Watch: Cavers Explore Yemen's Eerie 'Well From Hell' for the First Time


A curious chasm in Yemen, dubbed the 'Well from Hell,' has finally been explored by cavers in what is thought to be the first documented expedition down into the centuries-old hole in the desert. Although the location had something of a fearsome reputation among local inhabitants of the area, due to longstanding legends suggesting that the puzzling pit was home to the infamous djinn, it largely came to the attention of the world at large back in June by way of media coverage detailing how authorities in the country were baffled by the strange site and that previous attempts to get to the bottom of the pit had failed. It would seem that those headlines caught the attention of a group of cavers who set about conquering the chasm once and for all.

More on this story at the Coast to Coast AM website.


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