* Coming soon to SMK Disney – Star Tours Ride *

For anyone who has seen the amazing Disney tribute rides that have been built in Second Life, will be excited to hear about the new Star Tours ride being built at SMK ( Sarah’s Magical Kingdom)

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SMK’s Disney Star Tours Entrance

As of right now you can get a message from R2-D2 letting you know this ride will be coming very soon. So, stand by.

And until this ride opens, Sarah’s Magical Kingdom still has many other rides that you can enjoy right now. I’ll link below where I previously wrote on this park.

https://sammie1154.wordpress.com/2014/02/08/theme-parks-part-1-smk/

And here is the Taxi straight to SMK

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Toyah/202/165/51

Toodles , till next time
TTFN~

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* SL Star Wars – Planet of Taris *

I had been to this location a while ago. And with talk of the new Star Wars movie it reminded me of this spot. So, I wanted to check it out & let everyone know of this great place.

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Welcome to Planet of Taris / Furious Star Wars Avatars

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/The%20Outer%20Rim/230/160/75

The Furious Star Wars Avatars is a shop that they have with different items that would fall into the Star Wars world. They have some pretty cool items to check out.

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And when you first land on the Planet of Taris you will be in this building and not sure where to head to. There are a few different rooms to see in here. Along with some characters, you will see a blue tag over the tops of their heads. This is to help you know what their names are. Walk up to each character and click on them see what they have to say.

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You will find a door that will lead you outside, when you get there grab the HUD on the sign to the right. The really cool thing about The Planet of Taris is you can completely interact with almost everything.

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When you get the HUD on look at local chat, along with clicking on characters to find out what the objectives are. You get to go around this planet talking to different people and doing different hunts. The further you go some may get more complicated.

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The nice thing you can have a few different hunts going on at once if you happen to get stumped. Bring some friends with you, since there is a one where you will be able to do some Swoop Racing. Like seen in the movies. Its a lot of fun.

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There are lots of different buildings and people to meet all over.

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 Up near the starting area where you first landed, there is a ship that lands to pick people up every so often. And from here you can fly to other planets and locations, where you can find other people for different objections to get by. But, for those who are not interested in doing the hunts this is still a really fun place to explore. Lots of land and plenty to see.

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The Planet of Taris is a wonderful escape into the world of Star Wars. Grab some friends and head over here. 😀

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http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/The%20Outer%20Rim/154/182/75

Star Wars Trees

Happy Exploring, Till next time

Toodles TTFN ~!!!

* Burrito Bell SL’s in-world Taco Bell *

So I’ve been doing some searching, to see if there are any fast food chains in SL.

To my surprise I found my favorite one 😀

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Well, in Second Life we have Burrito Bell instead.

Welcome to Burrito Bell – \/ Taxi \/

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Cedar%20Creek/183/51/25

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Everything is set up just like the fast food chain. You can grab some tacos, burritos, and other amazing items from the menu. 🙂

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The fun thing is here, you can even hop in the back and act like your an employee if you want. I think its pretty cool that this exists in-world. Instead of trying to hunt down a restaurant or something like that. It seems a lot of food places In-world are set towards romance or special events. But, this is a great place to bring family and kids. And you don’t have to be dressed up any certain way to go here.

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There is even a drive through. So you can take a car and swing by to grab your food. But, to do this you’ll need to join the group on the SIM to rez your car on the land.

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Theres plenty of seating inside too if you want to eat inside.

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And here are all the menu items, and the drink options are to the left of this sign.

The reason I started searching for any food chains, was because I was all excited when I saw that Taco Bell has a new app where you can Get a free Doritos’s Loco’s taco when you order off the app. Haha I love those things, so I grabbed it up. Apparently they are going to be doing this until they hand out 1 million tacos.

I hope everyone enjoyed this post as much as I have 🙂

If you’d like to swing by Burrito Bell here in your Taxi 😀

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http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Cedar%20Creek/183/51/25

Happy Exploring, Till next time

Toodles TTFN ~!!!

* Parfum de Cristal’s beautiful winter wonderland & Advents *

Being in the Winter/Christmas Spirit, I have been taking full advantage of this time of year. From decorating the home, to visiting Santa, and checking out all of the amazing Advents that are featured this year in Second Life.

From checking out the list of different advent calendars to grab up some great Christmas items from. I ended up finding this amazing winter wonderland, where one of the advents are located.

This place is beautiful

Welcome to –

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Parfum de Cristal  \/ Taxi \/

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Ua%20Pou%20Island/128/118/21

And you can also find all the links & locations for all of the Advent Calendars here.

http://yermawn.blogspot.com/p/adventurous.html?zx=88bf775d2d59c128

Theres a lot of amazing stores with great gifts at all of those locations.

But, back to Parfum de Cristal’s beautiful winter wonderland –

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Right after you land, the first things you’ll see is this beautiful home along an icy river, and also Santa sitting upon a train, scooting around a Christmas tree.

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There is also a lovely lighthouse a bit into the distance that you can walk to, climb to the top and see a view of the surrounding area.

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The first two spots I ended up finding were buried in the woods a bit. One was the icy Carousel that is so pretty. And also this small little winter park that looks perfect to Christmas photos.

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There are lots of beautiful areas for photo op’s here.

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Along with the beautiful mountains, you can find this gorgeous house sitting a top a hill. And right in front of the home you’ll find three grazing reindeer.

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Besides the reindeer you can find many other animals around this SIM. Even a Polar bear and Penguins floating on a mini ice burg.

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You can also go sledding and do some ice skating 😀

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And before you decide to leave, don’t miss the chance to watch the Northern Lights bounce across the nights sky.

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” It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas “

I love this time of year, its so full of love.

I hope everyone takes a trip to this lovely snowy area. I’ll post up another taxi below. Also, don’t miss out on the great gifts from the advent calendars.

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http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Ua%20Pou%20Island/128/118/21

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http://yermawn.blogspot.com/p/adventurous.html?zx=88bf775d2d59c128

Happy Exploring, Till next time

Toodles TTFN ~!!!

* Enchanted Adventures Theme Park *

With it being summer time. I have been a bit busy with vacations and actually enjoying the weather. Which I do not have the chance to do all year round. So, being in the spirit I’m putting out a theme park post ~!

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Enchanted%20Adventures/128/9/34

And today were going to The Enchanted Adventures Theme Park !!!

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This place is great, I’ve been to this park a few times over the years. I held off for a while on posting, because I know they have been doing a HUGE restoration of the entire park. Everything about this place looks new and wonderful. So, I was excited to jump in and see how it looks.

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Right outside of the landing point there are train tracks that lead around the entire park, from the looks this may still be under construction. But, looking forward to hopping on once its finished.

When you head out the front doors, you can walk your way down to the Main Street entrance. First time here? No problem walk to the gazibo in the center and you will find a map of the park, to help out with what you can do here. 😀

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Walking down Main Street, you will find plenty of shops filled with great items. From stuffed characters toys, actual character avatars, snow globes, clothing, and many other wonderful creations.

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On the right side a bit down the street you can even find the magical cinema, step on in to catch a flick on Oswald.

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There’s even a small arcade with many different games to play, even wack-a-mole. And the main beauty you see at the end of the street of course is. The magical castle!!!

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Now, when you walk through the park there are a few different ways you can go. If you decide to go straight through the castle, you can explore the inside. At the top there are beautiful paintings from all of the favorite Disney movies. And, if you head to the back of the castle there is a lovely carousel.

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Finding my way around the carousel. I come across a beautiful garden filled with Alice in Wonderland.

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This area has three different areas, you can head to the right and see recreations from the movie.

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Go straight into a maze, and head to wonderland.

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Or go left and fallow the caterpillar through Wonderland.

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And, next to the Alice in Wonderland right you can even wander through the Red Queens Castle.

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In Enchanted Adventures you can also find a Spooky Haunted Mansion.

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Near the mansion you will also find a very large Pirate Ship, along with a fishing spot.

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There is also a Mysterious Island,

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Either choose to walk along this walkway near the pirate ship. Or, take the scenic boat across.

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If you are a bit more adventurous you can turn left at the boat landing and see where this tunnel leads you.

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At the top of the Mysterious Island, you can find a Balloon ride. Which takes you on a tour of this beautiful park. Inside the Volcano is definitely a mysterious place. Filled with danger signs and bright colorful lights.

I really had a lot of fun running around Enchanted Adventures. This place has changed and grown so much since the first time I was here. And, I cant wait to see how much it grows in the future. So, get your family together and swing on by, it’s so much fun.

And beyond what I’ve shown in photos here, there are plenty of things left to explore and experience.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Enchanted%20Adventures/128/9/34

Happy exploring-

Toodles , till next time
TTFN~

* Midway State Fair *

What goes along with summer time fun, fairs. Well at least for me they’ve always been around. Growing up I use to love going to them getting on the rides or checking out the animals.

So, This is what I found.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Morrill/211/57/24

The Midway State Fair !!!

When you land at the entrance the first thing you see if the Midway Bandstand. A place for the local live music and bands.

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And what would a fair be complete without rides, food stands, and ticket stands.

Right near the entrance the next thing you see are these awesome fair rides.

A Roller Coaster, Log ride, Bumper cars, Ferris Wheel, & The Pirate Ship.

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They also have a swing ride, Go-Carts, The Giant-drop, and my favorite The Freak-OUT!!

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Along with popcorn and other food stands. Don’t forget to grab your tickets~

Don’t miss the Lava Maze, where you can grab some items find out how well you can maneuver your self and take out the evil spider in the end 😛

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There are animals, a large dance barn, and pavilions for relaxing or listening to speakers.

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Near the Dance barn you can learn about Germs how they affect us, and also about tornado’s and the impact they have.

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There’s a beautiful garden, and also a balloon ride to take you from one side of the fair to the other.

You can also view the Art Gallery, and can get involved with it as well. Right out side there is a sign about a photo contest they are hosting.

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Beyond just being a fair for great rides, the farm animals, and the treats. You can also go through and learn a few things. They are celebrating 100 years at the fair for spreading knowledge about a variety of different areas.

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From homes and helping create better areas for people with disabilities.

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If you find yourself having trouble finding your way around, there are small signs around the fair to help you get to where you want to go. And, you can even tour around on a Segway.

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Besides being a State Fair there is a small little town set up on the outskirts, where you can learn about a variety of different things. From Japanese beetles, to the Avian influenza, Winter Safety and how these things can affect us.

This is a very large SIM with lots of different areas to explore, and different events going on throughout this place. Take a bit of time to explore, I had a wonderful time wandering around. I love fairs they always hold a special place in my heart from growing up.

I hope everyone has as much fun as I did here.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Morrill/211/57/24

Happy exploring~

Toodles , till next time
TTFN~

* Never Grow Up *

This post hits a little closer to home. A couple days ago I had watched the movie Hook, which I have loved since I was little when it first came out. I can bet I wore out the VHS that it was on, from all the replay.

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So, I thought hmmm…. I wonder if there is anything Peter Pan or Neverland related in Second Life.

At first I had found post from the early 2000’s on a Peter Pan themed location, but sadly it no longer exists, and the second place I found was on MJ’s Neverland Ranch. All which are wonderful, but not exactly what I was searching for.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/TheNewNeverLand/230/93/22

Then to my surprise, I found a place called The New Neverland, Never Grow Up Adoption’s, and I was super excited. Haha really I almost felt like a child again.

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Turns out that my Uncle Scorch (Scorch Lundquist/Warrior) is a Co-Owner along with his family: Elisa Lundquist (wife), Jess Marie Lundquist (daughter), and Ama Kaira Arkright-Optera (mother-in-law) who all help run this location. Along with the builders/employees who have done and amazing job : Kiddo Figga Arkright ,Drewcifer.Woodrunner ,Serenity Remsen . Majority of the building has been done by : Drewcifer.Woodrunner , and Kiddo Figga Arkright. Who by looking at every detail added to this SIM, you can tell heart was definitely put into this location.

 This New Neverland is set up amazingly they even went off a map from the book to make the location as realistic to the book as they could. Also worked on the water ways trying to make them as accurate as possible.

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When you first land you are greated by every character from the story that you love Peter Pan, Wendy, Tinker Bell, Capt. James Hook, and last but not least Mr. Scheme . To the left in the ocean you can see Capt. Hook’s ship which in the future could host some awesome dance parties aboard ( Def. looking forward to that), amazing Gacha events for the future, paintball, and greedy games also.

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Something a bit different here than other locations, but still holds true to Peter’s story. Helping out the Lost Boys. This destination is also an Adoption agency named Never Grow Up (which fits this area perfectly). So, for anyone looking to adopt or even being a foster family this is a great place to head to, with panels for orphans and parents. They also have a medical area for anyone needing a bit of help with the little ones.

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As, I walked around from the entrance the first area I found myself looking at is a small bunker where you can play paint ball. I’ve never played before but knowing that its here, I think I may have to try it out.

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Next I found a bunch of shopping kiosks down this path, filled with plenty of childrens clothing and different items. A lovely place to go if you are looking to by your little prince or princess something new.

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Not too far from the Kiosks is also a Building with shops and some Gacha machines.

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There are some cute little camps and tents set up, with a small pillow out front saying (Goodnight Moon)

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And, campfires throughout the SIM.

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Towards the far end from the entrance, you will find yourself in front of the beautiful log cabin home, for all of the children.

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Out front there is a wonderful play area and jungle gym.

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As, you walk through the front door you see a very large front room, where a T.V. will be placed. For family movie’s and game nights.

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Walk to the right and you will see their beautiful kitchen and cafeteria. Soon, the entire SIM will be all 100% Life HUD compatible. Creating a more life like environment, and making everything more realistic. Where eating, sleeping, bathing are all necessities to stay healthy or the life meter starts to go down.

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Also on the first floor of the cabin you will find the rooms for Senior and Jr. guards. They are here to watch over all of the children and make sure they stay safe, so nothing bad happens to them.

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Next fallow your way up the gorgeous spiral staircase upstairs, where you will see a lovely open room. Upstairs you can find the children’s rooms. Both decorated one for boys and another separate room for the girls. The beds are these adorable little ships, they even have a small wheel so they can pretend to be sailing across the seven seas.

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Each of the rooms also has a patio, with cute telescopes so the kids can stare up at the nights sky star gazing.

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The other side also has a very large veranda with a beautiful fireplace, to keep everyone all toasty warm.

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Right outside the log cabin you will find a rope bridge that leads to a large hill, and another rope bridge that fallows up to this beautiful floating island. with old ruins, a small fire pit. Looks like an amazing area to sit around and tell ghost stories 🙂 .

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Besides the amazing landscapes. I love the beautiful mountains and volcano’s you can see in the distance, along with the glassy water surrounding the island.

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The other amazing aspect of this location, if you are looking to adopt or foster a child. They have a process to set up the right child with the right family. To make sure that everyone meshes well and will get along with each other. Which I think is very important when it comes to adopting, want to make sure everyone gets along together 🙂 .

Things are still being built up on the island, so what I’ve shown here are not the only things you will be able to find. Like always I leave things open for you to explore. I hope everyone takes a moment to get fly back into childhood and take a trip to Neverland. I know I love the motto “Never grow up”, its simple and true.

But, you are only as old as you feel.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/TheNewNeverLand/230/93/22

Happy exploring-

Toodles , till next time
TTFN~

P.s.- Keep in mind next month they will be hosting a huge bazaar and gacha event. Make sure to check it out, everyone loves Gacha’s 😀