Caving has its thrills and risks

Adrenaline lovers from Singapore have headed to Vietnam's Hang Son Doong caves, which are the world's largest and can fit a 40-storey skyscraper.
Adrenaline lovers from Singapore have headed to Vietnam's Hang Son Doong caves, which are the world's largest and can fit a 40-storey skyscraper. PHOTO: ELINNA YAO

Caves appeal to some travellers from Singapore as these natural wonders abound in the region, and caving can combine different facets of nature in a single trip and even culture.

For the adventurous, caves may come with underground rivers, waterfalls and sinkholes, and even house temples.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 08, 2018, with the headline 'Caving has its thrills and risks'. Print Edition | Subscribe