Above: Cave pearls “the size of baseballs”.; photo by Ryan Deboodt
Discover lost worlds within our own planet is the dream of every browser or, in this case, an adventurous photographer, although it was not the one who found him, he was the first to portray to share with the rest of humanity. Deboodt Ryan took the pictures that illustrate this story on 31 August, after the cave was discovered by locals just a month ago.
As reported Xaluan.com , the colossal cave is located near the National Park Phong Nha-Ke Bang, and is believed to be an extension of another found previously called Hang Tien. “It is really surprising to find a new cave,” said Ryan, who for months had already made headlines when shooting a drone inside Hang Son Doong , the world’s largest cave. “Being in such large caves is a fascinating experience. It feels like you’re on another planet, with darkness descending on you in a place where nothing looks familiar. “
“To reach the hidden cave we had to cross a lot of others that were interconnected with each other. The walls and ceiling of the cave have white and black horizontal lines that border on perfection. The floors are also very interesting, for example, the main passage is covered with small gours that stretch for hundreds of meters, “Ryan said. National Park Phong Nha-Ke Bang, Vietnam has 126,236 hectares and consists of an area of limestone mountains (the oldest karst landscape of Asia) and tropical forests that are home to many species. The place has hundreds of cave systems, many of them of extraordinary magnitude and length, and spectacular underground rivers. Who comes up there is breathtaking images as a result of water erosion over millions of years.