Explorers discover snake pit at the bottom of 367-foot ‘well of hell’

Over the ages, stories have spread about wicked beings known as jinns or genies residing in the well, which some belief to be the entrance to hell. A team of Omani cavers has made what is believed to be the first descent to the bottom of Yemen’s fabled Well of Barhout — a natural wonder shunned by many locals, who believe it is a prison … Continue reading Explorers discover snake pit at the bottom of 367-foot ‘well of hell’