The town of Zermatt in the Swiss Alps, at first glance, is no different from neighboring towns and villages. The same neat houses with a bright smear of indispensable geranium on the window are also unpretentious and at the same time cozy cafes, bars and bistros; on the streets, as elsewhere in alpine towns, the multilingual rumble of tourists. They perfectly understand each other without translators. The euphoria of novice climbers, wherever they come from, helps them in communication. Everyone who comes here, of course, seeks to climb to the top, known as the main local attraction.
It is loudly called the Mountain of Mountains, although the height of this peak is far from the record one and amounts to 4478 meters above sea level, but its silhouette, resembling an almost regular pyramid, seems to embody the idea of perfect geometric shape. And everything perfect, as you know, attracts a Continue reading
Extreme sports are very dangerous, but despite this, there are a lot of people in the world who do not mind tickling their nerves. For a person who does not accept extreme sports in his daily life, people who are fond of such dangerous and at times terrible sports seem simply fools who risk their priceless life for no reason for what. In most cases, extreme for a person is a kind of drug, without which it is difficult for him to live.
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1. Volcano boarding
Snowboards are yesterday! We present to your attention a new sport – volcano riding. Volcano boarding is insane as much as it seems at first glance. The only place in the world where you can ride on the slope of an active volcano is Nicaragua, Leon department. It is here that the active volcano Cerro Negro is located. Anyone can rush down from a height of 725 meters on a special wooden board at a speed of up to 80 km / h, knowing that the volcano is still active, and its last eruption occurred just over 10 years ago. This is a really powerful adrenaline rush! It will take as long as 45 minutes to climb to the top of Cerro Negro, and God forbid to go down not only with the breeze, but also in its entirety, because the slope by the mountain is really steep: 41 degrees.
2. Train surfing
This type of activity is absolutely illegal. But this article is not about laws, but about extreme extremes, so we will tell you about train surfing. Its essence lies in riding on the roof or on the bandwagon of trains moving at full speed. You Continue reading