Earth’s Biggest Cave is Thrilling

For how astonishing it is, Vietnam’s Son Doong Cave has flown under the radar. Discovered in just 2009, this enormous cave meaning “Mountain River Cave” was stumbled on by a farmer less than fifteen years ago in the deep jungle of central Vietnam. It has depth and scale that will drop your jaw, and some spectacular natural wonders inside, including waterfalls, 10-story stalagmites, enormous ‘cave pearls’ and dense patches of jungle in places where the cave roof has collapsed. The first commercial tours kicked off this August, with each explorer spending several thousands of dollars to get a chance to visit this amazing natural wonder. I think I now have something to legitimately add to the bucket list.   Via Viralnova and National Geographic:
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