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A FATHER and son have been found in a Vietnamese jungle after disappearing 40 years ago during the war with America.
Local officials made contact with Ho Van Thanh, 81, and Ho Van Lang, 41, after villagers reported seeing the pair dressed in loin cloths.
An entire Maya city full of pyramids and palatial complexes has been discovered in a remote jungle in southeastern Mexico, archaeologists report.Covered in thick vegetation, the ruins were found in Campeche, a province in the western Yucatán peninsula that’s littered with Maya complexes and artifacts. The newfound site is dubbed Chactún, and it stretches over roughly 54 acres (22 hectares). Researchers think the city was occupied during the Late Classic Maya period, from roughly A.D. 600 until A.D. 900, when the civilization mysteriously collapsed. . . . Read Complete Report
October 10, 2012
“When I was in High School in Brazil, one of my aunts was a member of the religious group called Uniao do Vegetal. My grandmother described what their meetings were like. There were children everywhere and everyone there helped to chop and boil the tough jungle vines and roots to make ayahuasca tea.” . . . Alexandra Bruce
Photo: A jungle inside a cave? A roof collapse long ago in Hang Son Doong let in light; plants thickly followed. As “Sweeny” Sewell climbs to the surface, hikers struggle through the wryly named Garden of Edam. CREDITCarsten PeterSOURCENational Geographic.
Vietnam’s Hang Son Doong cave is the largest in the world, with caverns big enough to fit an entire city street inside them. These awe-inspiring photos take you inside the beautiful, alien world of the Hang Son Doong cave.
The cave was, amazingly enough, only discovered twenty years ago, and is just now being properly surveyed. National Geographic has a fascinating longer piece on the recent explorations of the cave, but the real highlight has to be the nearly two dozen amazing photographs from inside the cave . . . Read Complete Report