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Vacations aren’t always about sitting on a white sandy beach sipping Mai Tai’s.
Are you the type of person who dreams of embarking upon a death-defying journey? If so, these five destinations will surely fulfill any adrenaline-fueled desires you may have.
Even the most seasoned traveler would find these places to be downright dangerous.
We’re talking about taking a vacation to some of the most remote corners of the world, including war-torn countries where kidnapping, theft, and violence are a part of everyday life, and places with the harshest weather conditions known to man.
Pretty much… we’re talking about places that can literally kill you if you’re not careful. Travel insurance exists for a reason, right?
1. Villarrica Volcano, Chile
For $10,000 you can bungee jump out of a helicopter down into this active volcano. It’s the ultimate potentially deadly adrenaline rush.
2. Tsingy de Bemaraha Madagascar’s Stone Forest
These eroded limestone daggers can slice through your body like a razor. One false move and you’ll plunge to your death.
3. Mogadishu, Somalia
Down to travel in bulletproof cars in order to prevent being gunned down by jihad militia? Somalia is your kind of vacation.
4. Mount Huashan, China
This is the world’s most dangerous hiking trail. Each year, more than 100 people fall into the abyss to their death. But we’ve heard making it to the top is worth the breathtaking views.
Forget what you’ve read in the daily tabloids — Afghanistan is an adventurer’s dream. Premium-grade opium, a magnificent countryside and jaw-dropping mountain ranges. What more could you ask for?