Caves

caves

Though it seems to be of less significance compared to other tourist destination but caves from prehistoric era has always served a greater purpose. As a shelter, as a family gathering, as a means for escape from enemies and at times a place of creation which in some place still stand as a test of  time. From Maros in Indonesia, to Chauvet caves in France, From Coliboaia cave in Romania to El Castillo in Spain, From Lascaux in France Bhimbetka in India , from  Altamira in Spain to Ajanta, all of them bear the witness to the remarkable  paintings from prehistoric to Neolithic era. Besides paintings, natural formations of stalactite and stalagmite caves are nature’s most wonderful work of art. Borra Caves in Andhra Pradesh, Patal  Bhubaneswar at Pithoragrah district in Uttarakhand, Reed Flute cave in Guangxi province in China, Ice cave of Austria; all of these with it’s own legends, stories, histories bear testimonial to the wonders of nature. For most daring adventure sports lovers cave diving in recent time is on the rise. Again it shows the indomitable spirit of human beings whether it is under water or in land, that nothing is unconquerable. Belize lighthouse reef, Energence du Russel in France, Abismo Anhumus cave in Benito, Brazil and in India the north eastern state of Meghalaya with its deepest and longest caves offers a great adrenalin rush for adventurers and explorers.

Edakkal Caves

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in cave | 0 comments

Edakkal Caves

are two natural caves at a remote location at Edakkal, 25 km from Kalpetta in the Wayanad district of Kerala in India’s Western Ghats. They lie 1,200 metres above sea level on Ambukutty Mala, beside an ancient trade route connecting the high mountains of Mysore to the ports of the Malabar coast.

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Ratnagiri Cave

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in cave | 0 comments

Ratnagiri Cave

Marleshwar is located in Sangameshwar subdivision of Ratnagiri district. It is known for the Cave Shiva Temple. Every year thousands of devotees visit the temple and perform ablutions in the nearby Bav river. Dhareshwar is a waterfall on the Bav river which is another gorgeous site to visit. The place is lush green in the monsoons and is sure to win your heart.

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Nighoj Cave

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Nighoj Cave

Have you seen natural potholes? If not then a visit to this place is a must for all you nature lovers. Located in the district of Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, it is to be believed that due to high rainfalls in this area, Kukadi River flowed out from the highlands with such force that scouring of the bedrock took place and resulted in the formation of these potholes.

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Kederaswar Cave

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Kederaswar Cave

Kedareshwar Cave at Harishchandragad has a huge Shivalinga located inside it. It is submerged in water during the rains and makes for a fascinating spot to visit in the monsoons. It is said that when the fourth (and the only remaining) column breaks, the world will end. Do visit this interesting cave at the beautiful fort this monsoons.

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