Outwardly, the fjords resemble calm blue lakes, but the water in them is salty. In fact, these are long, narrow sea bays that cut deep into the land. On both sides of the fjords are often framed by majestic rocks.
Small and large waterfalls that originate on high-altitude glaciers break down from almost vertical rocky shores.
Although one fjord is often an extension of another and you can sail from fjord to fjord and return to the open sea, on the fjords you will feel as if you were transported to another universe, especially if you came to this region in the winter. Continue reading
Over the past year, twenty new caves have been opened in Vietnam, including the giant Han Son dung cave, or hang Sondong (the name can be translated as “mountain river Cave”). In fact, the local tribes that live in the jungle have long known about this cave, but they were afraid of it because of the whistling sounds that make the underground river flowing in this cave. The world community only became aware of this natural wonder in 2009, when a group of British researchers from the British Association of cave explorers (BCRA) examined this cave. The research was conducted from 10 to 14 April 2009. Continue reading