Scenery from just outside the entrance to the cave.
Another shot of scenery just outside the cave entrance.
Nobuo at the entrance to the cave. We are all still fresh and energetic at this point.
One of the interesting formations inside the cave.
Another interesting formation from the cave. Some stalactites finally.
Stalactites and stalacmites. Deeper in the cave, we found some that had joined into columns.
Tomoko ascending one of the many slippery, narrow stairwells in the cave.
A face carved into the cave wall, guardian of the cave.
Statue of a turtle inside the cave. Not sure if it is part of the rock it is sitting on but it probably is.
Tomoko touching the roof of the cave.
The whole gang about two-thirds of the way through. Still have enough energy to ham it up some.
After climbing quite a few metal ladders and just touching the cave walls, your hands get dirty and don't smell very nice.
The successful spelunkers emerge from the cave. Long walk back down to the shops.
Outside of one of the shops is a place to wash and scrub away 'cave stink' from your hands.
Tomoko wanted ice cream after her caving experience.