Son Doong Cave, in central Vietnam – the world's biggest cave.
Son Doong was discovered by a local farmer in 1991, and was only really explored fully a few years ago. Its remote jungle location has kept it well off the tourist map, and a rappel down into its depths will take you where very few people have walked before.
Unlike a lot of wilderness areas in Asia, there's no rubbish here. Once you enter Son Doong, you leave the world of humanity behind, and enter a realm of pure, unadulterated, natural grandeur. Climbing through its immense chamber is a true Indiana Jones experience.
Son Doong, quite simply, is spectacular. Raw, yet fragile. I hope that the Vietnam government will do all it can to protect this place, while allowing nature appreciators to experience one of the world's most beautiful natural wonders.
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pajaran (45488) 2013-05-07 4:41
Interesantan tekst o mestu i pecini ...
Dobar snimak, kontrast i perspektiva.
naglasio bih motiv.
Srecan povratak na TE.
An interesting article about the place and the cave ...
Good picture, contrast and perspective.
I would emphasize the motive.
Welcome back to TE.
All the best.
parvatibb (1295) 2013-05-07 10:55
Love the mystic atmosphere of the photo and the rock formation. Wish to visit sometime.