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The Island Coaster

The title of today's post may suggest some tropical attraction, but no, I was just being cute with describing Disneyland Paris' Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.  It's the best Big Thunder of all the parks, and it's the only one that receives its own island on which to run all over.  The loading station is actually on the mainland, along Thunder Mesa, but most of the action takes place on the island surrounded by the Rivers of the Far West.  The runaway mine train certainly is the wildest ride in the wilderness, even here in France.  And it's a gorgeous one too!

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