• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

English Project – Travel Guide.

Extracts from this document...


English Project - Travel Guide. English Project - Travel Guide. RATANGA JUNCTION, CAPE TOWN. You start wondering "Do I really want to do this?" Your heart is pumping wildly. Trying not to look scared, you gingerly sit down as everyone else jumps into his or her chairs. "I shouldn't be here," you think. You are wondering whether you should jump out and run to safety. You are just about to decide when a big heavy bar is pushed down on your chest, holding you in tightly. It's too late now. There's no going back. "Why did I do this to myself?" Your mouth is dry, and your heart is beating so loud that you are worried that the person sitting next to you can hear it. ...read more.


You have conquered the Cobra. Welcome to Ratanga Junction. This incredible theme park was built at a cost of 350 million Rand (a lot of money in South Africa!) in 1998 on the outskirts of Cape Town. It is the first full-scale theme park in Africa The first thing you notice as you enter the park is the excitement. The air is buzzing. It is decorated in sort of a "lost world" style, with elaborate carvings and sculptures all over the place. There are hundreds of people. Small children clinging onto their parents arms, the slightly older ones just itching to get away, and get on with the rides. ...read more.


To set the mood for the ride, you have to walk through a cave, where over 200 snakes, including the King Cobra, are kept in special enclosures. There are boat rides and interactive play areas for those who are not as fond of fast-paced action. Variety shows and stunt shows guaranteed to enthral the audience take place daily in the amphitheatre. The cost of a whole day ticket with unlimited access to all the rides costs R75. Children under the height of 1.3m go in for R39, and toddlers under the age of 2 get in for free! For an incredible day out for the whole family, why not give Ratanga Junction a try. It will give you an experience of Africa that you will never, ever forget. And don't be scared of the Cobra. It doesn't bite!(Most of the time!) ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Human Geography section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Human Geography essays

  1. Settlement Hierarchy Project

    The chart also shows that 10% of shops in Caldicot offer a low order service. This is far higher than in Newport, where only 2% of shops offer a service. Once again to make sure it is a fair comparison, I have defined any service costing less than �20, as a low order service.

  2. Geography Project GCSE

    South-East heading to the North-West and the other train track enters from the S.South-West and heading N.North-East. HYPOTHESIS 1 BROMLEY THE LARGER CENTRE WILL HAVE A LARGER SPHERE OF INFLUENCE THAN CATFORD The first difference between Bromley shopping centre and Catford shopping centre is, Bromley shopping centre will have a larger sphere of influence than Catford shopping centre.

  1. Park and Ride debate for the Cheddar Gorge.

    I found out from the West Eye View video that independent Geologists hired by the families have found that the Buns put down by The Longleat Estate to protect people from rock falls in fact make it worse and make it easier for rocks to bounce into the road.

  2. Geography Project - South Wales iron works.

    The Logica company based at Bridgend Science Park. All of the above ideas may assist in explaining why Bridgend seems to be divided into a wealthier south and poorer north. We can gain some insight into the reasons for this divide by comparing with the situation on a larger scale in countries elsewhere in the world such as Italy.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work