8 travel apps that could save your life. While there is no way to know where and when to be ready for a travel disaster, these eight apps can solve the problem of how.
These apps will prepare you for the worst case scenarios and could end up saving your life when you're in uncharted territory. Pocket First Aid & CPR This app from the American Heart Association is a literal lifesaver. When Dan Woolley of Colorado Springs was caught in the collapse of the Hotel Montana in Port-au-Prince after the Haiti earthquake, he used the app to diagnose and treat injuries to his foot and head. "I kind of had some time to do some self-diagnosis down there," Woolley told NBC. Price: $1.99 mPassport Even at your sickest, most embarrassing tourist moments there's an app that will come to your rescue. Price: $0.99 SaferBus If you're planning on taking a bus, you should download the Department of Transportation's SaferBus app. Price: Free Smart Traveler When you're traveling, sometimes you can lose track of what is going on in the rest of the world.
Glass Beach - The Dump You'll Want to Visit - Unfinished Man - StumbleUpon. Before you say anything about the content of this article, I hate people who litter.
I’ll judge you if I think you’re too lazy to recycle. I hate pollution and the death of our fragile ecosystems and all the rest. But- with that disclaimer out of the way- Glass Beach in Fort Bragg, California is the incredible result of human wastefulness and the resilience of nature. It’s like a little Inuksuk… I’ve been trolling around for lesser known landscapes to road trip to and explore, and stumbled across this chunk of multicoloured west coast paradise.
These days, Glass Beach is a protected part of MacKerricher State Park, but in 1949, it was the site of an unrestricted dump. Eventually, California realized that dumping automobiles, appliances, toxic substances and razor sharp shards of glass into the water was probably a bad idea, and looked elsewhere for a dumping site. The beaches under the cliffs lay polluted, cluttered and ruined, and were basically treated as a forgotten ‘mistake.’ Beautiful Places to Visit - StumbleUpon. The stunning Plitvice Lakes National Park lies in the Lika region of Croatia.
The park is surrounded by the mountains Plješevica, Mala Kapela, and Medveđak, which are part of the Dinaric Alps. The 16 blue-green Plitvice Lakes, which are separated by natural dams of travertine, are situated on the Plitvice plateau. Waterfalls connect the lakes, and the tallest waterfall is Veliki Slap at 70 meters (230 feet) tall. The Plitvice lakes area boasts a large variety of interesting and colorful flora and fauna. Visitors can enjoy walking and hiking the many pathways and trails, or exploring the lakes by boat. 66 Beautiful Small Cities & Towns In Europe - StumbleUpon.
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