Well, I'm stumped. I can't think of anything. XD
I think that's part of why this is a fun final round. The core areas of the Disney castle parks (Main Street, Tomorrowland, Fantasyland, Frontierland, Adventureland) are great themes and offer room for plenty of variety within them, so it's a challenge to try and come up with a land that can capture that same feeling.Well, I'm stumped. I can't think of anything. XD
Interesting how we both pitched "snow-based" lands.* * WINTERLAND * *
Winterland is the love child of Discovery Bay and Epcot’s Switzerland Pavilion (Matterhorns for everyone!), where every day is the winter solstice and the perennial holiday spirit is only rivaled by a spirit of adventure, featuring a snow-capped village which combines Alpine and Steampunk styles to bridge Fantasyland and Tomorrowland (*at least in American parks, land location varies for others) and a ridge of icy mountains, a place whose mysteries inspire folk tales and draw adventurers from across the globe like a siren’s call.
A-Ticket: Sir Reginald Cuckoo, the founder of Winterdale (the land’s village) was by no means an ordinary fellow, and now in Cuckoo Manor Tours, guests can walk through the rooms he once called home, including increasingly abstract hallways, libraries that sway as if at sea, and the aviary where he housed poultry to keep him company in the arctic.
C-Ticket: Dance of the Clockwork Toys sends guests through the enchanted toy workshop of Gustav Tinkerschmidt, respected S.E.A. member, in model train dark ride vehicles, and it's also Disney’s testing grounds for free-standing animatronics, so when the workshop’s spell brings all the wind-up toy soldiers and ballerinas to life, they really seem to move around on their own.
E-Ticket: In Voyage Through the Unknown Pass, an original sci-fi pulp adventure, guests enter slot-car vehicles with their “expedition team” and journey up the arctic mountains, where they discover a passage to a hidden world of arctic dirigibles, whale graveyards, and bioluminescent dinosaurs thawing from glaciers.
Having visited Disneyland Paris in the winter, and having ridden Big Thunder in the middle of a blazing snowstorm, I agree that it is magical and amazing and like nothing else! (P.S., Tokyo Disneyland during a typhoon is much less fun.)
I honestly I could've come up with something more than a revision of a scrapped concept.The Fiendish FjordsThe home of Disney villains; when they're not going against our heroes; the Fiendish Fjords are the unused Shadowlands brought to its fullest potential and; much like Mermaid Lagoon, the area is built indoors to give the area a better dark, eerie atmosphere (the land is surrounded by tall mountains, with a pathway through a dead forest leading to the tunnel that serves the entrance and exit point) complete with a town (which much like Hogsmeade is also where the majority of stores, restaurants, entertainment, and interactive spots are) set between The Devious Docks and the Pitch Black Forest on the slopes Bald Mountain.
A-Ticket: The Jolly Roger is docked here at the Fjords and whilst here, guests can explore Captain Hook's infamous ship and see some of Hook's plans to off Peter Pan and the Neverland Boys (but mostly Peter) as well as tales of his dirty deeds and atrocious accomplishments; just don't look down into the water if you here a strange ticking noise.
C-Ticket: Yzma is always looking for
unsuspecting victims who would make willingtest subjects to experiment on and her newest invention; a topspin flat ride which she advertises as Yzma's Fear Farmer (Comes with Free Spinach Puffs at The End of Every Successful Test); is engineered to suck the fear out of its victims and into her new potion, which would be used to scare Kuzco into giving her the throne, but knowing her and Kronk, her plans are bound to be half successful.
E-Ticket: Nightmare on Bald Mountain is water coaster that takes guests on a journey up the slopes of Bald Mountain; via its cursed river; and "accidentally" into the Villains' Hideout where they plan to take control of the park and quickly chase out the unwanted intruders, sending defenses against them but just as they escape from the mountain fortress, Chernabog himself awakes and sends his demons to chase after you as you fall down 7 stories into the swampy waters below, only managing to evade them by the ringing of church bells.
Wow. I'd love to visit Disneyland Paris in the winter someday! Does it snow often in Marne-la-Vallee/Chessy?Having visited Disneyland Paris in the winter, and having ridden Big Thunder in the middle of a blazing snowstorm, I agree that it is magical and amazing and like nothing else! (P.S., Tokyo Disneyland during a typhoon is much less fun.)
Though personally I'm still the most partial to Anaheim's "dry and temperate year-round" climate.
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