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Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Okinawa, Gyokusendo caves/Окинава, пещеры Гёкусендо

Those who likes caves will appreciate the Gyokusendo caves. This place is spectacular, the tunnel goes for over twenty-seven hundred feet and a different sight opens up every time you turn. At times it feels like it is raining, so I had to constantly remind myself that I was in a cave. The water is always dripping from the ceiling, that is the nature's way of creating stalactites and stalagmites. Therefore, the air humidity in the cave is up to 99%. Here are some pictures from inside the cave.

Пещеры Гёкусендо не оставят равнодушными любителей подземных приключений. Для посетителей открыто около 850 метров пещер, и каждый поворот головы открывает новые великолепные виды. Иногда казалось что идет дождь, поэтому мне приходилось напоминать себе что я внутри пещеры. Вода постоянно капает со сводов, так образуются сталактиты и сталагмиты. Влажность воздуха достигает 99%. Вот несколько фотографий из пещер.











This concludes my overview of wonderful Okinawa.

На этом я заканчиваю свое повествование об интересных местах Окинавы

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