('De Efteling' in Dutch) is the leading and most popular theme park in
the Netherland and one of the largest in Europe (covers approximately
acres or cca 650,000 m². It is also one of the oldest theme parks
in the world. Efteling park is located in the town of
in the municipality of Loon op Zand. It was opened 1952.
it catered towards
children with a fairy tale theme, nowadays Efteling appeals to young
old with its cultural, romantic and nostalgic theme and its variety of
fifty years, Efteling has evolved from a
nature park with playground & unique Fairy Tale Forest, into a
theme park along the lines of popular Disneyland.
A day trip to the Efteling theme park is a must. In
the IAAPA Applause Award for Best Amusement Park in the World. Today,
the park is based around
traditional myths and fairy tales and is renowned as one of the best
theme parks in Europe.
Beyond the Theme Parks: Exploring Central
Florida (Hardcover) - Part tour guide and part
historical resource, this book will be useful
both to visitors and to residents, old and new, of central Florida.
Brotemarkle, an Orlando radio host, has won journalism awards for his
coverage of central Florida history and culture. His in-depth research
is immediately apparent, as is his plea for historic preservation.
Small historic towns that get only one paragraph in most travel guides
are each given a lengthy chapter here, complete with footnotes.
Appendixes include a complete listing of local arts groups, historic
sites in the region, and a calendar of annual arts and cultural
Roller Coaster: Wooden and Steel Coasters,
Twisters and Corkscrews (Hardcover) - If you love roller
coasters, this is a great book. It has awsome pictures and some great
stuff about the history of the roller coaster. It is a couple years old
so of course it is missing several of the
latest and greatest coasters. Unfortunately it is all but impossible
for a coaster book to be update with the rapid additions and changes in
the coaster world.