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It may be the riskiest thing you do, and if you’re like most people, you do it every day: get in your car, get on the road and take your chances. we know them when we drive them — roads that turn your knuckles white, as you wonder whether that 18-wheeler is going to stay on his side of the yellow line or if there is even enough room for both of you on the road. Some of the most dangerous roads are presented in this list, and may bring back a white-knuckle memory of your own as you read. 10. The Death Road (El Camino de la Muerte), Bolivia There is a road in Bolivia that is known as ‘The Death Road’. The Death Road is the common name by which everyone refers to a 100 km (60 mile) stretch of dirt downhill road one-and-a-half hours from La Paz.
After seeing “10 More Amazing Wonders of the Natural World”, which many contained places I had never even heard of, I was inspired to make my own list. This list differs from the previous in that it contains things which may not be stunning to behold, but are unique for their size, location, or natural impact. The Door To Hell Turkmenistan The Door to Hell, as local residents at the nearby town of Darvaza have dubbed it, is a 70 meter wide crater in Turkmenistan that has been burning continuously for 35 years. In 1971, geologists drilling for gas deposits uncovered a huge underground cavern, which caused the ground over it to collapse, taking down all their equipment and their camp with it.
Staying in a hostel in Europe is a rite of passage for budget-conscious travelers making their way around the continent. This is particularly the case for budget-conscious younger travelers. Here are ten hostels across Europe that either receive particularly high user-review grades or are notorious enough in one or another way to be noteworthy. St. Christopher's at the Winston , Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Winston presents itself as "an interactive museum of modern art."
Where would you be the safest if World War 3 broke out tomorrow? Perhaps it’s a grim subject, but safety and distance from world conflict can be a motivating factor in your choice to expatriate. At the very least, conflict around the world can weigh heavy on the soul, and it’s nice to know there are some places still left in the world where you might be left in peace.
digg 1. Mystery Spot Mystery Sport is a tourist attraction near Santa Cruz, California, famous because of its disrespect to the laws of physics and gravity.
digg 1. Paddle the Grand Canyon
Iran, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country in Southern and Western Asia . The name “Iran” has been in use natively since the Sassanian era and came into use internationally in 1935, before which the country was known to the Western world as Persia. Both “Persia” and “Iran” are used interchangeably in cultural contexts; however, “Iran” is the name used officially in political contexts. The 18th largest country in the world in terms of area at 1,648,195 km2 (636,372 sq mi), Iran has a population of around 78 million. Iran is home to one of the world’s oldest civilizations.
Originally, a landmark literally meant a geographic feature used by explorers and others to find their way back or through an area. Now, a landmark includes anything that is easily recognizable, such as a monument or a building, or any other spot to designate places that might be of interest to tourists. A few examples are the Statue of Liberty, Uluru, the Taj Mahal, Mount Everest, and the Eiffel Tower. When we see one of those, everyone knows in which part of the world they are located. Here are 50 landmarks for you to recognize. Are you ready for a trip around the world?
If you've ever had your penis cut off and/or been executed while on holiday, you'll probably know that it's easy to offend people from other cultures. Unless you learn the ways of the place you're visiting, even the most well-meaning tourist can regularly find his oesophagus stuffed with burning goat. But surely just plain common sense and good manners will save you, right? Wrong.
When you think of islands, wide, pristine beaches and uninhabited jungles typically come to mind. These 8 lesser-known islands probably use to be like that once - but today, they have developed into entire towns. Islanders often have problems due to congestion in these settlements, and tourists from time to time come to enjoy the special charm of crowded islands...
A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature. Who doesn’t believe that God has created images of Paradise here in this world? I believe, if one wishes to get the glimpse of the heavenly glory, then they better start discovering the world and they shall see for themselves.
Desterrados durante un tiempo, los comedores de hotel han vuelto a convertirse en la sede de los mejores cocineros.
En algún momento de los últimos meses la Tierra alcanzó los siete mil millones de habitantes , una cifra que multiplica más o menos por cuatro la que había cuando se hundió el Titanic, y por dos la cifra de de 1970. El planeta se llena y va a seguir haciéndolo en las próximas décadas, pero la distribución de la población no es ni remotamente equitativa por la superficie terrestre. Hay zonas donde es imposible dar un paso sin pisar a alguien (pongamos las piscinas públicas de Tokio o el Metro de Barcelona) y territorios donde podrías caminar semanas sin ver una sola persona. Territorios vacíos, o casi, zonas vírgenes, desoladas, completamente ajenas al trajín humano.
The word “waterfall” is pretty self-explanatory: a mass of flowing water rapidly dropping over a steep cliff. This phenomenon can be natural – which makes it even more spectacular, or created by human hands. Today’s showcase of 50 photos will focus on the first category: natural waterfalls that are meant to emphasize the beauty of pure nature in many parts of the world.