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The Most Dangerous Vacation Destinations That Travelers Flock To
Death Valley National Park in California, the hottest, driest, and lowest point in North America, stands at 282 feet below sea level at Badwater Basin, and features intense heat and hiking through picturesque canyons and valleys. However, according to Armormax, the most dangerous aspect is the frequent car accidents.
Death Valley National Park
Powerful winds and high heights make Mount Washington, New Hampshire, super scary for the average tourist. At 6300 feet and with wind gusts of over 200 miles per hour, this preserved forest with all its natural beauty is also infamous for crazy weather and dangerous conditions.
Mount Washington
Spiders ready to attack, dangerous frogs, and poisonous plant life makes Madidi National Park, Bolivia, a place you'd be better off avoiding, yet tourists flock to the Amazon in droves. Don't let the beautiful scenery deceive you — it's also easy to have an allergic reaction to the paradise-looking local fauna.
Madidi National Park, Bolivia
Hypnotic pyramids, exotic camels, and hot, sandy streets make many of us long to travel to Egypt. However, cultural differences can prove downright dangerous — especially if you’re a woman — so travel in groups with tour guides, stay alert, and be extra careful when driving.
Cairo, Egypt
The natural beauty and well-preserved temples of Myanmar beckon intrepid tourists, but Human Rights Watch and Amnesty are just two of many groups that caution against exploring the mayhem in Myanmar. The political climate is most hostile — and even life threatening — although the beauty of Myanmar is contagious.
Myanmar (Burma)