Holiday in one of Poland’s underground salt mines, 1,000 feet below ground
"Twenty-One Balloons" -- Chapter 5 - Polish Salt Mines - Wieliczka Salt Mine and Museum, Poland. World Heritage. - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com
Toxic Floods From Coal Mines and Power Plants Hit Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay World Heritage Site | EcoWatch | "The events of the last few days appear to be getting worse with news reports of severe flooding inundating the Lang Khanh harbor area and Dien Vong river with fresh leakages from the Quang Ninh coal-fired power plant. This coal plant is located on the waterfront that connects directly to world renowned Ha Long Bay world heritage site." Click to read and share the full article.
Heritage of Mercury. Almadén and Idrija (Slovenia and Spain): The property includes the mining sites of Almadén (Spain), where mercury (quicksilver) has been extracted since antiquity, and Idrija (Slovenia), where mercury was first found in AD1490. UNESCO World Heritage Site newly inscribed in 2012. #world #heritage