And, I’m back for another installment of Second Life Disney parks. Its so nice that there are creative Disney fans, who have taken their view point on their favorite parks, or favorite rides. And recreated them in SL for everyone to enjoy, for most of us who are not close to the actual parks we can still enjoy them in-world.
As you can see by the picture above WED World is a much larger park, with plenty to explore. It is actually made up of two theme parks in one. Really fun, there is WEDCOT Center which has the giant globe you see (which is also a ride) rides about the land, sea, and imagination. Also the World Showcase in WEDCOT brings you to different areas of the world, where you can view different cultures and have fun on a few rides while learning something new.
The conjoining park is just as amazing it’s The Kingdom of Animals, where you can visit Asia, Africa, Dinoland, and Kritter Country. Each area is different and can make you feel as is if your actually traveling through Africa to start a Safari.
With how large WED World is I’m going to split this into two separate post’s which only seems right since there really are two parks inside of the on sim of WED World. When you first land its just like the actual park you get off the Monorail and head down the walkway to your destination. And the first area I’m going to write on is –
WEDCOT Center !!!
Just like the other Disney inspired parks, I love this place just as much. I can’t even say how many time I have actually been here. Countless , I try to stop at WED World on the weekends for their parade’s for both parks, the fireworks, and sometimes there is even a story time. Which is a lot of fun sometimes its accompanied with Disney trivia.
This is the display in the middle of the park the parades follow right in front down the street. As you can tell I was here around Valentines day. The great thing is no matter what holiday, there will be decorations around the park. It always looks amazing.
Like my other park post’s I’m not going to put everything in here to take away from exploring things for yourself. In the center of The World Showcase there is a small lake, you can take a ferry from one side of the park to the other. Its a nice peacefull ride and a complete view of the other countries in the World Showcase.
If your the type that gets a bit queezy from being on the water, and can’t find your sea legs. 😛
There is also a way to walk around the Showcase. I’ll be posting up a picture of the different Countries and just a little info on each location. The rest I’ll leave up for you to discover.
Our first stop in the World Showcase is Mexico. I’ve always loved how this building looks, and I have memories of the real one. Every time I would walk past there would always be a cool breeze which was really nice on a hot day in Orlando.
You can step inside and everything is very festive, there is a nice relaxing boat ride where you can learn a bit about the culture.
The next stop is China, I’ve always loved the Architecture of the buildings, their just so colorful and amazing. Next to this beautiful structure there is a really fun trampoline, but be careful it’ll bounce you up pretty high.
Next stop Norway. This has always been my all time favorite stop I love everything about it, the set up, the shops, but most of all one of my Favorite rides is here. The Maelstrom
On this awesome Norwegian boat tour. You get to learn a bit about Norway’s history and the fables about different types of trolls.
Careful, dont want to end up at the bottom of the falls~
And, right next door is the U.S.A. Pavilion where you can step inside and learn a bit of history on the United States, and if you fallow upstairs there is a video The American Adventure. There is also a lovely Carriage outside right now, looks like a perfect spot for a picture. This area has also been a spot where story times have been held in the past. It does move from time to time, everyone in the park is very helpful don’t be afraid to ask if unsure. 🙂
Next stop Morocco. This is a great place to snap a few photos along the way. You can try out some authentic Moroccan dishes, learn a bit of belly dancing, and wander your way through the winding store paths. Its beautiful, I love this area.
And the last of the World Showcase, but certainly not the least is the town-side of England. There is one of the famous red phone booths, a classic pub, little shops, and
an Alice in Wonderland Maze, make sure not to lose the White Rabbit. 😛
Now that we’ve gone through parts of The World Showcase, its onto the fun, science, imagination rides.
This ride Journey into Imagination with Figment, is such a great memory from my childhood. I love that I can still get to see it as often as I’d like here in SL. I wouldn’t want to take any of the fun out of this ride for those who have never been before. So I’ll just leave this as a great trip back into childhood, defiantly not something to pass up.
There is also Horizons which takes you on a wonderful trip throughout history, creations, and possibilities for the future.
Here we have The Land & The Seas
In The Land Pavilion there are a few things, there is a Lion King Circle of Life video to watch learning about environmental needs and how we can help. There is also the ride SOARIN’ which takes you on a hang-gliding tour all over the place from the Golden Gate Bridge to White water rapids. And a calming boat ride ,Living with the Land teaches all about greenhouses, gardening, and even where our prims come from (hehe) . There is also a restaurant to get a bit of relaxing from running all over the park.
In The Sea’s you can take a tour through the ocean on the ride The Seas with Nemo and Friends. on your trip into the ocean while seeing many different sea creatures you are on a search to find Nemo who has gone missing. There is also an aquarium that you can view at the end of the ride. Very beautiful area, love being able to look at and learn about so many different aquatic animals in one area.
I havent put everything that you can explore , ride, or encounter throughout WEDCOT Center. There is also the Spaceship Earth ride in the Giant Globe near the entrance, do not miss out on that one either. All of WED World is owned and created by Trevor Sleydon, he is one of the nicest people I have come across in SL, very open and welcoming person. You can find him at the parks pretty often, he is very involved with any happening going on. So, if you see him walking around or have any questions don’t be afraid to approach him I’m sure he will have no problems helping you find something or answering a question. He might even join you on one of the many rides.
And next time I’ll be back With The Kingdom of Animals 😀
* Just to note these parks are not affiliated with Disney in anyway, nor do they create any earnings out of these parks. Any donations brought in are put right back into the parks to keep them running. If you love these places as much as I do toss them a few L’s to keep them up & running. Its always sad when anyone’s favorite place shuts down, so lets help keep them going
Toodles , till next time