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Mystery of the Longyou Caves

Near a small village called Shiyanbei in the Yazhou region, which sits in the middle of Zhejiang Province, China, is the Longyou Caves, a cave system like no other. Its extensive, magnificent, and rare ancient underground world is considered in China to be “the ninth wonder of the ancient world.” The Longyou Caves are thought to ...

Troy Oakes

Inside the Longyou Grotto caves in China.

Phraya Nakhon Cave’s Hidden Treasure

Inside the Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park in Thailand, there is a cave called Phraya Nakhon. Located about 10 miles from the park headquarters, the cave contains a royal pavilion built in 1890 for King Rama V. The park was established in 1966 and later expanded in 1982. It is home to a variety ...

Armin Auctor

The Phraya Nakhon cave.

Liuqiu, a Small Island That Abounds With Natural Beauty

Liuqiu, also called Xiao Liuqiu or Little Liuqiu (小琉球), is a beautiful island with abundant coral reefs that abounds with natural beauty. It is approximately 15 kilometers off the west coast of Southern Taiwan’s Pingtung County (屏東縣) and is easily accessible by ferry boat from Tongkang (東港). Please watch the following video about Liuqiu island. ...

Billy Shyu

The Mystery of High-Tech Tool Marks in China’s Ancient Longyou Caves

The Longyou Caves are a series of large artificial sandstone caverns located at Phoenix Hill, close to the village of Shiyan Beicun by the Qu River, Lingyou County, in China’s Zhejiang Province. The caves were discovered by local “farmers who were pumping water out of five small pools on a rough-flat ground in 1992.” These ...

Hermann Rohr