Fishing on lake Baikal
  When it comes to lake Baikal, the scientists unwittingly transferred into language of the highest degrees: the deepest lake in the world (1642 m), the world's largest supply of…

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The British risk turning the lake into the soup
  British scientists have begun preparing for the drilling and subsequent research ellsuorta subglacial lake in West Antarctica. The experts proceed through the year. To get to the water of…

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Caves of DRAC and hams (drach, hams) – “dark side” of Mallorca


Sea erosion in combination with soil rich in lime, has created favorable conditions for the emergence of the caves on Mallorca, which number over four thousand.

These amazing underground landscapes of the island are amazingly beauty and diversity. At different times the caves of Majorca was used for housing, warehouses, served as hideouts for smugglers… eventually made these nooks the basis for the emergence of hundreds of different legends and “horror stories”.

For hundreds of years the inhabitants of Mallorca were hiding in the underground labyrinths from the raids of the pirate fleets, by the way, a regular attack of pirates is one of the reasons why the oldest city of Mallorca don’t stand at the sea shore, and “hiding” in the depths of the island.

Today visit the world of underground lakes and caves easier, enough to buy a ticket, costing from 4 to 10 euros. There, under the ground, you will be amazed by the size and colors of stalactites and stalagmites, you’ll see how over thousands of years by drops of water has created a bizarre, and sometimes just incredible shape.

Drach caves (Las Cuevas del Drach)

The most famous caves in Mallorca caves of Drach Continue reading