More info: Lascaux. Tel: 05 53 50 99 10. www.lascaux.fr. Entrance fees: Adults 16 €; 10.40 € ages 5-12. Nocturnal visits
The Parisian project will follow the concept of the Carrières de Lumières, which has displayed in the past five years, since
These boom/bust cycles are caused, in part, by the lack of normal surface streams in karst areas. Surface flow moves quickly
I can honestly think of dozens of reasons I fell in love with Phong Nha, Vietnam, but I think it's best to narrow it down to a few. I think people should check out this place as soon as they can. Like, tomorrow. Here's why.
Nature's light shows are the best.
Credit: Flickr/sciondriver Credit: Justin Tereveen Dallas, TX Underground rail and freight tunnels Back in the roaring '20s
Koryta uses the elements of the winter in Indiana to add chill to his story. Then he overlays that with any reader's feeling of claustrophobia by taking Novak deep down into the bowels of the earth. These isolated areas of tight space and total darkness play to all of our darkest fears.
It's often said that the Age of Exploration is over. Mount Everest has been scaled, Antarctica traversed, every inch of every vast desert or rainforest mapped with satellite imagery and laser ranging technology.
Modern-day explorers must look to other frontiers not yet mapped in any atlas: the bottom of the sea, for example, or faraway Mars. But sometimes we forget another unmapped mystery, often nearer at hand: subterranean caves.