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The Most Dangerous Walkway In The World E-mail
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El Caminito del Rey is often regarded as the most dangerous passage in the world. It is located along the wall of El Chorro Gorge in southern Spain near the village of Alora. The walkway was built to provide workers at the hydroelectric power plants at Chorro Falls and Gaitanejo Falls with means to cross between them, to provide for transport of materials, and to facilitate inspection and maintenance of the channel. Construction began in 1901 and was finished in 1905. The track was completed in 1905, but the discovery took place only in 1921, when the Spanish King Alfonso XIII crossed, for the inauguration of the dam Conde del Guadalhorce. Since it is often called "The Way of the King." track has a width of about one meter and rises 100 meters above the river, resting on steel rails and racks with a slope of about 45 degrees. The trail runs between the two waterfalls and Gaytaneho Chorro (Chorro Falls, Gaitanejo Falls).

The Most Dangerous Walkway In The World

It is currently in a highly deteriorated state and there are numerous sections where part or all of the concrete top has collapsed. As a result, formed a large open air spaces, which are connected only by narrow beams and residues do not even have handrails. Local government officials permanently closed the entrances to El Camino del Rey after two accidents in 1999 and 2000 resulted in the loss of four lives. Determined tourists donít seem to be deterred by the closed entrances, though. Climbers from all over the world continue to flock to the area for a glimpse of, or an experience on, the walkway. Curiosity aside, the walkway at El Camino del Rey is still the only shortcut between the two waterfalls and this is one of the main reasons that people continuously attempt to cross the path. In 2006 the local government decided to section off part of the budget so that the walkway could be repaired but as of today the walkway is still in disarray.

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Vanish Roller Coaster In Yokohama, Japan E-mail
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The Vanish Roller Coaster in Japan's, One of the worldís coolest roller coasters is in Cosmo Land Amusement Park, Yokohama, Japan and it is not just any ordinary one; it is an underwater roller coaster. On its journey, this roller coaster enters into an underwater tunnel. If you've you ever gazed in amazement at how birds dive down into the water and then gracefully emerge within a mere moment, then you have got to check out the Vanish roller coaster. The ride opened in 1999 and is a thrilling experience that goes on for 2 minutes on a track that is 744 m long and reaches 35 m at one point. Looking for some excitement unheard of on roller coasters? The ride on Vanish is worth the experience!

Vanish Roller Coaster In Yokohama, Japan

This ride is definitely not for those who are faint at heart. It appears as if the underwater roller coaster is taking a plunge into the water with water splashing around upon the diving impact. If buildings can rise then roller coasters can go underwater too! Based on this principle, the creation is an almost incredible one where one can but long to sit on the seat and take the thrilling ride. The underwater roller coaster is in a park which is an attraction in itself and is located in MinatoMirai, Yokohama Bay area. The park Cosmoland contains 32 attractions including the underwater roller coaster Vanish. There is a Ferris Wheel, a Cliff Drop ride that would make you scream and a Spinning Coaster amongst many others. There is also a chance to practice shooting and show off your skills to the Japanese who are very particular about theirís! When at Cosmoland Amusement Park, donít forget to visit the House of Terror which happens to be a haunted house intended to give you goosebumps. For kids and fun loving elders there is a carnival street and kids area that also contains rides like Safari Pets, LED and Merry-go-Round; which are meant to liven up the moods with their colors and make.

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