Details of the rescue are starting to emerge.

Twelve young boys and their soccer coach are safe, freed from the floods in a labyrinthine set of caves in northern Thailand where they had been trapped in for more than two weeks.

Now, with the mission over and the boys recovering in the hospital, the full story of the remarkable rescue can be told.

Inside the Thai cave rescue
Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.

John Lubbock