Lascaux Caves – most impressive visitor experience & prehistoric cave paintings, a guest blog with photos and video by Nicole Miller.. ‘Warning over tourism torrent for fragile caves on the West Coast’ – a headline that grabbed my attention a couple of days ago. Department of Conservation, a New Zealand government agency issues a strictly limited number of […]Read More How technology enhances visitor experiences and eases tourist pressures
One of the novelties of the 2018 edition of the Sardinia Project was the inclusion of a new cave to document and study: Utopia. Just the name (Utopia) says it all; its probably one of the nicest cave names I know, and it immediately brings imagines and imagination of a really grandiose and beautiful site. […]Read More Project Baseline Sardinia – Science, Documentation, Survey (Utopia)
One day I got an email from my Cave 1 and ITC instructor Andrea Marassich: Project Baseline Sardinia July 2018 !!!!! Having been there last year for the course, falling in love with the island, I couldn’t say no. Booked my spot, and wait for July to come, but first, preparations! How to get there, […]Read More Project Baseline Sardinia – Science, Documentation, Survey (Day 1)
With that name, what would you expect from it? It is quite clear, but won’t encounter the blue well until some penetration inside the cave, but then… Magic happens! or salt water happens! It was my second time in Mayan Blue, the first was 4 years ago, with some friends, and I remember it to […]Read More Mayan Blue – Black Hole to Firmament
When I first heard that name, I thought: why? why would you call that area “Cave Country” if you have México? Nothing further from reality… Where everything started!! Little I knew about this area of the world, for sure. On this map, only a few of the springs are shown, with a potential cave entry. […]Read More Welcome to Cave Country – or the Middle Earth
Me salió del alma… Or… it left from my soul: What?! This pond of dirt?! That was actually my first thought and actually I said it loud when I saw our entrance to Jailhouse. In the morning we decided to go this Sunday to Jailhouse, again, everybody was talking amazing things from it, so we […]Read More Cenote Jailhouse – where is it? This pond of dirt?
On the driving there, around half an hour, I was singing this song the whole time. It’s a popular Spanish song that comes to say: “Snail -il -il, take your horns to the sun”, but of course, it has a rhythm in Spanish. This cenote is on the Labnaha group, belonging to Sac Actum System, […]Read More Cenote Caracol – col col Saca los cuernos al sol