A blog by Jorge Garcia.

Saturday, August 15, 2009

I'm DIG-gin' Atlantis

There is an exhibit at Atlantis called The Dig.
It gives you a better look at their huge fish tank as well as cool "artifacts" of lost Atlantis.

Part of it is this strange steamy room that as a bunch of old looking scuba equipment. It also opens up to the gift shop.


I think it's supposed to look like the men who were here may have been devoured by the piranha. Or eels.

25 comments:

Is that cause Dave died? said...

Amazing thanks for sharing the pics.

Rachel Snyder said...

I've never had any interest in staying at fancy resorts, but now you've piqued my curiosity a little. Not that I'll ever be able to afford a place like that ;-P

Jules said...

Eek!

Rachel said...

wow i would love to go there........ but dont think i will ever get to =(

. . . . . . . . said...

If you had bought more at the gift shop, perhaps men wouldn't have been devoured in the display. So... just saying...... ??
consumerism, man.. It's the answer.



ps you made this resort look way more fun than I ever thought it would be. they owe you royalties.

Joan Crawford said...

Have you ever watched the "Piranha" movie? Rottentomatoes gives it a 64% and this is the tag line: "Operation Razorteeth," a government project involving the breeding of mutant piranhas, gets way out of hand when the fish raid a lake at a summer camp for kids...

How can you say no to that?

Suzie-Q said...

I'll bet the "piranha" are really pacus.

AMENMom said...

Those are some creepy looking eels.

Derek Brink said...

...hat.

Sebastian said...

Those eels are giant morays...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giant_moray

Creepy :-)

Paul Spooner said...

Do you remember 'Piranha' with Lee Majors...that was an AWESOME film!

Jameson said...

Just think, at one point it was all thought to be myth. Today we can peruse the anti-gravity guns and telepathic helmets of Atlantean invention.

It is officially the age of science fiction made science fact.

groovymom said...

Some of this looks like it could be a LOST set!

Very cool!

YELLOWDOG GRANNY said...

every time you have done a post on atlantis i think of the song atlantis by donovan...

Marquiwis said...

BuenĂ­simo JOrge!

Topanga said...

I love that a fictional place can have artifacts. It's like how the entire tourist industry of Prince Edward Island is based on Anne of Green Gables. You can go Cavendish, PEI and pay to see the house "Green Gables", filled with furniture Anne would have used when she lived there, right down to the cracked slate she smashed over Gilbert's head (except it's fictional).

Paul Spooner said...

Topanga: that's just like King Arthur or Robin Hood memorabilia here!

Christy said...

We went to the Atlantis for our honeymoon! I LOVED it and I REALLY want to go back someday!

Christina Bauer said...

Thanks so much for sharing this with us, Jorge! The Dig looks a bit tourist-y but I bet it was fun!

billybobtexas said...

Livin the dream...

Amy Traverso said...

After we went to Hawaii, the Bahamas lost all appeal, except that it doesn't take 10 hours to get there from the East Coast. Was it a let-down for you?

James Hernandez said...

Jorge,

In my best southern accent "them there piranhas is good eating." Think about that one for a while.

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redelf said...

neato!!!