Saturday, January 14, 2012

Plans for 2012

Here are the plans for 2012...

New capital cities
Ankara
Bangkok TICK
Belfast TICK
Canberra (didn't drive through it)
JakartaTICK
Kuwait City
Reykjavik
Singapore TICK

New theme parks

Universal Studios Singapore, Singapore TICK
Escape Theme Park, Singapore (closed)
Taman Safari Indonesia, Indonesia TICK
Jawa Timur Park, Indonesia TICK
Batu Nights Spectacular, Indonesia TICK
Wisata Bahari Lamongan, Indonesia TICK
Taman Remaja, Indonesia TICK
Time Zone, Indonesia TICK
Puriland, Indonesia TICK
Taman Safari Indonesia, Indonesia TICK
Kota Fantasi, Indonesia (closed)
Trans Studio Indoor Theme Park, Indonesia TICK
Bandung Carnival Land, Indonesia TICK
Dunia Fantasi, Indonesia TICK
Moiland, Indonesia TICK
Danga Bay, Malaysia TICK
Adventure World, Australia TICK
King Carnival, Australia
Luna Park Melbourne, Australia TICK
Wonderland Fun Park, Australia TICK
Merimbula Magic Mountain, Australia TICK
Luna Park Sydney, Australia TICK
Adventureland, Australia TICK
Sea World, Australia TICK
Wet 'n Wild Water World, Australia TICK
Warner Brothers Movie World, Australia TICK
Dreamworld, Australia TICK
Aussie World, Australia TICK
Rainbow's End, New Zealand TICK
Crystal Mountain Theme Park, New Zealand TICK
Dream World, Thailand TICK
Wonder World Extreme Park, Thailand TICK
Siam Park City, Thailand TICK
Yoyo Land, Thailand TICK
Dusit Zoo, Thailand TICK
Pattaya Park Funny Land, Thailand TICK
Leoland, Thailand TICK
Gulliver's Milton Keynes, England
Al-Sha'ab Leisure Park, Kuwait
Cartoon Network World, Kuwait
Entertainment City, Kuwait
Future Kid, Kuwait
Hawalli Park, Kuwait
Infunity Zone, Kuwait
Lagoons, Kuwait
Marah Land Sabahiya, Kuwait
Mishref Luna Park, Kuwait
Selayel Fun Land, Kuwait
Ankamall, Turkey
Kecioren Luna Park, Turkey
Basak Park, Turkey
50 Year Park, Turkey
Genclik Parki, Turkey
Cepa Mall, Turkey
Demetevler Luna Park, Turkey
Goksu Park, Turkey
Luna Park, Turkey
Levent Luna Park, Turkey
BüyükÇekmece, Turkey
Avcilar Sahil Luna Park, Turkey
Yucespor Luna Park, Turkey
Bagcilar Luna Park, Turkey
Bayrampasa City Park, Turkey
Ayvansaray Luna Park, Turkey
Kucuk Ciftlik Park, Turkey
Cevahir Mall, Turkey
Bostanci Luna Park, Turkey
Seaworld San Diego, USA
Castle Amusement Park, USA
Lagoon, USA

New Coasters
If everything goes to plan I should have 140 new coasters by the year's out.




2011 Year in Review


So how did I do?

This is what I had planned. I've crossed off the ones I achieved.

Capital Cities
Cape Town
Lisbon
Belfast
Ankara

New Parks
Ratanga Junction, South Africa
V&A Waterfront, South Africa (the coaster had been replaced with a wheel)
Magic Company, South Africa
Gold Reef City, South Africa
Pretoria West Showgrounds, South Africa (travelling) (wasn't open when we were there)
Chariots Entertainment Centre, South Africa (no longer has the indoor theme park)
Kolmarden Djurpark, Sweden
Skara Sommarland, Sweden
Funcenter, Portugal
Isla Magica, Spain
Seville Fair, Spain
Bayern Park, Germany
Freizeit-Land Geiselwind, Germany
Schloss Thurn, Germany
Freizeitpark Plohn, Germany
Belantis, Germany
Erlebniswelt Seilbahnen Thale, Germany
Potts Park, Germany
Schloss Beck Freizeitpark, Germany
Dusseldorf Fair, Germany (travelling)
Nurburgring, Germany (never opened it's ride)
Walygator Parc, France
Schwaben Park, Germany
Genclik Parki, Turkey (Turkey never happened)
Kecioren Park, Turkey
Basak Park, Turkey
Luna Park, Turkey
Goksu Park, Turkey
Demetevler Parki, Turkey
Ada Park, Turkey
Cevahir Mall, Turkey
Kucuk Ciftlik Park, Turkey
Bostanci Luna Park, Turkey

Coasters
Will be approximately 121



As it happens I managed to squeeze in the following new parks

Hempshill Lane Recreation Ground, UK
Southglade Park, England
Dudley Zoo, England
Hook Lane Arena, England (travelling)
Eastcote Fair, England (travelling)
Barry Island Pleasure Park, Wales
Coney Beach Pleasure Park, Wales
Hampstead Heath Lower Easter Fair, England (travelling)
Wanstead Flats Easter Fair, England (travelling)
Clarence Pier, England
Southsea Fairgrounds, England (travelling)
Rose Hill Fair, England (travelling)
Skara Sommerland, Sweden
Aspedalen Tivoli, Sweden (travelling)
Pleasurewood Hills, England
Mack's Amusements, England
Pleasure Island Family Theme Park, England
Rainbow Magicland, Italy
Oasi Park, Italy
The Hoppings, England (travelling)
Luebeck Lunapark, Germany (travelling)
Erse Park, Germany
Serengeti Park, Germany
Didiland, France
Silkeborn Regatta, Denmark (travelling)
Faarup Sommerland, Denmark
Djurs Sommerland, Denmark
Tivoli Friheden, Denmark
Hamburg Sommerdom, Germany (travelling)
Tolk Schau, Germany
Sommerland Syd, Denmark
Rømø Lege- & Hesteland, Denmark
Legoland Billund, Denmark
Pavilion Fun Park, England
Legoland Windsor, England
Nottingham Goose Fair, England (travelling)
Hull Fair, England (travelling)
Gullivers Warrington, England
Wallis's Family Fun Fair, England
Barnard Park Fair, England (travelling)
Winter Wonderland '11, England (travelling)

and I ended riding 152 new coasters, which is stupid

European Coaster Trip

In the summer of 2011 I did another trip with the European Coaster Club, and after 6 months of writers block have finally got the report together. It's over on the left with the other trip links or here if you're not getting this off my website directly.