PANTA REI … Everything Flows (PANTA REI … tutto scorre)

An excursion in the caves of Diros in Greece is an unforgettable experience. The boat glides on the crystal-clear waters descending from Mount Taigeto, between cleverly illuminated stalactites and stalagmites. For 30 minutes, one lives in a world of unreal splendour, passing from a cave to the next, the deepest of which, called the “Big Ocean”, reaches a depth of 70 metres. After having rowed for about 800 metres on board small boats, in religious silence, a group of underwater spelaeologists lower themselves into the submerged and mostly unexplored cavities in this immense complex, gently paddling with flippers through unreal and awesome environments, amid calcareous columns that remind one of a cathedral, though narrow passages that lead to halls with changing colours, in one of the most beautiful submerged caves of the whole planet. But, the surprises don’t end here: in the most recessed part were found bones belonging to prehistoric animals that, thousands upon thousands of years ago, fleeing the glaciations, found their last shelter here …

By: Massimo D’Alessandro
Team members : A.S.S.O.
Original title : PANTA REI … tutto scorre (Panta rei… everything flows)
Sous-titres, subtitle : English

Duration: 30 minutes
Authors: NICOLETTA RETICO, MASSIMO D’ALESSANDRO
Producers: MARIO MAZZOLI
Photograpy: MARCO CAMPOLUNGO
Music: FLIPPER MUSIC EDITION
Director: MASSIMO D’ALESSANDRO

Release date : 15/11/2006
Club / structure : A.S.S.O. (Archeologia Subacquea Speleologia Organizzazione)

 

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