There are several kinds of traveler out there, but they more or less fall into one of two categories. On one hand, you have the traveler that likes to relax. He or she likes to eat, swim, sight see and enjoy his or her time away from home. On the other hand, you have the thrill seeker. This is the kind of traveller that will endure daylong flights to find the perfect place for skydiving or to hike that trail that precariously climbs thousands of feet in the air.
If you’re a traveller who finds his or herself in the latter category, then you’ve come to the right place. Below, you’ll find a list that shows 8 absolutely awesome travel destinations around the world that also happen to be more than a little dangerous. If it’s not a real vacation unless if you’ve not looked death directly in the eye and smiled, then these are the places you absolutely must visit before your time on this planet is up!
So, put on your safety helmet, pack some water, and come take a tour with us of eight awesome vacation destinations that could totally kill you!
1. Skellig Michael
Situated along the coastline of Ireland, this UNESCO World Heritage site is home to an old monasatic temple.
Treacherous trails, which climb the cliff face up to the temple, have claimed the lives of at least three hikers in recent years.
2. Mont Blanc
It’s a mountain so beautiful that it inspired one of the most famous Romantic poems of all time.
Beautiful thought it may be, it seems that at least a few hikers and skiers meet there makers here every year.