The Focul Viu Cave – where ice caught the blaze

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At just a short distance from the steep Stone of Galbena, the Focul Viu cave is fascinating because of the glacier that hides inside it. The ice block that is about 25.000 cubic meters is the third largest in the country, after the one in the Scărişoarei cave and the one hidden in the inaccessible depths of the Borţig Pit Cave. This place gets almost a mythical character in those moments of the day when the sun’s rays reach the ice mountain. Then, it looks like the mountain is on fire and the steam rising from the ice seem like flames that dare on the most precious treasure of the world, the incomparable beauty of nature.