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vendredi 17 mars 2017

Vietnam's 'cave province' schedules direct flights to northern Thailand

From the mountains of Chiang Mai into the depths of the world's biggest cave in Quang Binh from just $100.

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jeudi 16 mars 2017

In Vietnam, a rush to save the world’s largest cave from the masses

“Caves are fragile environments. They don’t regenerate very quickly, and once they’re broken, they’re broken.”

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vendredi 3 juin 2016

Preserving Son Doong supersedes making profit

A group of ambassadors to Vietnam that recently completed an exploration of Son Doong, the world’s biggest cave, located in Vietnam’s north-central region, are opening up about the trip they have been calling an incredible experience.

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samedi 6 février 2016

Caving tourism to take off in Vietnam

A man instrumental in putting Son Doong Cave, the world’s largest cave, and its neighbors on the world map is positive that caving tourism will become the ‘nucleus’ of Vietnam’s tourism sector, and that the area will also grow into a caving hub worldwide.

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mardi 16 juin 2015

Vietnam’s caves win time

QUANG BINH : Vietnam’s government has announced plans to keep the famous Phong Nha-Ke Bang cave system in its natural state by banning all construction activities, including a controversial cable car project, until at least 2030.

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dimanche 1 mars 2015

Unknown caves in Phong Nha-Ke Bang in central Vietnam

Explorers from National Geographic Magazine discovered previously unknown caves while recording 360-degree images of Son Doong, the world’s largest cave, located in central Vietnam, in January.

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vendredi 30 janvier 2015

Vietnam orders a cut in entrance fees to world-renowned caves

Vietnam’s tourism authority has asked the central province of Quang Binh to bring entrance fees at its world famous caves back to the original level, following a steep increase heavily protested by travel agencies.

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jeudi 25 décembre 2014

Record volcanic cave system discovered in central Vietnam

A joint team of Vietnamese and Japanese scientists have discovered what they believe is Southeast Asia's longest volcanic cave system in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong, according to Vietnam's General Department of Geology and Mineral Resources.

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dimanche 2 novembre 2014

Deep in Vietnam, exploring a colossal cave

Waist-deep in cool river water on a sweltering June afternoon, we waded toward the entrance of the immense Hang En cave in the Quang Binh province of central Vietnam.

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jeudi 23 octobre 2014

Vietnam plans cable car in world’s largest cave

A local resort developer has received the green light to build a US$212-million cable car system inside the world’s largest cave - Son Doong in north central Vietnam.

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lundi 8 septembre 2014

Vietnam to continue launching tours to world’s largest cave

Quang Binh People’s Committee announced on Friday that the central province will continue to launch tours to its Son Doong Cave- the world’s current largest- which is part of the UNESCO-recognized Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park.

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samedi 26 octobre 2013

The way to Paradise in Vietnam

The way to Paradise includes a 500-meter climb amid humming birds and cicada songs. In Vietnam, Paradise is a cave thus named by a British Cave Research Association team, who came following its discovery by local man Ho Khanh in 2005.

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vendredi 24 avril 2009

Cave in Vietnam may be world's largest

DONG HOI - A cave discovered in Vietnam's Quang Binh province may be the largest in the world, a team of British explorers says.

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