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In the face of death

Zambia: swim in Devil's Pool photo: flickr Editorial/ Shortly before the Victoria falls, the water of the Zambezi River looks harmless. But if you jumpe

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In the face of death

Zambia: swim in Devil's Pool

photo: flickr Editorial/

Shortly before the Victoria falls, the water of the Zambezi River looks harmless. But if you jumped into the water, captures the swimmer a strong current, and drives him inevitably to the abyss. Shortly before, he should do everything to save himself in a Rock circle in the water in the Devil's Pool, a natural pool in front of the edge. Behind it, the river thunders a good 110 meters in depth. Space available in the Pool for six swimmers. While the adrenaline Junkies, relax after completing a rescue maneuver in belly-deep water, showers in addition, thousands of cubic meters of water foaming into the deep. The accompanying Guides to fit that to the most dangerous Pool in the world no Tourist on the edge of slipping. What is not always possible. It dare not returned brave this trip.

www.zambiatourism.com

Norway: Base Jumping in Lysefjord

photo: a /LOOK

a profoundly fun adventure: Base Jumping in Lysefjord East of Stavanger in southern Norway. Here, the Brave of the highest rock wall Kjerag jump in the depth. You can enjoy a spectacular view with a parachute in the Luggage. In contrast to skydiving from aircraft, Base jumpers jump from fixed objects in the depth. Here, from a rocky plateau, whose highest point is situated 1020 meters above sea level. A thrill.

https://de.fjordnorway.com

Bolivia: mountain Biking the Yungas road

photo: Corbis via

The 80-Kilometer-long, narrow Yungas road between La Paz and Coroico in Bolivia is almost without any guard rails and is, therefore, one of the most dangerous roads in the world. Since 2007, there is a modern connection between La Paz and Coroico. To be involved in accidents, the risk with a car or truck, therefore become smaller. The attraction for the adrenaline junkies, mountain bikers to touring on this in the 1930s by prisoners of war carved into the Rock path, however, is unchanged in size. Finally, 3000 meters of altitude in the fog must be overcome, often in the rain on muddy, especially in the Downhill mode. Crosses of fatalities line the path. On the one-lane road casualty until 2007 to be between 200 to 300 people per year.

www.visitbolivia.org

Czech Republic: flying in the Jet plane

the Extreme low-level flights, risky maneuvers at speeds of up to 750 kilometers per hour. If that doesn't scare you, you should drive to the Czech city of Pilsen. Here, on the former military airfield of the Red army near the German border, is the dream of flying in a real Jet plane, true. In a L-39 Albatros, a supersonic fighter that is used as a Trainingsjet, but also as combat aircraft. Looping, roll, Turn, and roll return – all military pilots train for air combat, seen here in a 20 - or 30-minute flight live. Special thrill: After a short introduction, you can take the steering wheel. If that doesn't get the pulse racing?!

www.migflug.com/de

China: Climb the Huashan path

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not for the faint of heart: Who wants to be the highest of the five sacred mountains of China, does not have a particularly good climb, but takes a lot of courage and a head for heights. Because of the "sky wooden pier" is part of the path to the 2,100-Meter-high summit of Huashan. He is partially only from a narrow wood-look planks, than you would as a bookcase screwed to the wall. And much wider, you are also just 30 centimeters. In addition, there is a steep descent into the depths and hold you can chain to an iron. The adrenaline is soaring, when it comes to the management of the rock-cut stairs. The are so steep that they remind you of ladders. Especially in the case of rain, you easily start to Slide. The man in front of you falls, the Domino effect is fatal. Many temples line the way, and at the destination can recover the hikers in a teahouse with stunning views of the hardships.

https://www.china-tourism.de

of Ticino: Canyoning in the Val di Lodrino

photo: Joerg Modrow/laif

Who are the spectacular Canyoning Tour in the gorge of the Val di Lodrino, a side valley of the Riviera, between Bellinzona and Biasca, dares, you must have the stamina and nerves of steel. Because here is a very challenging Canyon spreads up to 50 metres high, Abseiling, long, slip-sliding in tortuous rock gullies and Places where you can shoot with the kayak is twelve feet in depth. Rewards the Intrepid with a longer, more leisurely routes are columns in deep rock. You come out of the darkness and into the light of the open Pools and caverns, opening up exhilarating vistas in the fascinating world of stone, light and crystal clear water.

www.ticino.ch

Hawaii: Hiking on the volcano

photo: AFP

In the South-East of the island chain on the main island of Hawaii is one of the most active volcanoes in the world is located in the Hawaii Volcanoes national Park. Since the 3. In January 1983, Kilauea spewing continuously for 200'000 to 500'000 cubic meters of Lava per day. That would be enough, a daily basis, a 32 km-long, two-lane road with new pavement. The red-hot lava flows, the adventurers come close to hikes through the national Park is amazing. Especially at night an infernal picture, which you will not forget so quickly. Here you have to be incredibly careful that each step is sitting, so that a misstep is not in the flowing Lava and fatal ends. Who dares in addition to this, you can look in 1309 square kilometers large national Park even in the maw of a volcanic crater.

www.visittheusa.de

(Sunday newspaper)

Created: 04.05.2019, 17:53 PM

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