Vengeful Gods, demons, evil spirits, ghosts of ancestors and mischievous jinns choose to dwell on top of foggy hills and barely accessible mountains. At least that’s what folktales proclaim. Whatever the truth is, some of these places do look creepy and happen to take lives of those who approachthem without due respect.
There’s a recognized anxiety disorder brought about by the abnormal and persistent fear of crossing bridges – gephyrophobia. But when a row of rotting wooden planks, held aloft by frayed ropes and rusty wires, stretches out in front of you, even the sanest may take a step back. From sky-high concrete walkways to rickety rope bridges, have a look at some of the scariest foot crossings around the world.
One man’s thrill is another man’s horror, especially when it comes to movie tastes … and heights. While some specifically put “the highest”, “the tallest” and “the most exposed” on their travel radars, others can’t even think of an ascent without vertigo and nausea. If you don’t have a head for heights, stay away from these 11 stomach churners.
Here’s 10 of the most hair-raising roller coasters on the planet. Enjoy your ride!
Everybody has their stupid moments behind the wheel but some drivers do stuff that simply goes beyond imagination. And it’s not only about speed. They will honk impatiently, start up fights, ignore lights and pedestrians, sway out of lain, tailgate or play chicken with donkey carts. Of course, crazy drivers are part of the fun of traveling. Just make sure you’ve got proper life insurance when you go to the following cities.
Used for shelter or as religious sites by ancient people, today caves surprise us with exceptional beauty and absolutely unique features. From glacier caves formed by ice and water, to limestone formations of thousand of shapes and sizes, the world’s caverns are truly amazing microcosms.
You don’t need to climb Mt. Everest to reach some of the highest points on earth. There are some more accessible locations bearing the name of the highest … though in their own hight category.