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The Caves of Nerja Are Rediscovered Options
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The Caves of Nerja Are Rediscovered

One of Spain's major tourist attractions is the Caves of Nerja, a series of caverns near the town of Nerja in the Province of Málaga. The caves were inhabited by prehistoric peoples, who left their mark in the form of paintings and other artifacts. Today, visitors can tour parts of the caves' three galleries and view skeletons and other items on display there. Concerts are also regularly held in one of the caves' many chambers. How did five friends inadvertently rediscover the caves in 1959? More...
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you can not believe how huge they are
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Rediscovered by spelunkers:

spe·lunk·er

One who explores caves chiefly as a hobby; a caver.

[From obsolete spelunk, cave, from Middle English, from Old French spelunque, from Latin spēlunca, from Greek spēlunx.]
spe′lunk′ing n.

American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

The cave exhibits an impressive array of speleothems (Calcium Carbonate or Calcium Sulfate rock formations):

Cave Rock Formations



Barnacle Barney Bill
Posted: Monday, January 12, 2015 6:38:35 PM

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Dr WWWW wrote:
Rediscovered by spelunkers:

spe·lunk·er

One who explores caves chiefly as a hobby; a caver.

[From obsolete spelunk, cave, from Middle English, from Old French spelunque, from Latin spēlunca, from Greek spēlunx.]
spe′lunk′ing n.

American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

The cave exhibits an impressive array of speleothems (Calcium Carbonate or Calcium Sulfate rock formations):

Cave Rock Formations




I always enjoy reading your posts. Your posts are always informative and civil. I believe that you exemplify the TFD forum's best intentions. How many of you agree?
Dr WWWW
Posted: Monday, January 12, 2015 10:19:53 PM

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Kind of you to say, Barnacle. I enjoy your comments too. I believe, however, that your request constitutes a poll, which is forbidden by the guidelines.
Barnacle Barney Bill
Posted: Tuesday, January 13, 2015 12:06:01 PM

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Dr WWWW wrote:
Kind of you to say, Barnacle. I enjoy your comments too. I believe, however, that your request constitutes a poll, which is forbidden by the guidelines.

Good point. I meant it as a rhetorical question but I did not express myself at all clearly. I should have said "If you agree nod your head."
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Hopefully I will someday have the opportunity to visit those caves.
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