for many visitors, the Magic Kingdom Resort is the must-see part of Walt Disney World. If you are staying at a Magic Kigdom Resort, you'll be taken straight to the park entrance with a list that includes some of the benefits, where you will find the ultimate in rest, relaxation and entertainment. In addition, the details that make you feel that you are in a place that is not just

to sleep. Your family will love

the theme, and specially, the service to allow visitors to unforgettable holidays at this place .Regardless of whether you choose. If you decide just stroll through the park, you will have a great time, and the rest of your family too. Finally, if you like anything of Disney, the Magic Kingdom is the place for you regardless of your age. Especially, if you're a true Disney fan, you will love it. Definitely, it’s the most magical park of them all. It just does something to make you have a memorable experience, when you can see how fantasy becomes

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lifetime”.


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one important thing is that people doesn’t have the same tastes. For this reason you can see special events at different hour of the day. Furthermore, you can participate in a lot of different shows that you can see in this important park of Disney. If you want to have a lot of fun, visit Hollywood Studios.

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kids (Toy Story Mania) – Live

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PRINCESS FOR A DAY

Can you imagine your daughter like a princess? If you travel to Disney World, you can live an amazing experience. You can see your daughter feel like a princess. Girls can be princesses in Disney World´s castle because it has an activity called princess for a day. In a princess for a day, the most important people are the girls. All girls are oriented to make them feel beautiful, magic and elegant. Disney World has certainly put together necessary steps to make them feel special. You can be sure that every step is an adventure. First, girls go to ¨Bibbidi Bobbidi¨ boutique where they change their looks. In the Boutique girls find dresses, shoes, accessories and wigs. The Boutique also has a saloon where girls choose different options to change their hair styles. This moment is very exciting because hairdressers are very careful and they dust-spread magic dust on girls. This is a good moment, you can´t miss the opportunity to take photos of this unforgettable day. Additionally, girls can carry, in a

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little bag of princesses, all things that they used in the transformation process then at home you see

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your daughter wear her makeup. All things they used in the transformation process in a little bag of

favorito de la familia.

princesses, and then at home, you see your daughter wear her makeup. Second, when girls are turn into princesses, they go to the restaurant ARBH. There girls meet with of her favorite princess like Cinderella and Beauty, among others. Girls can take photos and they receive autographs. They can hug the princesses and hear their sweet voices just as if they were in a fairy tale. When this adventure will over, you could look the daughter’s face and you´ll know that this idea was the best in her vacation. Finally, you know about princess for a day. Girls have the opportunity to be like a princess, Disney World has a lot of activities. However, you need to present some things in your trip; you need to reserve before you travel. Also you have to find information about this activity because is very expensive. You should seek advice but, it´s worth to spend the money in this plan: Your daughter will be very happy and you, and your family, don´t forget this vacation.

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Natural experiences in Orlando

por Autor del artículo

Bill Frederick Park and Pool at Turkey Lake in Orlando.

¡Ride in an attraction is not the only way to find fun!

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the majority of

musement parks are good

options when you plan a trip or vacation,

but

if

you

don’t

like

mechanical attractions, you have a lot of options, especially if you’re nature’s lover. In Orlando city, amusement

them

have

open

spaces, nature, animals and lakes. Those parks are perfect for a familiar plan and it’s possible to find fun for all ages. There are playground areas for children and adult people

park’s house in U.S.A., you can find

have trails, sidewalks, pools, fishing

many theme and natural parks, all of

and picnic areas, and there are too

them offer a good catalog of places and activities, the majority for familiar

many areas and places to do a lot of funny and interesting activities. The

plans, but also they offer business

best park in Orlando to do all these

events, sports practices and things like

activities is “Bill Frederick Park and

those. If you think that ride in a roller-

Pool at Turkey Lake”, because it has a

coaster or another attraction is the best

big ground (seventy eight acres) of

way to have fun, try to change your “funny” routine and enjoy one of the option in that city. After you visit those natural and theme parks you can see that ride in an attraction is not the only way to find fun. In Orlando there are, approximately, sixty natural or theme parks without mechanical attractions,

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Furthermore, in Orlando’s parks you can do other activities like parties, meetings, business events and things like these. The countryside and natural activities aren’t the only activities in those parks. In most of them, you can find good houses, big meeting halls, you can rent cars. Also some parks offer you facilities so you can make your special events like weddings, New Year’s Eve parties, baby showers, birthday’s parties and others; for these activities you only

open space with a lot of trees, animals and a big lake. Besides, it has a quiet and peaceful environment. Also, it’s possible to carry pets, because they can feel like home in this place. Many parks are free admission, in others you should pay but they’re not expensive. The nature and the open spaces could give you fun, entertainment and a quiet moment in family without you having to

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spend much money.

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need to have the park permission. A good option is Albert Park, it is located in the College Park neighborhood district. It only has a half acre, but this park

has

a

big

and

wonderful

reception and meeting room, even this park has a playground zone and a pet’s area. These additional services aren’t expensive, but you should pay a kind of insurance policy to the park. It is another way to make your events or parties,

with

good

service,

good

atmosphere and privacy. If it isn’t enough, Orlando has a lot of places in its parks to do sport

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practices. There are soccer fields, basketball and tennis courts, golf

Ride on a boat. You can live together

special celebrations. You can also find

courses and sidewalks if you want to

with the plants and the animals, and

places to do activities to improve your

run. The Rock Lake Park is a good

you can see all the nature’s splendor;

health

option with all of these spaces. It is

but if you want more privacy for your

sports like soccer, baseball, tennis and

located in the west of Orlando’s

activities, you can rent a meeting room

others. When you go to Orlando,

downtown; it is near to the elementary

or a countryside house to do all your

break the traditional model of fun and

with the same name. However, it also has countryside houses to organize events. Maybe, it is the best Orlando’s park,

after

Bill

Frederick

Park,

because this is smaller than Frederick Park. Most of the times all of the spaces

are

free

for

people

but

sometimes, there are championships and competitions, especially when there are special dates. You can find fun while you work your body and improve your health. Orlando offers you a big catalog of parks so you can have happy and funny moments, besides you can do a lot of activities with your family or your

¡The countryside and natural activities aren’t the only activities in Orlando’s parks. You can find good houses, big meeting halls, you can rent cars!

attraction and spend a lot of money. In those parks you can hike, swim and

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practice your favorite

visit at least one of them. In those parks you also will find fun, the machines aren’t the only way for fun in that city. Try to live a different experience,

not

only

there

are

mechanical attractions. Sometimes the most simple event, find like the best and funniest activity

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THE FASTEST ROLLER COASTERS IN THE WORLD

Interesting!! • Beginning around 17t h century in Russia. • But only until 1990s they began their second golden age that continues nowadays. • Ferrari F1 car that launch you since zero to 149.1 mph in 4 seconds

For several years people have been building amusement parks to pass and enjoy their leisure in all different attractions that is possible find there, like carousels, Ferris wheel, ride trains, skill games, and crash cars. But always they have felt a neediness to go beyond of the normal or boring senses and explore new alternatives of freedom with biggest adrenaline rush. Duo to this, if you enjoy to do extreme activities and have a good health, you can find the fastest roller coasters around the world in different theme parks, because it offers us steep, sharp curves, twisters, heights, while fears take control of your body.

The roller coasters have been adopted by some amusement parks, it is according to the kind of tourists and citizens that visit this place because not all people are able to ride one and face up to the speed, heights, length that characterize those. Because of that, there are some rankings to classified roller coasters like largest, fastest and scariest but if you are velocity lover, you have more than 50 options to select around the world so here you can see four of the most important and fastest. To ride those don’t matter that you are young or old, it’s for all ages, the only important thing is that you enjoy going from zero to 200 miles per hour in few minutes. But you must have good health because those activities are big impact in your nervous system.

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Cyclone in Coney Island

Sources:http://themeparks.about.com/od/rollercoasters/u/RollerCoasters.htm

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Formula Rossa in Ferrari World. Abu Dabi

If you enjoy that your heart racing to mile per second and your feelings lose their function, it’s possible that you want to ride the cars of Formula Rossa that launch you since zero to 149.1 miles per hour in 4 seconds, it’s impossible that you try to compare this speed with your normal activities because anything run like that. The attraction was opened in November 4, 2010 in the Ferrari World Parks, it stays in Abu Dhabi. It has hydraulic system, a length of 2 km; it is the distance between Bogotá – Chia and its

If it isn’t enough, Steel Dragon 2000 in Agashima spa land (Japan) make you feel scary because while your ride it you could think that turn your knuckles white and your cheeks fill up by air, only take heave your partner and shout as much as you can because this attraction reaches 95 miles per hour in three minutes and in the total ride experience you can feel like a thrill bird. Finally, you don’t missed Millennium Force in Cedar Point, Ohio- US. It was called “Giga-Coaster” as a result of its 94, 5 meter of tall and in that time it was the only roller coaster with this height. It descent of 80 degrees and top speed of 93 mph during 2 minutes 20 seconds, time in which you feel near to death. If you will decide ride on any of the four fastest roller coasters, you should be a person risky and you should be speed lover, because you will face up to biggest feelings like fear or happiness or both, whereas you have an adrenaline rush. All of those roller coasters are a good option in a holidays therefor don’t forget choose someone according your preferences of velocity, so you must follow the security rules and take care with your health, specially your heart, it can burst of emotions. Don’t forget take an airplane right now and enjoy all those wonderful dreams structures!!!

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height is 52 meters. However, it’s not the only amazing attraction because Kingda Ka is classified in second place. It takes you from heaven to hell just in 3.5 seconds, duo to it launch you from zero to 128 miles per hour, maybe you lose the sense of orientation whereas your fears increasing, also it have 138 meters almost equal to Colpatria tower. “Six Flags great adventure park” opened it in May 21, 2005. It stays in Jackson, New Jersey.

Kingda Ka, Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey.

Don’t waste your time, if you have never ridden extreme machines like those, it’s time to change your boring life by adventurous life that deserve and you will have a good weather with all the magnificent human creations.


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tower in Las Vegas. Take care,

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