The Park Planten un Blomen (Hamburg, Germany)
In the centre of Hamburg on the area of 45 hectares is located a wonderful Park Planten un Blomen. He daily invites visitors to tour its grounds, to get acquainted with the picturesque landscape, enjoy natural relaxation. to listen to the music. And all this absolutely for free.
Began the Park in 1930 as the garden exhibition. Up to that time in the territory from Millerntorplatz to Stephansplatz was the Hamburg zoo, who after their settlement became the basis of the green zone of the city. Subsequently conducted in 1953, 1963 and 1973 International flower exhibition has transformed the Park. However, more active work on the reconstruction of the green areas was carried out in 80-ies of the last century. Then was altered in the coast of ponds and Japanese garden acquired come down to the present day. Now in its tea house from may to August every Tuesdays and Saturdays are held tea ceremonies.
As a branch of the Botanical garden, Planten un Blomen invites in the first place, walk along the Park alleys, admire the green trees and shrubs, placed in their zones. For example, a Tropical house filled with tropical and subtropical plants – ferns, orchids, palms, bananas, cacti and other samarskayaluka. Walking trails lead past lush flowering lawns, several ponds and waterfalls. Benches and deck chairs for those who decided to relax in the quiet of this natural splendor. Tours also introduce the “inhabitants” Apothecary garden, field and Garden roses. Continue reading
When visiting new countries and cities with the children. many parents include on the list of places to visit amusement parks. They are often so interesting, fascinating and so help you to plunge into the world of childhood that even adults enjoyed their visit and did not regret it. In Canada there is no Disneyland, but there are many famous Park La Ronde. This is one of the largest and most popular parks in Canada.
The Park was built in Montreal (Saint Helena) a long time ago, in 1967, on the eve of the international exhibition. Since then, the Park pleases its visitors, who number 2.5 million each year.
The Park covers a vast area of 59 acres and offers more than 40 different rides. All the rides in the Park are divided into three categories: Mild (you’re really not scared, just curious and quietly), Moderate (moderately quick and fun rides) and Max (rides with a maximum output of adrenaline, is recommended for those who are ready to shout in all throat, not recommended for the nervous and highly sensitive person). You decide what you are willing to accept, and where you better to ride.
Now let’s look at the most adrenaline-fuelled and thrilling rides at La Ronde. The oldest roller coaster is known for the Monster (Le Monstre). Attractiverestaurant a track with wooden skids about 40 meters high. You sit in cars and famously carried on a curved road in the air. The slide is so cleverly executed that passengers feel like a harness badly they are kept. This kind of device, designed to tickle the nerves of the participants of the adventure. Continue reading
One of the biggest and most popular canadian amusement parks were built in Montreal (Saint Helena) in 1967, on the eve of the international exhibition “Expo”. This Kingdom of thrills covers an area of 59 hectares, which is home to more than 40 different rides. Every year, La Ronde is visited by 2 and a half million holidaymakers.
Ride to shout
The oldest “roller coaster” in the Park of Montreal – the famous “Monster” (Le Monstre), the track with wooden rails with a height of about 40 meters. Curved air on the road famously fly 7 trailers, each of which fits 4 people. The system safety belts are made so as to maintain the passengers the illusion of constant danger – it seems that they are not able to fix the person.
One of the Park’s adrenaline slides – “Vampire”. Her people do not go, but rather fly – the passengers are located on the outboard seats (like those used in ski lifts), dangling his legs in the air. The speed is very decent up to 80 km/h. It has a length of 823 meters, periodically lifting and dropping with a 32-metre slopes. In fact, “Vampire” resembles the American attraction “Batman”.
The Park where all dissemenated
Until 2001, the Park belonged to the city municipality, but was later purchased by the American entertainment network Six Flags – which is why today La Ronde is known in Canada as the Park Six flags. Continue reading