There are certain places around the world that you should add to your travel destinations but at the same time you should try to avoid them as much as possible. I know it doesn’t make sense. It’s pretty simple. These particular destinations are definitely interesting but they are also the most dangerous places on Earth. Even if the authorities already warned people about the impending dangers, it didn’t stop adventurers to risks their lives just to visit these places.
#10. Yungas Road, Bolivia
This famous road in Bolivia is notoriously called “The Road of Death”, that’s because it already claimed hundreds, if not thousands, of lives. This world renowned dangerous route was carved from the side of the Cordillera Oriental Mountain chain in the 1930s. Many portions of the road are unpaved and lack guardrails, not to mention it is poorly maintained which leads to numerous fatal accidents every year. Despite the bad reputation, this road is a popular playground for cyclists and adventurers who considers the treacherous journey as an extreme-sport challenge.
#9. Trolltunga, Norway
Trolltunga, which literally means “Troll Tongue”, is one of Norway’s most population overlooking spots. It was probably formed millions of years ago by glaciers that slowly chipped away at the rock. Adventure loving tourists would climb this dangerous rock because of the beautiful views that it offers. Would you visit this place if you have a chance?
#8. Huayna Picchu, Peru
There is no better view of Machu Picchu than from this summit. Unfortunately, getting there is the hardest part. Unmaintained trails, steep staircases and the high altitudes make this trip a treacherous one.
#7. Mount Huashan, China
The journey up Mount Huashan is considered as one of the most dangerous and terrifying, yet popular climb in China. Hundreds of tourists flock to the steep staircases, vertical ascents, and creaky plank trail made of wooden platforms bolted onto the mountainside.
#6. Cliffs of Moher, Ireland
#5. Devil’s Pool, Zambia
Devil’s Pool is considered as the most dangerous pool in the world. If you want to see this beautiful 355 feet cascade, you’ll have to travel to the magnificent Victoria Falls in Zambia. But remember this, people literally die trying to get the most perfect view here, yet the tourists and their tour guides continue to risk their lives visiting this once in a lifetime view.
#4. El Caminito Del Rey, Spain
Known as the “King’s Little Path,” this old walkway was built in 1905 to provide workers the means to cross between two hydroelectric power plants. The walkway is already closed to public because it is currently in a highly deteriorated state and there are several sections where part or all of the concrete top has collapsed. After numerous fatal accidents, the local government finally closed the path in 2000. But there are still adventurers who manage to get around the barriers and make their way across the gorge.
#3. Stolen Chimney, USA
#2. Trift Suspension Bridge, Switzerland
#1. Kjeragbolten, Norway
Girl Ignores Airport Warning, Slams Her Face After Getting Blown Away By Jet Plane
She took on the plane. And, unsurprisingly, the plane won.
Any safety warnings shouldn't be taken lightly. If you ever doubt that, just take a look at what happened to this stubborn woman when she decided to ignore the warning signs. What looks like a fun experience unsurprisingly becomes a serious accident when she was blown by a jet plane's blast, face first into a curb.
The incident happened at St. Marteen International Airport, considered as one of the most dangerous airports in the world. Because of the short length of the airport's runways, planes have to take off and land just feet away from Maho Beach, which has since become a popular tourist spot for aviation enthusiasts.
There is just a small fence that separates tourists from the airstrip. One common problem is that plane spotters tries to get “up close and personal” in an attempt to “ride the jetblast,” like the woman in this video. She was seen holding on to the fence together with her boyfriend. Unfortunately, the blast was too much to bear. Seeing a chance, her boyfriend immediately gives up, leaving her all alone. With no one to back her up, the girl got easily blown away, slamming her face on a concrete wall....
32 Beautiful Places of Worship Will Certainly Take Your Breath Away.
The architecture of these churches are intended to be admired by all.
For some people, going to church sounds like a dreaded chore. But perhaps if you knew you're going to one of these breathtaking houses of worship, you'll probably a bit more excited.
The beauty and uniqueness of the architecture of these churches are intended to be admired by all. Check out the photos below and see for yourself:
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This is The Most Dangerous Walkway Ever Built. It’s Literally Insane.
It’s closed to the public, but it has become a major hot spot for thrill seekers and adrenaline junkies all over the world…
El Caminito del Rey or "The King's Little Path" is regarded as the most dangerous walkway in the world. This old walkway, now fallen into disrepair, is pinned along the steep walls of a narrow gorge in El Chorro, near Álora in the province of Málaga, Spain.
The walkway was built between 1901 and 1905 to provide workers the means to cross between two hydroelectric power plants at Chorro Falls and Gaitanejo Falls. The walkway is closed to the public, but it has become a major hot spot for thrill seekers and adrenaline junkies all over the world in recent years and it’s not because of it’s majestic mountain top views.
Since it opened about 70 years ago, people from all over the world have come to the Spanish pathway that could easily end your life with just one misstep.