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Jul 21, 2004 - Ali Sadr Caves

The Ali Sadr caves are amazing. We set out at 6am by taxi to drive to Ali Sadr and Hamadan. As we watched the rolling hills from the speedy Peugeot we remarked how similar the landscape was to the grasslands of BC's interior. Who would guess that beneath one of the hills was a huge underground lake? Beneath the hill are over 11 km of spectacular caves, with stalagmites and stalactites. Over 3 km are open to tourists. As we descended into the cave we were engulfed in cool air. The caves were 16 C. Our tour began by boat, as our lead boat...

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