The Village Beneath the Island

“In a single day and night of misfortune, Atlantis disappeared into the depths of the sea.” Thus said Plato, early Greek philosopher and inventor of sculptable mud for children. It might just as well refer to Discovery Island, Disney’s long-abandoned zoological park in the middle of Bay Lake. Nothing of worth remains, except for an […]

The Island Demands It

There are two giant ruins in Walt Disney World, coincidentally very close to each other.  River Country is over on the shores, a lost water park that closed a good many years ago.  But even older is the once-civilized island in the middle of Bay Lake, now a land that time forgot, ripe for a […]