If the mere idea of stepping out over a drop at a height of 5,000ft gives you vertigo, then the Mount Hua Plank Road isn’t for you. But don’t take our word for it; check out these terrifying photos.
They dance like something out of Michael Jackson’s Thriller – yet, removed from Western cultural staples, these people painted to resemble skeletons perform as part of their own time-honored customs.
It’s an iconic feature of New York and an ever-popular tourist attraction. Still, to construct the Empire State Building, thousands of men toiled at incredible heights, with death just a slip away.
A deep, dark former slate mine wouldn’t seem the most obvious place for having fun. However, one such space in Wales has been transformed into an incredible playpark where good times are guaranteed.
Plunging from as high up as 88 feet into a watery sinkhole isn’t a pursuit for the fainthearted – but a number of brave men and women took up the challenge at the 2014 Cliff Diving World Series.
Siberia’s Lake Baikal is a uniquely awe-inspiring place – not least for its incredible, jewel-like turquoise ice formations, which add a beautiful, otherworldly touch to the landscape in spring.