Tag Archives: caves

Inside Lava Tube

Totally Tubular: Lava River Cave, Oregon

Lava in Oregon? What’s the first thing that comes to mind when contemplating a visit to Oregon? Chances are lava tubes weren’t among the¬†responses. As it turns out, Oregon is…

Tamara Wild Caving

Wild Caving in Inner Space Cavern

Wild Caving Wild caves are often largely unexplored. Unlike show caves, like the famous Carlsbad Caverns or the lesser-known Dixie Caverns, wild caves haven’t been developed to allow easy access…

From Across the Yi River

Beaucoup Buddhas in the Longmen Grottoes

The Longmen Grottoes Along the banks of the Yi River, about 15 kilometers south of the city Luoyang, China are the Longmen Grottoes, also known as the Dragon Gate Caves….

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Jeju Island: Bali in Korea?

Jeju Island Not sure if we can agree with the title “Bali of Korea,” but Jeju is indeed a pretty island. Volcanic and subtropical, Jeju is filled with natural beauty…

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Waitomo

Though we were sorely tempted to join in some caving, abseil, blackwater rafting adventures in Waitomo, time and money were short, so we opted for a long walk followed by…

T with our guide "Joy"

Yabba Dabba Doo. Enjoy the Cave in Aruba!

Soon after arriving in Aruba, we rented a Jeep and took off to explore. Resorts are comfy and relaxing, but we wanted, as much as possible in a place so…

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park The Guadalupe Mountains on the Texas-New Mexico border reach heights of almost 9,000 feet. Not far away, deep beneath the surface, are hundreds of caverns formed…