Monday, March 25, 2019

Kuom Tiankeng

One of the features of the unique Aouk Underground River is a giant sinkhole - Kuom Tiankeng. This giant hole in the Arfak Mountains was...

Aouk Underground River

There are a lot more underground rivers in the world than most people imagine. One of the largest and most impressive is Aouk Underground...

Jog Falls (Gersoppa Falls)

The most magnificent waterfall in India could be Jog Falls or, as it was called frequently in the past - Gersoppa Falls. Around November...

Chocolate Hills

When ascending one of the numerous Chocolate Hills on a clear day, opens a unique view - the plain up to the horizon is...

Kelimutu – volcano with differently colored crater lakes

There are many interesting crater lakes around the world and many are exciting natural wonders. Some of the most surprising are the three Kelimutu...

Liang Bua – the cave of the mysterious Homo floresiensis

There happen unusual discoveries but few have been as weird as the sensational finds in the sediments of Liang Bua cave in 2003. Turns...

Kawah Ijen

One of the most unusual volcanoes on the world is Kawah Ijen. It contains the largest lake of acid in the world but especially...

89.5 m tall yellow meranti tree, Maliau Basin

We don't know the tallest trees in the tropics yet. But in 2016 in the pristine forest of Maliau Basin in Sabah, Malaysia was...

Tallest Shorea faguetiana tree, Danum Valley

The race to find the tallest tropical trees is on and one after another we learn about new discoveries. In November 2016 there was...

Dragon Hole

Currently the deepest known underwater sinkhole (blue hole) is Dragon Hole - 300.89 m deep hole in a shallow shoal in Paracel Islands. This sinkhole...