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Abandoned amusement parks

Amusement parks in the twentieth century has been a favorite place for a nice family vacation. However, as time goes on, in place of these parks came in other bright, technologically advanced, with new idols for children. “The old guard” was simply not able to compete with them. Many buildings were closed and demolished to make way for shopping centers, while others were abandoned because of debts. However, those that were left, that recall the days when there was fun for adults and children. Ruined and abandoned parks are filled with special energy, they could be a great place for filming some Thriller. Walking on those mysterious places, I want to look into every corner, sit on each attraction, because here was once full whole life.

Amusement Park Six Flags, New Orleans, USA

The Six Flags located in New Orleans, was deserted in 2005 due to the infamous hurricane Katrina almost completely destroyed this city. Since then, little has changed and the Park is still closed, despite attempts by its owners to bring their creation to life.

Amusement Park, Pripyat, Ukraine

Ferris wheel in Pripyat now can be called the hallmark of the city. The amusement Park was due to open on 1 may 1986, five days after the accident, but it was not to happen.

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Maidan of independence

On independence square opened a children’s amusement Park and ice skating rink

In Kiev on Maidan Nezalezhnosti has opened a children’s amusement Park and ice skating rink.

As reported the UNIAN in a press-service of the Kyiv city state administration, they officially opened by the Deputy Chairman of the Kyiv city state administration Leonid NOVOHATKO.

“Miss it won’t have little people of Kiev or adults. All find their new year fun choice, because just on the Maidan are the 12 rides. All the children’s entertainment is absolutely free,” – said the official.

“Offering kids slides, seesaws, carousels, bumper cars, children’s toy railroad and rides with exciting names of “Pirate island”, “Flying bird” and “Train “Western.” Nearby attractions also located 10 playgrounds with slides and swings. They will work until the Baptism, and then gives them the capital regions”, – stated in the message.

The rink is traditionally located near the Independence monument.

“We are very pleased to have been indifferent to the entrepreneurs who helped to give children this Christmas tale,” – said the Deputy Chairman of the KSCA.

Amusement Park on the Maidan will be open daily throughout the Christmas and new year holidays, until January 19, from 12 to 20 hours. Continue reading

Holidays in Sicily with children

Holidays in Sicily with children: summer camp, amusement Park, water parks

Sicily is one of the best options for families with children. On the island, younger visitors will find plenty of entertainment (in the hotels, on the beach, in the Park), from which they will be delighted.

A perfect holiday in Sicily with children offer such resorts on the island as Cefalu, Taormina, Castellammare del Golfo and of Belpasso. The last town located near the volcano Etna and nearby the most popular on the island and throughout Italy to amusement Park – Etnaland. If You and Your child can’t imagine a vacation without water parks, know that the best of them are located in Montreal and in San Cataldo. But if the purpose of children is primarily the recovery of the child, choose these spas as Ali Terme, Sciacca, Trapani.

In recent years the tendency is a family holiday with children in the villages of Sicily. It is here that Your child can touch the nature and discover many new things you didn’t know in the walls of the metropolis. Parents this holiday too, like, they can be imbued with rustic romance and escape from the bustle of the city.

If You arrive on the island in April, it will fall into the midst of the Easter events. Various fairs and bazaars, local pastries (cheese, almond, honey) and a delicious ice cream will not leave any child indifferent. Well, You will appreciate the unique Italian pizza and risotto. Continue reading

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