Showing posts from July, 2012

Conquering an Infinite Cave in Vietnam

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.
By Mark Jenkins
Photograph by Carsten Peter

A giant cave column swagged in flowstone towers over explorers swimming through the depths of Hang Ken,
one of 20 new caves discovered last year in Vietnam.

A climber ascends a shaft of light in Loong Con, where humidity rises into cool air and forms clouds inside the cave.

A jungle inside a cave? A roof collapse long ago in Hang Son Doong let in light; plants thickly followed.
As "Sweeny" Sewell climbs to the surface, hikers struggle through the wryly named Garden of Edam.

Mist sweeps past the hills of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, its 330 square miles set aside in 2001 to protect one of Going underground,
expedition members enter Hang En, a cave tunneled out by the Rao Thuong River.
Dwindling to a series of ponds during the dry months, the river can rise almost 300 feet during the flood season, …

Love South Africa

A shop owner was tired of people breaking into his yard/shop so he came up with the idea of shaving his dog like a lion. Everyone in SA recognises a lion,
now he has no problem with thugs!
South African ingenuity we call it " 'n Boer maak 'n plan"


We can supply you a hangover

ama ouch!

The wooden bowl

The Wooden Bowl

I guarantee you will remember the tale of the Wooden Bowl tomorrow, a week from now, a month from now, a year from now.

A frail old man went to live with his son, daughter-in-law,
and four-year-old grandson.
The old man's hands trembled, his eyesight was blurred, and his step faltered

The family ate together at the table.

Auntie Acid