"No Pa! But we would like to go to LEGOLAND!"
"LEGOLAND?" I remarked. "Where is LEGOLAND?" half laughing 'cos I thought it was a product of their very active imaginations (These two boys have buckets and buckets of LEGO - they have been collecting it since they were born!)
"It's in San Diego in California!" the eldest boy said. "Will you take us there Pa?"
I had to look it up and sure enough there is a LEGOLAND in (near) San Diego, California, USA!
LEGOLAND California is a 128-acre park geared specifically towards youngsters ages two through 12. With over 50 family rides, "hands-on" attractions and shows, LEGOLAND California provides education, adventure and fun in this first park of its kind in the United States. In addition to LEGOLAND California (opened March 20, 1999), there are currently 3 LEGOLAND parks in the world - LEGOLAND Billund in Denmark marked its 40th anniversary in 2008; LEGOLAND Windsor outside of London opened in 1996, and has been awarded the British Government's top honor for excellence in academic programs and LEGOLAND Deutschland in Germany opened the Spring of 2002. LEGOLAND Florida will open in the fall of 2011.
Apparently, I am well informed from a reliable source, LEGO in Latin means "I put together" or "I assemble."
LEGOLAND California even has a themed Water Park and a Lego train ride!
Oh Well! Looks like we wont be getting that new car next year and a trip to California may be in the offing! LOL!