Sunday, January 13, 2013

2013 plans

Plans for 2013, some of the following is intentionally cryptic.

Funderland, Ireland (2 coasters) TICK
Alton Towers (1 coaster)
3PC (5 coasters)
New country numbers 1-4 (26 coasters)

ECC China Tour (67 coasters)
Hong Kong Disneyland
Ocean Park
East Lake Park
Qiushuishan Park
Successful Land
Zhongshan Park
Knight Valley
Window on the World
Happy Valley Shenzhen
Nansha Tianhougong
Changjiang Waterworld
Mysterious Island
Ocean Kingdom
Chuanlord Holiday Manor
Nanhu Amusement Park
Tianhe Park
Chimelong Paradise
Wuhan Zhongshan Park
Happy Valley Wuhan
World Joyland
China Dinosaur Park

China Extension (27 coasters)

For new capitals there will be the 4 for the 4 countries listed above and probably Reykjavik

2012 Year in Review

Here are the plans for 2012...

New capital cities
Bangkok TICK
Belfast TICK
Canberra (didn't drive through it)
Kuwait City
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 TICK
Al-Sha'ab Leisure Park, Kuwait TICK
Cartoon Network World, Kuwait TICK
Entertainment City, Kuwait TICK
Future Kid, Kuwait TICK
Hawalli Park, Kuwait TICK
Infunity Zone, Kuwait TICK
Lagoons, Kuwait (logistical nightmare)
Marah Land Sabahiya, Kuwait TICK
Mishref Luna Park, Kuwait TICK
Selayel Fun Land, Kuwait TICK
Ankamall, Turkey TICK
Kecioren Luna Park, Turkey (gone)
Basak Park, Turkey TICK (but closed)
50 Year Park, Turkey TICK
Genclik Parki, Turkey TICK
Cepa Mall, Turkey TICK (but closed)
Demetevler Luna Park, Turkey TICK
Goksu Park, Turkey TICK
Luna Park, Turkey TICK
Levent Luna Park, Turkey (didn't actually exit, Levent is the manufacturer and this was their factory)
BüyükÇekmece, Turkey (gone)
Avcilar Sahil Luna Park, Turkey (gone)
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 (dropped from the trip)
Lagoon, USA

New Coasters
I should have got 140 but with everything else I did on top of the list above I ended up at 200, which is actually way more than I'd have liked. The hobby became a bit too much in 2012 :)

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