Walt Disney World
Lake Buena Vista, Florida
In Fantasyland one will notice the old lake and scenery from the unfortunately
defunct 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea ride. I hear they closed the
ride because of problems with loading and unloading disabled riders.
It's sad because I really loved this ride. I'm actually not looking
forward to going back to Disney because in the last several years they have
removed several classic rides like 20,000 Leagues and Mr. Toads Wild
Ride that were very near and dear to my heart. All I can say is that
it's just wrong.
Here's a picture from a heavily re-themed attraction that I'm sad to see
changed...the Swiss Family Robinson Tree House. I guess after the
animated Tarzan came out the Swiss Family Robinson were evicted from the
This is the first coaster that I totally fell head over heels in love with...The
Big Thunder Mountain Rail Road! I was freaked out by Space Mountain
but I could ride this because it was on the ground. That's the twisted
mind of an 8 year old I guess.
Big Thunder Mountain has plenty of surprises and is a joy of a ride.
My love of mine train coasters started here back in 1981. They're
not big, they're not fast but mine train's are just plain fun.