Coaster Review: Montu

montuOne of my favourite coasters to date is Montu at Busch Gardens in Tampa, Florida.

Busch Gardens is about 90 minutes drive from Disneyworld in Florida and for the coaster fans amongst you, well worth the visit. It’s a dual-type park with one half being a nature reserve/animal park and the other half dedicated to your more typical entertainment-type theme park, with coasters!

It’s quite a few years since I was there, but I can still remember the coasters like it was last year. I went on them with my fellow coaster-obsessive daughter and for Montu, we were very fortunate to hit it at a time when the ride was uncharacteristically quiet, so we went on this at least five times consecutively.

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Coaster review: Wild Mouse

Wild MouseThe Wild Mouse is a bit of an unusual roller coaster.

More of a genre than a specific coaster, the Wild Mouse (or Crazy Mouse, depending on the translation – there are many of them all over the world) is a tightly confined coaster, occupying a small physical space, and typically taking the form of a cuboid.

This review is specifically about the Wild Mouse at Blackpool Pleasure Beach. It’s the kind of thing legend, or at least folklore is made of. It’s been there since 1958, albeit with some modifications sincem but that makes it over 50 years old! And still running.

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