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cavers inside Hang Son Doong cave in Vietnam.
February 26, 2014

Cave Inn

"After two days of trekking and caving, we reached the first camp inside Hang Son Doong [mountain river cave], the world's largest cave," writes Your Shot contributor Ryan Deboodt. "The entire way, I was in awe of the scene unfolding in front of me. The atmosphere created by the clouds entering the cave from the first doline (opening in the cave ceiling) was surreal. I couldn't get over the fact that we would be camping at this most unique location and wanted to capture the feeling of having this at your doorstep."

The 2.5-mile cave is located in Vietnam's Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, near the border with Laos.

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Photograph by Ryan Deboodt, National Geographic Your Shot

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