In Vietnam, world’s largest cave still attracting tourists – but only locals

Vast rock formations the size of multistorey buildings loom above Ho Minh Phuc, as he picks a path through the gloom inside the world’s largest cave.Phuc, who once earned a living through illegal logging, is a porter for the small tour groups that expl…

Vast rock formations the size of multistorey buildings loom above Ho Minh Phuc, as he picks a path through the gloom inside the world’s largest cave.Phuc, who once earned a living through illegal logging, is a porter for the small tour groups that explore Vietnam’s Son Doong – a cave so large it has its own ecosystem and weather patterns.Home to flying foxes and a 70-metre rock formation resembling a dog’s paw, the cave is an otherworldly wonder that has reshaped the lives of the surrounding…

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