Monday, November 19, 2018

Cenote Angelita or… “The Nightmare”

The lake in Cenote Angelica is not entirely unique but nevertheless no other place in the world has brought such impressive sights and images....

Kitum Cave – salt mine of elephants

Some of world's most unusual caves are located at the foot of Mount Elgon. Here, in thick forests among the trees are hidden some...

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...

Abanda Caves – caves of unique bat-eating crocodiles

Group of caves in the rainforest of eastern Gabon - Abanda Caves - has a very special secret. Here, in eternal darkness lives a...

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...

Naica Cave of the Crystals

It is possible that entrails of the Earth hide more caves like this - but up to this day Naica Cave of the Crystals...

Hranice Abyss (Hranicka Propast)

The impressive sinkhole near Hranice town - Hranice Abyss - has been known for centuries. But over the last decade it turns out that...

Pozzo del Merro

The second deepest known water-filled sinkhole - cave system is located in the vicinities of Rome. Recently none expected that the small lake in...

Szepvolgyi System (Pál-völgy Cave)

Entrance in the longest cave in Hungary - Szepvolgyi System - is located only some 3 - 4 km from the Hungarian Parliament Building....

Ochtinská Aragonite Cave (Ochtinska Aragonite Cave)

There are some caves in the world which are adorned with very unusual crystals formed from aragonite. The best known aragonite cave is Ochtinská...