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Lance Martin : Worldwide message : CONVIVIAL LAND, TIME TRAVEL RESORTS

Worldwide message


We're looking for 14 Billion Dollars !!

Convivial Land

THE 1930’S

Convivial land The Past, The Future, The Fun
You who love, enjoy and follow Star Wars, Star Trek, Flash Gordon, etc. as of now, you will not live to see that progress of the future because it’s not happening now. Your Great, Great Grandparent was around to witness inventions which changed the world and was important enough to bring the future of that time; The Motor Car, The Telephone, The Television, The Air Plane,  All we’ve been seeing now are upgrades of existing items.
Why are we not living the future we’ve read in books, and seen in movies? 2015 and we’re not flying hover cars, we’re not transporting into thin air to travel.  For the past 10 years our future seems to be defined by the smartphone.  They are constructing buildings right now, outside your window, and the buildings are still the same old designs.  When will we have the future?
We can start now.  We can have Labs testing ideas, and working on new ideas and allow the science community to make it a priority to do something different now.  Maybe we’ll stumble on some things like a new form of travel, new type of house, or a new option to Chemo, or better yet, an actual cure. I’m proposing we have this world where we can concentrate and explore the future, maybe we’ll have a better progressive approach to creating and executing.
What about the past?  You may have told your children or ¬grandchildren about the past, which isn’t as accommodating as the present, but you could live a lot differently than you do now. Just telling someone is one thing.  Living in it is another thing.  Your kids or grandchildren don’t understand who Ma Bell was and why Ma Bell was more efficient than T mobile.  Your grandparents (or great grandparents) will tell you about the depression and how they were so poor they didn’t know it was over.  Or wouldn’t you like to live in the days of the vintage Fred Astaire Ginger Rogers movies.  Wouldn’t you like to revisit those days?  The 30’s was an interesting decade because of the end of Prohibition, The Depression, The glamor, The Gangsters, 1939;The biggest year for Movies ever, The Cars, The  “Dirty 30’s”.  There was a transition from the depression to the start of WWII in 1939.  The Slums were bad, but the music and the food and talent which came out of there was amazing.  The 30’s would be  an interesting period to visit.
Have you ever watched a western and thought “This is pretty much like my life now”. Horses, dusty wooden  sidewalks.  Adventure is an everyday occurrence in this world.  In the 1870’s how was life in those days?  Schools,  Saloons, the birth of the modern casino.  This was also post Slavery, Civil War, and President Abraham Lincoln.  There were opportunities to search and pan for gold in the mountains. There was also a learning process being with The Native Americans.  And live with our relatives who helped construct a railroad and master the art of takeout food.

You’ve been to King Richard’s Fares and other Medieval-like dinner theaters but have you ever slept in a Cottage, The Kings’ Castle, or with Robin Hood’s merry men? There’s a tradition of boisterous Pubs, Food Orgies, Archery Contests, Jesters, Knights jousting, and many other peripherals from the Dark Ages.    Near the end of this proposal, I’ve added excerpts from the Blog “Not Published Yet” giving in detail, life in the 15th Century and living in a Castle.  There were no lights like you see in the movies, they had candles.  Toilets may have some modern moderation because of what we now know about germs, but you will have an option to have facilities close to roughing it.  
I would like to see a new type of entertainment venue, where the fun is in natural occurrences, just like real life without giant headed mascots, and cartoonish signs to grab your attention.  These are “worlds which are totally immersed in their illusions.  Your only purpose is to re-live or live in the Past or Future with the amenities of that time.  You can live in the big city of the 1930’s, or choose to live in the slums of that period, or live in a Mansion, Chauffeur driven Limos wearing White Ties and Tails.  You can live  in the Dodge City–like towns,  a ranch,  a western town, a western mansion,  a reservation, and ride with a posse.   Or live either like a King or a villager.  If you don’t want to live in the past, then live in the progressive future, where ground breaking inventions are not only made, but actively used. You can live in a world like Metropolis, the Jetsons, or Flash Gordon.  

This is a park which is large enough for 4 towns in  4 time periods.  This park will need the experiences and investors in the world of Music, Science, Archeology, Commerce, History, etc. I am looking for over 14 Billion Dollars to achieve this reality.  I’m not looking for individuals to put in a thousand or two, but I’m looking for the Rubensteins, Zukermans, Gates, & Buffet types to financially head this unique project. Three of the four worlds celebrate the best of America so I hope the fore-mentioned can see that we must move as soon as possible so our children or grandchildren can enjoy this.  This project is going to take a long, long time which is why it’s imperative to start now.
The money is not to go to me.  We would have to create a Board of Directors, Planners, and financers with the same vision.  I would like to have the say on what the Park will and will not have.  I, along with historians would like to make sure the individual worlds are true to life but with some concessions to diversity what may have not have been the case back then.   But this not being a “park” per say, but an adventure in time, with the clothing and converted currency supplied.  This will be like a  6-D experience of sight, feel, touch, smell, time and peripherals which will provide the full experience of living in that world.

Convivial Land will be like building 4 large cruise ships, but with a longer life span.  Convivial Land is Educational, and will provide work for citizens all over the country.   After land is purchased, construction will have to build a city of the 30’s with a pond and railroad which will have the ability to travel conspicuously through all four lands (meaning manmade mountains made around tunnels and other creative ideals) Construction will have to make a western town  (2) mountainous Westland with a water source and raw gold for panning (details will be restricted).  Mountains will have to be made and wooded areas for a reservation.    A Medieval Landscape will have to be constructed as well as a village, cottages and a grand Stone Castle to house over 432 patrons, A dining hall, and entertainment ring, with casino.  A Futuristic Land to be constructed above & underground.   Saucer houses, and plenty of Travel tubing for Pod travel. 3 Laboratories, along with futuristic highways and tested airways.  This land will continue to progress as time passes.
There will be a numerous amount of Contractors and workers to apply such details in every world.  Engineers and Historians will work together with designers and inventors to come up with a unique place of research, learning, exhibition, and fun.  The inside work and outside work will make Convivial Land a leader in provider of Jobs.

Convivial Land
The Park is split into four areas totaling 45,000 acres with highways, roadways,  and airways totaling
over 80,000 miles of road.  The premise of this was inspired from the 1973 Screenplay Westworld,
Where a park of Western Themes,  a Medieval World and Roman World.  The difference is that we would offer CONVIVIAL Western, CONVIVIAL 1930’s , CONVIVIAL Medieval, and Convivial Tomorrow.   There would not be robots except in the Future land.

This Park can be better than Disneyworld …  You’re not going to see dusty animatronics, or any for that matter, but you will be able to live like the Rich ($250  a week in the 1930’s) or live like the commoners ($150 a week) and experience purchasing items at the actual prices of that time. You’re not sitting in some kind of ride with a safety bar, you’re actually going somewhere, a destination.  You then return to your living quarters and when you wake up tomorrow, you’re still in that world. The price of admission is the same as going on a cruise, but the destination is Time Travel.

Entering Convivial Land

After parking your car in the long term garage, You are directed to the Processing Center similar to the Westworld movie.  Once you are in your Center, you will choose two changes of clothing for that period.  An outfit is given. Your change of clothes are forwarded to your living quarters in that world.  You are assigned a locker for your valuables.  Once they are recorded they are locked via password. Items to take with you are restricted. Medicines are allowed.  Some art supplies, some musical instruments, some books may be allowed, depending on which world you are entering.  Cell phones may be allowed only for their camera feature but using them as a phone is not allowed.  Cameras are allowed.  A listing of what is  & what is not allowed should be available to the patron before they approach The Park.

So, once your change of clothes are pre delivered, you can convert your spending money to the period cash.  Patrons will be suggested how much they should take with them according to the cost of living for that time. Also, if they choose to limit their spending money to the cost of living, they can have a bank account in which they can withdraw more money.  The same is for the casino redemption/Cashier Cage. In the Future, you are given an IDPn button, which identifies you, your profile, and shopping habits.  If your balance is below a certain amount, you will be instructed to replenish your button (If you lose the button, you can shut it down with an App until you find it.

The Travel begins …

Once your conversion is complete, and an instructional video is watched, you will either ride on a 30’s style bus, a Stage Coach, a wagon, or you will be “transmitted” to your town,
The Instructional Video:
This tells the patron what they can do in their chosen “world” while visiting.  How to conduct ones self, purchases allow to return with you when you leave the “world”.  Actions which will lead to either “world” jailing , or actual dismissal from the park. Along with any added issues by the completion of the Park.  Also a reminder that the “world” may not be as politically correct as our current society, [An agreement not to pursue legal action will have to be signed before entrance]

Once you arrive, you may be greeted by the Hotel Manager, Neighborhood Representative, Town Cryer, Castle Rep., Sheriff, or Rancher.  They will assist you to getting to your living quarters and answer any questions.  Because everybody will conduct themselves in character at all times, there will be a “Safe” word which will put that area on alert and send in appropriate Medical assistance, or any other emergency.  

Continuity Officials  

Continuity Officials, may be dressed like a cop walking his beat, or a peanut vendor, or towns person
Their job is to maintain the illusion of time in both the town and the patron.   Making sure the train  is never seen in Medieval World, or The Future Land, If the engines are interchangeable,  be sure that the train has the correct engine in the 1930’s, and changes it for the 1870’s .   A breach will alert action to repair the breach, or ask the patron to wear a different type of tee shirt for that time period. Continuity is important for the paying customer to experience the feel of the time.

Actors are needed to push the peripherals, and to talk to patrons to tell them about happenings around town.  So these actors will be going to work, eating breakfast at the counter, drinking or playing darts at  the Pub , a bar fly at the Saloon, or a flyer in a jet pack.  There are also Paperboys, Town Criers, robots, equivalent to what a cruise ship’s Activities officer would do.  Yet, they do not speak in company terms [“would you like to know what to do in Convivial Land?”] but they will come and have a conversation.

Employees of Diners, stores, Town’s fair, etc. all perpetuate the illusion of time.  The short order cook is not going to discuss how great convivial land is, but will talk about anything else.  The employees will not get into arguments on continuity.  Most employees will be able to sleep on the premises or in designated areas of one of the Office Buildings/Hotels  

No worry about clothes..

Once you enter CONVIVIAL, you are given clothes to wear for the period lands.  The future world is not enforced, but encouraged.   Once you check in to your Hotel or house, you will be delivered clothing for the rest of your stay.  You may bring/keep your undergarments, or purchase them.
Once you’re fitted, information saved (for future visits) given an allowance in period money (which goes against your bill) you are taken to your destination on a 1930’s bus. (Medieval, on a carriage, Western on a Stage, Future on a Pod)  

The 1930’s

CONVIVIAL is educational, because all four lands would be detailed to history with contributions from
Historians.   This is an educational resort with no frills, no artificial fronts where you can see the scaffolding and props.  The only difference or CONVIVIAL and the actual 30’s is that disabilities will have amenities; most places will have a wood ramp manually set up whenever a person with a wheelchair
Comes in. The nightclubs and bars will have permanent ramps and all bathrooms in public areas will have a wheelchair stall.  If a person with disabilities is staying in the hotel, they will have every amenity to have a comfortable stay.  And, there will be Diversity.  Vaporing will be allowed everywhere,  but only orange or red vapor sticks and cigar vapor sticks.  Other than that, you will feel like you’re back in time.

Let’s look at CONVIVIAL The 1930’s:

The 1930’s will employ: Actors, Musicians, police, storeowners, hotel owners , construction, Dancers, entertainers, old-time jazz bands,  nightclub bands, Church & Synagogue, Tailors, Car makers, food companies, cooks, club owners, bartenders, caterers, hotel staff.

Gas  .10
Steak   .20
Men dress shoes: $4
Suit, poor $12.00
Suit, fine $32.00
Suit, Tuxedo $25.00
Suit, Wool (men's) $10.50
Suit, Wool (women's) $3.98
Movie ticket: .25
Popcorn .5
Candy $ .02 -.05
Bananas (per lb.) $.15
Beef, Rib Roast (per lb) $.22
Beef, Round steak (per lb) $.26
Beef, Sirloin steak (per lb) $.29
Bread (20 oz loaf) $.05
Butter (per lb) $.28
Coffee (per lb) $.26
Cornflakes (8oz package) $.08
Eggs (per dozen) $.29
Ham (per lb) $.31
Hamburger (per lb) $.10
Hershey chocolate bar $.04
Rentals: (OUP Prices)
Cars: $20 Day
Luxury Cars: $40 Day
Bike: $5 Day
Cabs .10 mile/minute
Chauffeur driven Limo $55 Day
Skates, skateboard, scooter $2 Day

There are Blue laws here, so most of the shopping stores are closed on Sundays (that day is half priced) but the Churches, parks, restaurants, Pharmacy, theaters and State Fairs late afternoon are open.
This is not a political stance or religious reason to have the Blue Laws, but to give you the feeling of what it felt like in what was called the “good old days”.        

Rags to Riches: Who would want to live “on the other side of the tracks”?  You can live in these shanty town neighborhoods to experience what it was like in those days when you didn’t have enough money.
You would live in moderate houses or a city unit, with the same type of provisions of that period.
If you sign up for the  “Rags to Riches” package, you will stay in the shanty town for some time but then you will be moved to a luxury hotel, living like the rich and more surprises.

There would be replicas of the architecture, the food, the restaurants, the cars.  Coming into the world, you will get money close to that time period paper money was bigger, and coins were heavier, and would be used in The 1930’s with pricing from that time period such as  .35 for a hamburger & fries, .5 for a Coke, and so forth.   You would be given an allowance once you are in the world.  You can shop for food, clothes, and souvenirs to keep.  (Some foods may not be taken out of the world)    The 1930’s will have office buildings (you can work part time and earn a few CONVIVIAL dollars per that time period)  a Bank (to get more spending money) , some stores, a few grocery stores.  2 Pharmacies with a Soda shop (Jerk included) Car Rentals. Bike Rentals.   A Town Fair, Picnic Grounds, and Movie theaters (24 hours)  A few newsstands, maybe a horseracing track, a boxing gym which has matches nightly, a Cotton Club type venue.  Smaller Jazz Clubs  (and across the tracks).  3  types of Theaters:  Vaudeville,  Play/Musicals,  and orchestral type venues  for top hat & tails.    Roadside Diners ,  2 Churches and a Salvation Army. A railroad train, a farm and groceries from actual companies with retro-packaging and retro pricing.  

What will kids want to do in the 30’s?
There will be a Towns fair, The World’s fair (1930’s version of World of Tomorrow). Day care centers, 24 hour Cartoons, and Serials, with full concession stand.  Baseball fields, pond fishing, Dances at night,  Riding in an  1931 Duesenberg, 1933 Packard Conv. Coupe, 1933 Lincoln, 39 Studebaker, etc.  An old fashioned Train ride with a dining car, sleeper, etc.  And opportunities to audition for a show and earn CONVIVIAL money (which can be exchanged at the end of the stay)  Also audition and win money on a Radio Game Show, or sit in on a family radio game show. These are mostly things which are enjoyed by the entire family.

What will Adults do in the 30’s?
Young adults and older adults will have a lot of fun in the 1930’s.  Aside from driving around in a vintage car, there are parks, a pond, a Towns Fair, a  couple of bars, nightclubs, jazz clubs, Then there’s the Gotham Casino with vintage (and fantasy vintage ) slots, and table games including pokers and high stakes Keno.  You may see the Mob here, but that’s part of the landscape.  Adult Shows, and name acts
Gives you the feeling of being in a window of the past.   The CONVIVIAL Race Track has daily Horse Races, where you can dress up, rent hats ladies, and drink Mint Julips.  Live Radio Broadcasts and  Don’t forget the lavish restaurants, and the shows, from Movie theaters, to Vaudeville, to legitimate theater.  You can also throw a party where you live and if you happened to live in a Mansion, or know somebody who does, have a Dirty 30’s party.

It takes a village, so if you happen to go out, you can hire a sitter to watch the children or have the Hotel have a floor watch to make sure the children do not run away or get lost.  [Employees will all be on hidden cams controlled by security as well]

Fantasy while in the 1930’s  
What would you like to do in the 1930’s? Go from rags to riches?  Would you like to rob a bank and run with notorious mobsters?  Be a star in Vaudeville?   A soloist at the Symphony?  Or a job at the fair? A radio show?   You can sign up as part of your package to live one of these fantasies while you’re living in the 1930’s.

Incredible Wedding packages
Get married in the 1930’s at a Church.  Have the Limo take you to the Hotel/Gotham Casino, for the Ballroom reception, then take your wedding party to your Mansion, and “party”.
Or you can have your wedding at any of the 30’s venues.

Paying for the experience …
Every person who comes in, will have to sign an agreement of understanding that the 1930’s is as authentic as the real 30’s, so there may not be the comfort of the present.  You are paying for the experience of living in the 30’s   Cell phones are permitted because of the camera option, but coverage and WI-FI and text may be blocked.  Old Ma Bell phones will be available for phone calls and emergencies.  [The Police will not allow you to walk and talk on your cell phone].  Television does not exist.  Smoking may be permitted, Vaporing is encouraged.  Companies may make retro packages for vapor sticks [Red/orange only]  to look like the cigarettes of the period.  The cost will be the same as all retro prices.  

The Train: The Train is the most important connection to all the worlds and will be the most anticipated ride since the Orient Express.   The park will have a train which can ride throughout the entire four parks but riders will not know that they’re passing through the Old West, World of the Future, or Medieval Times.  It will make a stop or two in only the 1930’s and the last two cars (which are 1870’s styled) will pick up in the Old West.   The configuration of the tracks will make it such so that you could ride for almost an hour alone in the 1930’s and another hour in the old west and not know where you are because of the elaborate routes and hidden visual connections to a specific world.  So the Dining Car can be utilized for having a comfortable dinner, Sleeper Car, and reading car, to have fun. The train will change engines in the 1870’s world, then back to the 30’s engine upon leaving the 1870’s.  Riders from the Old West will never see the 1930 cars when they get on the train.  The train will be conspicuously hidden when passing through The medieval times and the future.  

Visitors can ride on the train for 24 hours if they’d like, or ride for 2 hours or as long as it would take traveling throughout the worlds.  This would be an intestinal design made to give the effect of a long
Distance trip.  The use of natural wallings (Trees, Hills ) and tunnels will give the riders the impression of
Riding beyond the actual length of the entire park.

The train will not stop or pick-up passengers in either Medieval World or The Future Land.

The Highway: The 1930’s will have an equally intricate highway route, enabling you to ride for hours throughout the 1930’s   and feel like you’re  driving in and out of town to the roads.  Hills dirt roads, highway, natural wallings will give the driver the impression of driving at great distances beyond the actual square footage of the 1930’s World.

The 1930’s has a downtown area with office buildings which are mostly hotels (6), Theaters and shopping stores of vintage type merchandise.  The hotel buildings may have a theater, Vaudeville theater, on the floor level.  One Building contains a 30’s style Casino. Radio Station Theater.

Leaving the city, you see roadside diners and gas stations, leading to the residential neighborhood with Town Square with a gazebo, houses, front yards, milk trucks, etc.  up on the hill are 2 quad-mansions Which is a mansion with NSEW entrances in which 4 parties will never see each other.  The wait staff will work for the entire quad, and the kitchen the same.  Each quad will have a foyer, 6 bathrooms 2 master bedrooms 5 other bedrooms, a parlor, dining room, a game room, and manual kitchen.  The large common kitchen is not visible or accessible to the guests.

Across the Tracks
Literally, across the train tracks of the residential neighborhood is a common, or shanty neighborhood with a jazz club, speakeasy, and other related amenities.  This is close to “roughing it” but beds and bathrooms are clean and no planned rodents.  But this area can show that people who lived in this type area, found ways of having fun such as outdoor BBQs Jazz clubs, outdoor jam sessions, baseball, and fishing. A Salvation Army   for neighborhood events. Etc.  The houses or rooms are at different levels of décor.

Beyond the residential areas
The Town fair, and a pond for fishing the riverbed and park for picnics.  A farm with farmhouse.  A race track and hotel and motels makes this a feel of being out of town.

CONVIVIAL The 1930’s:

There would be replicas of the architecture (Yes, and Deco) , the food, the restaurants, the cars.  Coming into the world, you will get money close to that time period  paper money was bigger, and coins were heavier, and would be used in The 1930’s with pricing from that time period such as  .35 for a hamburger & fries, .5 for a Coke, and so forth.   You will have converted  spending money from the processing Dept. before going into any of the worlds  You can shop for food, clothes, and souvenirs to keep.  (Some foods may not be taken out of the world)    The 1930’s will have office buildings (you can work part time and earn a few CONVIVIAL dollars per that time period)  a Bank (to get more spending money) , some stores, a few grocery stores. Car Rentals.   A Town Fair, Picnic Grounds, and Movie theaters (24 hours) A few newsstands, maybe a horseracing track, a boxing gym which has matches nightly, a Cotton Club type venue.  Smaller Jazz Clubs. 3 types of Theaters:  Vaudeville, Play/Musicals, and orchestral type venues for top hat & tails.    Roadside Diners, 2 Churches and a Salvation Army. A railroad train, a farm and groceries from actual companies with retro-packaging and retro pricing.

Because there is no television, the main source of casual entertainment and information is radio newspapers & Movies.  The only areas with new technology would be the Bank/Casino cashier (hidden from the public) to check your credit for any added allowances The World’s Fair which will have experimental futuristic items like the dial telephone, 4 inch screened television, the kitchen of Tomorrow, and the Police Station to keep watch over the town (hidden cameras) and keep information on all outside threats, as well as in park trouble makers (in an authentic jail cell).  

At the end of your stay
Call the Operator [actual phoneboard operator] and make your move-out call.  Everything you purchased will be picked up and taken to the procession station.   You leave with everything you came in with ie. Undergarments.  The clothes go back to CONVIVIAL. Any items purchased are given back to you on your way out of the park.


This is the 1870’s west with land horses, Native Americans, farms, cattle, western towns, Saloons, Casinos, outposts, vintage store items, shooting ranges, Cattle Drives,  Ranch Shows, Fairs, BBQs, Mansions, old west housing. Gold Rush.

What can you do in the Wild West?
You can dance at one of the Saloons, play poker at one of the Casinos, audition and dance at one of the Saloon shows.  Eat at numerous Bars or Saloons.  Join a Cattle Drive, attend a Rodeo, a Cowboy Fair, A Real Texas BBQ, Square Dancing, Gun shooting, black smith, and horse riding, learn to cook, or complete house chores as in the 1870’s.  Attend a party at a western Mansion (quad Mansion) Stay with Native Americans in their camp.  Shop in town, ride the Stage coach to different towns.  Go outside of the town and search for gold.

What can kids do in the 1870’s

Kids can have a lot of fun and history in the Wild West.  They can sit in on a one classroom school, learn to be a cowhand, stay on a farm or ranch.  Attend a fair.  Attend a Rodeo.  Go hiking, play deadball baseball.  Go fishing, go panning for gold.  Ride a Stagecoach.  Ride the train.  Visit the Native Americans, visit the Chinese immigrants which helped build the railroads and Chinese Restaurant. Witness a gunfight.  Maybe a shootout, or a fight (all actors – absolutely no live shells) sit in on a posse.  Learn to ride a horse.

Living the life
You can live in a house either on the outskirts of the old western town or in the town above the Saloon, the storefronts, the hotel and Casinos.  You can also live on a ranch.  Or in a Mansion which is in one of the towns where there are Victorian town-like houses in a more modern western city.   That town has a square and gazebo.   You can also go out of town and camp out and cook over an open fire.   You can live on a reservation with a tribe and learn their way of life.  You can camp with the cowboys.   Horses are as plentiful as cars, so you will be a master horse rider after visiting this world.  

Millions of dollars of  raw Gold will be clandestinely supplemented in the formed  mountains, dirt and creek
In the Western outskirts, only known to a few designers, but not known to developers, construction workers, landscapers, creek construction etc.   Employees or relatives will not be able to cash in on any found Gold for 8 years with penalty of theft charges.

Cost of Living 1870’s

a meal at an average restaurant 15 -25 cents
a duster / slicker / frock $2
a woman's outfit (fancy) $6+ hat
a man's outfit (fancy) $8 + hat
a stage coach $1.00
a wagon $5
a rail-road ticket $10
a book hardback new 25 c
a newspaper 5c
a haircut, shave, and bath 25c
a length of rope/lasso $1
a canteen of water $1
a jug of whiskey $1-2
Gold mining equipment --  various prices

Horses, horse drawn wagons, Stagecoach, Covered Wagons and the train.

Happy Trails
On your last day, you can use the candle stick phone and when the covered wagon picks up your purchases you will return to your processing area for clothes exchange and currency exchange.

Medieval Times

The 15th Century was interesting. We had King Arthur, The Knights of the round tables, and Robin Hood.
This is more than Medieval Manor, This is actual living in the period. You have villages, A Castle, moat,
Some cottages roadside.  Pubs, and eateries. Some elements of the 16,17th & 18th Century may be merged into this world only to improve time because as a guest, you may want to stay for 3 days, yet communications in the 15th Century were for much more patient life styles, so to speed up services for the guests, progressive periods of communication will be needed  for you to  enjoy your “roughing it” stay in the medieval times.

Archeologists and Historians will help in more complete planning of everyday life and other peripherals
In this period.

Upon entering Medieval Times, via horse wagon, you’re dropped off at your cottage, Townhouse, or Castle.  You can also live with Robin Hood and camp in the woods, or live in a poor village. There will be a trading hut where you would receive 15th Century currency like testones, for instance.  Post 15th Century Crier-type will be available to relay messages at your service in the village, outside the village and even in the woods.  [because of time constraints the criers would relay messages by walki talkies OUT OF THE EYE OR EAR SHOT OF THE GUESTS]

What to do in Medieval Times

In the village, listen, or participate in music & dancing. Partake in Artisan shops; Bakeries, carvers, butcheries, Drink in the Pubs, Eat in the Eateries, cookouts, archery, horse riding, music, dancing and games.  A   Town square, Pillory and Stocks, for law breakers [some actors and some real]

Outside the village, live on a farm with the family there.  live in a cottage, learn to prepare food for your house.  Fetch water from a well and waterfall source.  Some may have a water source inside the cottage.
Cook like they did in that Century.  Drink like they did in that era.  

In the woods, camp with Robin Hood type outlaws, learn archery, horse riding, cookout, participate in the Kings’ fare and enter the archery contest with the Robin Hood typed gang. Plan on taking the Kings gold, and pass it out in the village if you don’t get caught.

In the Castle Be the guest of the King and Queen and live in the Castle.  Enjoy painting and art classes, 15th Century music. A spa type amenity, exercising, Ancient games, Dinner & show with the King & Queen including Jesters, comedians, many other acts.  Also, watch the battle of Knights, and other feats in the Kings Castle Fare.  The Castle also has a Casino of that period with many table games, card games, 9 wheel, peg board (Plinko) , and keno.

A master kitchen is hidden in the castle and food is horse wagon delivered to the out of town cottages
If requested.

The Cost of Medieval  (U.S. Conversion)

An average meal        .50
Bread                             .5
BBQ                              .25
Beer/Ale                      .75
Mens pants                   1.00
Mens Tops                   2.00
Womens village dress   4.00
Womens Castle dress   7.00
Mens    Castle  outfit     4.00
Womens Royal outfits 10.00
Mens Royal outfits        9.00
Toys                               .50

EXCERPTS  FROM : Living in a Castle – What was it Like?
This Blogger has some insight on how it was to live in a Castle , which would provide some ideas on what to include in the castle.  
Who Built and Primarily lived in Castles?
The truth is that the majority of castles were never built for a king or queen or any other reigning monarch. Most castles were in fact built for noblemen! In the days when it was still customary for a king to lead his troops into battle, charging on ahead with his standard, or remaining at the rear, directing his forces on the battlefield, the king rewarded especially brave or courageous soldiers or knights the best way that a king could back in those days. He gave the knight a nice, fat chunk of land.. Less ambitious noblemen (since a knight was made an earl or a baron after his services to the king), might build a manor house.
What was it like living in a castle?
Even when it wasn’t under attack, living in a castle was hectic, noisy and they were often packed full of people. Despite what you might think, a castle was not the most comfortable of places to live, even in a castle that was built primarily as a home, instead of as a defensive structure. Castles were large, dark, draughty and cold. Windows were often small, with wooden shutters or (if the nobleman could afford it), leadlight glass-panes. Glass was expensive back in the medieval period, so most castles did without glass in their windows. Most rooms would have had massive fireplaces. Without central heating, this was the only way to warm up a room during winters where it could drop to several degrees below freezing.
Much of the furniture or decorations which one generally associates with castle chambers actually served double purposes. Tapestries were big, pretty cloth pictures which depicted famous events or people, but they were also there to keep the heat in and to stop it escaping through the walls, like a form of insulation. The enormous, four-poster beds which one associates with grand bedchambers didn’t have those hanging curtains and canopies around them just for decoration or privacy. When the sleeper went to bed at night, the curtains were closed to keep out draughts and keep in the heat.
What about answering calls of nature? Well, the usual callbox, the modern toilet, didn’t exist back in the 14th century. Instead, you either used a closed stool (which was a special seat with a bucket underneath it), or you used a privy, which is a seat with a hole in it. Waste going through the closed stool (which is where we get the term ‘stool’ to mean ‘feces’) was collected in the bucket, which was then removed, emptied, washed and replaced. Waste which passed through the seat of the privy (which was an early kind of toilet), ended up in one of two places. If the castle had a moat around it, the waste probably ended up in there. If it didn’t have a moat, or if the privy was located somewhere without access to the moat, bodily waste ended up in the cesspit at the very bottom of the castle. A cesspit is an early kind of septic tank.
Lighting in castles was either natural sunlight, or the light given off by candles or an open fire. As a result, castles were often very smokey. It took at least three or four candles to produce enough light to really read or sew or do anything else by. Any chandler who took up residence in the castle (a chandler is a candlemaker) was bound to make a pretty good living out of it.
What about washing up and bathing? This may come as a shock to most people, but regular bathing as we know it today, did not exist until the very late 19th century. Certainly in the 13, 14 and 1500s not many people bothered with it. Firstly, work was so hard and manual and labor-intensive that you would build up a sweat the moment you got out of the bath-tub, so bathing was seen as a waste of time. Secondly, the trouble of running a bath back then just didn’t make it worth it. There was no running water. If you wanted a bath, and especially a hot bath, you had to boil the water yourself, over a fire, you had to lug it upstairs to the bathtub, fill the bathtub, get the temperature right, put the soap in (if you had any), stripped naked, got in, washed, got out, dried, put your clothes back on and then you’d have to bail out the entire bathtub by hand with a bucket! It took so long it just wasn’t worth it! And certainly people didn’t brush their teeth, either. Wealthier people had a type of tooth-powder which could be scrubbed and scraped around the gums and teeth, but it was not particularly effective.
Gaoler and Turnkey.
The goaler (sometimes called a dungeon-master) was the man who looked after the castle’s dungeon, or prison-cells, if the castle had any. The turnkey (usually there were more than just one), were regular dungeon-guards. As their title suggests, their main job was to…turn keys, to unlock and lock the cell doors.
Castle Food and Dining.
The kitchen was an important part of a castle, as it is the important part of any residence. Chefs and cooks had a lot of work to do. King Henry VIII’s court could number up to 1,000 people…and they ALL had to be fed. What was food in the medieval period like?
There were of course, the staples. Bread, cheese, meat, fish…but what kinds of bread, meat, cheese and fish, and where did it all come from?
Any meat served in the castle was likely to be duck, goose, chicken, beef or pork. If the lord of the castle went hunting and managed to shoot down a game-bird such as pheasant, that was eaten as well. Bread was just…bread. But it looks a bit different from what we’re used to. Medieval bakers didn’t have baking-tins, so their loaves of bread came out shaped like circles, instead of the long, rectangular loaves that we’re used to today. Bread was baked in massive, brick, open-fire ovens. Cows and chickens provided the castle with milk, butter, cream and eggs. Grains such as wheat or barley were crushed and ground up in massive water-powered grain mills and the resultant flour was stored in sacks or barrels in the basements.
What about drinks? Well, most people back then would have drunk either beer, ale or wine. Any water for drinking was usually drawn from wells inside the castle, but most people preferred to stick to alcohol. Why? Because don’t forget that the main source of water in a castle was from the moat (if it had one), and all kinds of nasty things such as human excrement went into the moats. You don’t drink out of your toilet. It was common-sense. Drinks like beer, wine and ale had no water in them, so they were considered safer to drink. Everyone back then drank beer or ale, even the children! In fact, some brewers brewed a special ‘children’s ale’ for kids to drink.
So, what was mealtime like? What was breakfast, lunch or dinner like?
Most meals would have been taken in the Great Hall, the main chamber of the castle. The royal or noble family usually sat up on a dais (a platform) at the far end of the room, which gave them some privacy, but also allowed the lord or king to watch over his subjects while he ate. Food was brought in by servants and when each dish was put down, it was customary for each servant to take a mouthful from his presented platter, to show that it was not poisoned. In royal courts, the royal food-taster would do this for them. The food-taster might have had a wonderful diet with all the great food he could nibble on, but he would have lived in constant fear that someone would try to kill the king or queen by poison in their food or drink.
Despite what you might think from movies or cartoons, in the medieval period, most people did not actually eat from plates with cutlery as we know it today. Instead, everyone was given a thick, wide slice of bread, called a trencher. The trencher was your plate. You dumped all your food on top of it and ate off of there. And table-manners should be observed, of course. In the Medieval Period, if you had to clear your throat for whatever reason, it was rude to spit into a cup or a bowl or even into a handkerchief. Instead, the expected thing was for you to hock it right out onto the floor!
If you ate food off of a slice of bread, did you use cutlery? Not really. Most people would have eaten with their hands, but you were also usually given an eating-knife and a spoon; forks had not yet come to the table in medieval Europe.
Grand feasts and parties are often associated with castles and mealtimes, and certainly when a king was on a progress (tour) of his kingdom, any castle he stopped at was expected to throw a grand banquet in his honor. Extra care was put into food-preparation; cakes and pies were molded into special shapes. There were even special ‘presentation pieces’ which were there purely to be looked upon as works of art, and not to be eaten!
Of course, not everyone ate from bread trenchers. Wealthy people could afford plates and bowls made from gold, silver or pewter. As times went on, even the more common guests at banquets were eating out of plates made of wood, but the term ‘trencher’ still remained.
Condiments served with meals were usually pepper and salt. Salt in medieval Europe was so prized that only the wealthiest of people could afford to add it to their food. It wasn’t easy to get salt back in those days, which was what made it so expensive. It’s because of this rarity that we get the phrases “worth his salt” or “below the salt”.
At the end of a meal, once everything had been served and put away, you would pick up your trencher (that big slice of bread), which would now be covered with gravy and sauce and bits of meat and fish and other yummy things, and eat it! If the king or lord of the castle was feeling generous, as an act of charity, he would implore his guests and diners, not to eat their trenchers at the end of the feast. Instead, they would be gathered up and given as alms to hungry peasants and beggars who lived outside the castle in the village nearby
This era of horses, knights, and Kings  will give you a great sense of accomplishment after living the lifestyle for a few days.  If you want to really time travel, You would definitely  want to start at Medieval Times , to the 1870’s to the 1930’s  and then the future.  You will have a great appreciation of our time and history.


Anticipating Our Future, for tomorrow.  This is a mixture of any and all depictions of the future that you
May have read or saw in the movies.  Planners of technologies, from MIT and other equivalent institutions will assist in planning this city.   Businesses, in the auto industry, furniture, design, communications, and foods will contribute in futuristic packaging and branding.  This can also be the testing lab for  futuristic products.  These items would be tested, then sent to their mother companies to be massed produced for The Future Land.

Some of AOF is underground.  There are many ways of travel such as pods which slide through tubes.  Underground and underwater hotels, glass towers, sparkle cities, a merging of all cultures in the future of architect, food and entertainment.

Driverless cars, automated highways, Driverless busses, Drones, hover cars, moving sidewalks, glass elevators which move vertically and horizontally. Air pods, Bikes and traditional modern cars are also available.  There are highways, airways, people movers, even waterways to get around.  The Highways are visually distinctive from any other road with auto lane magnets, sparkle covering, road ribs with either music or messages.  A uni rail is also a form of transportation throughout the city.

In the city..
Like the emerald City, this is the place to get anything done.  Hotels, living pods, and Jetson style living saucers, Moon Mansions, Dutch modern of the 70’s and more recent future visions are in the design of the future.  Restaurants, clubs, theaters, some “retro” and some futuristic.  Robot fighting, Actual Robots, and Robot Actors, Research Labs, a hands on Food innovation Lab and research camps looking for, and testing new inventions.    

There is a downtown area with modern office buildings above and below ground.  

You must wear an IDPn ; a button that attracts electric eyes which helps you, identifies you and offers suggestions for purchases and specials.  If your pin is covered, the eye cannot read it and a violation is alerted.   The IDPn is pretty much like the Eye technology in Minority Report, but the button must be worn on your front left shoulder.  The sensor will know how tall the button wearer should be, so if the button is too low, there will be an alert.  

The Hotels will have an updated version of the dumb waiter, so items can be placed from the lobby desk or kitchen below as well.

If you choose to wear a Future outfit you can request it from the Hotel Service lobby.
There will be a selection of future outfits in your room. Rental charges are accumulated
Until after your 6 days.
Future clothing is mandatory for the Space Mansion Space Hiking & The Future Weddings.

The Tubes:
The Tubes are not a ride but a way of going from one building to another.  You enter into a pod.  Place your hands on the bar in front of you then the pod slides through the clear plastic tube, partially controlled by gravity, and partially controlled by rollers to ascend.  The tubes are able to travel the perimeter of the city as well.  

The Downtown Buildings are a combination of glass, plastic and metal clear bricks these are architecturally advanced to look NOTHING like the buildings that exist today.  Some of the buildings start below the ground where there is another major section of the city.  There may be a theater underground
And restaurants, shops and even a hotel which has rooms underground.  At night, the glass and plastic builds will have a coordinate light show.  Some office buildings will be accessible to the public to show how the future will become.   The City will have a lot of alternative clean energy to run it such as solar power,  Water reprocess system.  Along with other existing alternate energy options The Future Research Lab will Be testing and looking for new alternative options.

Town Hotels
Black onyx or white, mostly glass projection television on glass, all modern designs.  Robot cleaners,  
Auto windows, shades, lights, doors, etc.  

Sleep Pod Hotels
Japanese sleep pods , in town and out of town.  These have common areas and individual pods.

Saucer Houses
Like the Jetsons’ Saucer shaped houses with many remote features.  

Neighborhood Domed houses
Just outside of town, Neighborhood home domes. These homes have many various auto/remote features with many hidden rooms, solar lights,  

Underground houses
These are underground houses with virtual lighting and virtual periscope windows.

Moon Mansions
These quad mansions are ultra-modern, large, with hidden rooms auto everything, and large enough for huge parties.

What can kids do in the Future World?
Kids can do a lot in Future World, visit the World’s Fair, watch the research, robot fights, travel around town, fly drones, Weightlessness, flight simulators, 4D Movies, back pack rocket rides.  Countless hands on tours throughout the city.  Hoverboards , The Future Research Lab

What can Adults do in the Future World?
There is so much to do in the Future.  Aside from the travel vehicles mentioned earlier,  there are bars, theaters, shopping establishments, futuristic restaurants, The Time Traveler Dance Club; where the Club changes its period theme every week, such as music from the  50’s, 60’s, 70’, 80’s,90’s etc.; you would have to dress accordingly to enter.  Flight Simulators, Space hiking, Space Casino; with original Casino games and Laser Platoons.  

convivial land

The conceptual worlds of Convivial are designed not to just entertain, but to immerse in the period to learn more about how we lived.  Living history without narration will put the consumer in the mindset of how life really was.  Convivial Worlds cannot exist without revenue which is why it should produce a profit. How they pay back to sustain the employment, differs from World to world.

Suggested prices per customer over 4yrs old: (may become either more or less than shown)

 The 1930’s:    6 nights  (spending Money must be converted-not included)
 Hotels                               $150.00  a night
 Motels                              $ 110.00
 The shanties:                   $ 80.00
 House:                              $200.00
 Mansion:                          $390.00
Train/Hotel:                      $ 290.00 Ride around the “country” return to Hotel.

6 days, 3 person average:  $36,960.00  

Fantasy Packages
 Rags to Riches:                $350.00 Start out in a Shanty, end up in a Luxury Hotel.
 Mobster Heist:                $400.00 Run from the police.
 Hunt for the Mobster:   $400.00 Look for the Bank Robbers.
 Weddings:                          Various prices per amenities.

6 Days, 3 person average: $5,850.00   (weddings not included)

           Best possible scenario        6 days   $42,810.00 individual purchases not included.

The 1870’s:  6 nights (supply spending money for conversion)

Hotels                                      $150.00
Townhouse                             $200.00
Riverboat                                 $170.00
Chinese Community              $ 80.00
Ranch                                       $ 110.00
Mansion                                   $ 400.00

6 Days, 3 person average: $6,660.00

Fantasy Packages
Posse                                         $250.00
Reservation                              $90.00
Cowboy Wedding                    Various prices per amenities.

6 Days, 3 person average:  $2,040.00  (Weddings not included)

Best possible scenario    6 days    $8,700.00    individual purchases not included.

Medieval Times 6 nights (supply your own spending money for conversion)

Village Rooms                      $120.00
Cottage                                 $200.00
Castle                                    $ 180.00
Kings Castle Rooms            $ 390.00

Fantasy Packages
Running with the Merry Men   $250.00
Weddings                     Various prices per amenities.

6 Days, 3 person average: $5, 340.00    (Weddings not included)

Best possible scenario    6 days    $6,840.00    individual purchases not included.

The Future  6 nights     (deposit spending money for your IDpn Button)

IDpn Button                                  $5.00  ……  $70.00 replace.  (key & communicator)

Sleeping Pods                                $150.00
Hotel Rooms                                  $180.00
Hotel Rooms more advanced       $290.00
Hotel Rooms Largest                    $400.00
Saucer Homes                               $490.00
Domed Houses                              $350.00
Underground Rooms                     $300.00
Moon Mansions                             $600.00

6 Days, 3 person average:         $7,695.00    (Weddings not included)

Fantasy Packages
Time Travel (all 4 worlds)        $550.00
Space hiking                                  $400.00   a day  (simulator, weightlessness training, “space outpost” etc.)
Weddings                                  Various prices per amenities.

Total Fantasy   $2,850.00

Best possible scenario    6 days    $10,545.00    individual purchases not included.


The previous listings show focused revenue for Convivial Land.  Below are other or peripheral
Revenues for Convivial Land

All Other Revenue 1930 :
Movie Theater Concession Stands.  
Town Fair Concession..
Town Fair Games and mementos of the 30’s
Downtown Pretzel Vendor
Residential & Shanty Town Italian Ice Vendors
Shanty Town:   Outside BBQ


The 1930’s
The Hotels (6): 1300 guests
Houses (16): up to 70 residents
Mansions [Quad Mansions] (2):  up to 32 residents (8 group units)
Shanties (30 rooms): up to 70 residents
Motels (3):  up to 75 residents

1547 total guests

The 1870’s
The Hotels in town (above Stores, Bars, Saloons, etc) 300 guests
Townhouses (15) just out of western town: up to 90 guests
Casino [Riverboat] on the River:  200 guests
Quad mansion (2) up to 35 guests
Ranch (3):  up to 12 guests
Reservation:   up to 12 guests
Chinese Community: up to 16 guests
Farm (2): up to 12 guests

777 total guests

Medieval Times

Village rooms (24) up to 68 guests
Cottages near the village (12) up to 35 guests
The Castle (300) up to 400 guests
Kings Castle Rooms (8) up to 32

535 total guests

The Future

Sleep Pods (60) in & out of town   60 guests
Hotels (7): up to 1300 guests
Saucer Houses (6):  up to 30 guests
Domed Houses (16) up to 40 guests
Underground houses (4) up to 25 guests
Moon Mansions quad (4) up to 140 guests

1595 total guests

Proposed Businesses and employees
Convivial Land will have actual working offices in its buildings along with sponsored vendors.  If vendors want an office in Convivial Land, they will have to pay additional rent and wear the clothing of that period.

This is just a suggested listing of what type of businesses will populate the particular lands.  Actors will also visit the businesses to prime interest from the paying customers to also visit and purchase.

THE 1930’S

First, there will be
2 Pharmacies with retro packaging of aspirins an other pharmaceutical products of the time.  The Pharmacies will also have a lunch counter and Soda Jerk for Ice Cream Sodas and other fun items. This business is open 7 days a week.

Daily Newspaper .5c
This paper is not necessarily daily, but will give points of interest, and Paper Boys with “Extras” for any breaking news (sometimes breaking news from a 30’s event as the cover page) News photographers will also come around and take pictures.  The pictures may show up in the next Extra edition.  the cost is .5c.

This newsstand will have vintage issues of very famous magazines of the 30’s.  They are all also available at the Pharmacy.  

Office Buildings
The Downtown area will have 6 “office “ buildings.  These buildings will actually be Hotels, but may have a separate entrance which looks like an office building entrance and may only go to certain floors which will have retro offices.  The retro office will have a public office with the typewriters and décor of the 30’s and if the renting company need modern means, a concealed office with the computers  etc.
Can be used. Another Office building may have an entrance for a 1930’s 4 star restaurant,  A Bar,
A 5 star Nightclub for white ties & Tails, with  dancing entertainment, outside acts and dance orchestra.

Other buildings Downtown will have 2 Vaudeville theaters 1 movie theater (24 hrs), Large event Theater (Event Movies, Legit Theater, Symphony) Tap Dance classes, Gift store, Pizza Shop, Chinese restaurant, Bakery, Famous Sandwich Shoppe, A Pharmacy, Women’s dress store, *Beauty Shop,  Barber Shop, *Men’s hat store, *Ladies rental,* Men’s rentals, Woolworths’, White Castle,* RKO Radio Station, Car Rentals (bikes & cycles)  Train Station.

*can be an upper level business of the other buildings.

Outside of Town:
The Residential neighborhood:  Post Office/Grocery Store/Pharmacy,   Bakery/milk delivery, Firehouse, Double Church,   2 quad Mansions.

A Train Track will actually separate this area from The Residential Neighborhood. The BBQ Joint,  The Grocery Store, Speak Easy  Night Club for Jazz, Chicken Joint,  

The 1870’s

Commerce Revenue:

The following companies may prepare their products for purchase in the convivial worlds
As long as the packaging is Period Proper. These companies may also advertise only in Period Proper
Format for an additional advertising fee.

[Candy Company here]
American Saddlery
Ben & Jerrys
Brooks Brothers
Bryers Ice Cream
Chock Full of Nuts
Columbia Pictures
Cuban Motors
Ford Motors
General Foods
General Mills
H.J. Heinz
Home Depot
Kraft Foods
Land O Lakes
Maxwell House
McCormick & Company
Turner Classic Movies
Various Contractors
 Local Milk, eggs, and farm products

The following list is not near completion.  The vendors will be encouraged to design a period packaging for their product to be sold in the 30’s, or the 1870’s.  The Future will require new and innovative packaging ideas which will be introduced exclusively in Convivial Land.  The Medieval World will have period packaging or bottling for the Pubs and Castle.   The Medieval World will mostly have natural foods and meats provided by local and onsite farms, so there will not be a lot of product packaging.    

The Future labs will be available for sponsored products to innovate in the Food Lab with consideration for visitors to be able to watch in its sterile and active lab facilities.  The Food Lab will be sort of a futuristic Willy Wonka Factory because while entertaining it will have a Wonka type room where one could walk through and try samples incorporated in to the décor.  This is also an advertisement to purchase certain products being sold throughout Future World.

Convivial Land is right now a dream.  It’s a dream that should be produced now.  And to make it happen now, we need to contact the Rubensteins, Zukermans, Gates, & Buffet types who can collectively put up the $14 Billion.   Immediately, this will create a lot of jobs, once its finished, it will create jobs where jobs weren’t sought after like actors, dancers, musicians, etc.    I would like this to finish by 2020.  If we don’t put to get this done, we will not see the future visions in our lifetime.  If you believe this, you will help get the attention of these billionaires to begin the building of CONVIVIAL LAND.

updated: 3 years ago