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Derinkuyu, or: the allure of the underground city
Scotland. Beneath the City Chambers on the Royal Mile lies Edinburgh's deepest secret - a warren of hidden streets where real people lived, worked and died between the 17th and the 19th centuries. These underground closes and witness some of the dramatic episodes and extraordinary apparitions from this site's fascinating and historically rich past.
Conquering an Infinite Cave There’s a jungle inside Vietnam’s mammoth cavern. A skyscraper could fit too. And the end is out of sight Like a castle on a knoll, a rock formation shines beneath a skylight in Hang Son Doong. A storm had just filled the pool, signaling that exploring season was coming to an end.
Rememberance - Photo of the Abandoned La Crypte des Fleurs
Actually more of an Abandoned Place, this deserted underground city crypt lies somewhere in Belgium (actual location protected). The cemetery above is well groomed but below ground is the dark secret. Three tunnels lit only by skylights are flanked with dead interred between 1885 when the cemetery opened to as late as 1978. Some have been disinterred since but most of the dead remain. They have been forgotten.
Palawan Underground River
New 7 Wonders of Nature - Puerto Princesa Underground River, Philippines - “The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is located about 50 km north of the city of Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines. It features a limestone karst mountain landscape with an 8.2 km. navigable underground river. A distinguishing feature of the river is that it winds through a cave before flowing directly into the South China Sea. It includes major formations of stalactites and stalagmites, an...