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The top 10 most dangerous roads in the world!

Hairpins, sheer drops, tiny lanes and potholes…these are just some of the elements that make for a dangerous road. In some cases, all these are present along with the added risks of landslides, animals crossing the area and extremely poor visibility. But people still use it because sometimes, it is the only way through.

Here is a list of the top 10 most dangerous roads in the world in reverse order:

10. Rohtang Pass, India Rohtang Pass in India is one of the highest roads in the world at four kilometers in altitude. This high mountain road on the eastern section of the Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas connects the Kullu Valley with the Lahaul and Spiti Valleys in Himachal, Pradesh. The road is twisting and features steep drops and barren canyons. The road is unforgiving and motorists have to navigate through the curves slowly and carefully. The area features the ancient Ki-Gompa Monastery, which is the home for up to 250 monks.
9. Transfagarasanul Road, Romania The Transfagarasanul Ro…

Regata Storica (The Historic Regatta) 2016, Venice

Description The rowing races of the Regata Storica take place on the Grand Canal commemorate the welcome given to Caterina Cornaro, wife of the King of Cyprus, in 1489 after she renounced her throne in favour of Venice. The most famous regatta out of 120-plus that take place in the watery city between April and September, the event begins with a parade of boats decorated in 16th-century style and powered by crews in period costume. At its head towers the Bucintoro, historically a galley for the doge (duke) and now an emblem of the city.
Aiming, perhaps, to liven things up in a state known as La Serenissima (the Most Serene Republic of Venice), locals first organised a rowing race in 1274. Out of the Regata Storica’s four races in different categories, the main event is the men’s caorline (broad, snub-nosed lagoon vessels) contest. The men need all their muscles to make these seaborne beasts surge ahead.

The races start in the Castello area and proceed west up the canal to the former …

Les Festes de la Mercè 2016 - Festival of the Virgin of Mercy

La Feste de la Merce festival is one of Spain's biggest events and Spanish certainly know how to party!

The Festival features Giants, Dwarfs, Dragons, Fireworks and traditional Kiosks selling local sausages and honey! It will capture your imagination!

Barcelona, Spain

22th - 25th September 2016
More information can be found on festival's official website,

The most amazing cable car experiences

Skyline Queenstown (Queenstown, New Zealand) – The Southern Hemisphere's steepest gondola carries passengers from Queenstown to the top of Bob's Peak, 450 meters above sea level.

Vanoise Express (Les Arcs, France) – To mark the 10th anniversary of the Vanoise Express in 2013, French tightrope walkers Julien Millot and Tancrede Melet crossed a 186-foot gap between two gondola cars.

Titlis Rotair (Mount Titlis, Switzerland) – The Titlis Rotair is the world's first rotating gondola. The most spectacular part of the journey is the final and highest stretch, which cruises over one of Europe's largest glaciers.

Stanserhorn Cabrio (Lucerne, Switzerland) – The Stanserhorn Cabrio is the first cable car to feature a roofless upper deck. It carries passengers 2,320 meters to the top of the Stanserhorn Mountain.

The Ngong Ping 360 (Hong Kong) – It's the only gondola to offer two classes of cabin -- standard cabins are the cheapest option but the more expensive ones have glass…

The top 10 beaches 2015 worldwide

Strand von Elafonissi Elafonissi, Griechenland

Whitehaven Beach
Whitsunday Island, Whitsunday Islands

Flamenco Beach
Culebra, Puerto Rico

White Beach
Boracay, Aklan Province

Anse Lazio
Praslin, Seychellen

Strand Playa de ses Illetes
Formentera, Balearen

Playa Paraiso Beach
Cayo Largo, Kuba

Strand Spiaggia dei Conigli (Kaninchenstrand)
Lampedusa, Sizilianische Inseln

Grace Bay
Providenciales, Turks- und Caicosinseln

Baia do Sancho
Fernando de Noronha, Brasilien

Source: Tripadvisor