The world is full of dangerous places. Although many would tend to associate travel with beautiful landscapes, bristling cities and exotic beaches, there are several places in the world that may bring about fear and horror. In this article, we shall be discussing some of the most dangerous places in the world today.
Being ranked amongst the most dangerous countries in the world, this Western Asian country is renowned for its chaos and civil wars. The residents of Syria have grown accustomed to facing the prospects of death regularly as the ongoing violence is now the norm. Bombardments, chemical weapons, starvation, inferiority in medical care and civil wars make Syria one of the most dangerous places in the world.
Brazil’s snake island
Just off the coast of Sao Paulo lies an island overwhelmed with dangerous snakes. The island named ‘Ilha de Queimada Grande’, is the only place in the world that hosts the deadly Golden Lancehead Viper. The venom of these snakes is so powerful that it has the capacity to melt human flesh. Any encounter with these creatures spells danger which can be fatal. In view of the high levels of danger on this island, the Brazilian government had banned visits to this island.
Sahel, North Africa
Over the past years, the region of Sahel has become an increasingly dangerous place. Just bordering the Sahara Desert, Sahel has become inhabitable due to the exploitation and abuse of the limited water resources it held. No form of life can live here due to the inevitability of drought and famine. This region is just one example of the long-term damage which takes place when humans seek only short-term gains.
In the heart of Siberia lies the village of Oymyakon, which is one of the coldest places in the world. A few hundreds of people live in this village and face significant difficulties. In such weather conditions, where temperatures were recorded to go below minus seventy degrees Celsius, bodies may not be able to withstand the cold. In such a coldly harsh environment, mobile phones do not work and the growth of crops is not sustainable.
Bermuda Triangle, North Atlantic
This is one of the most popularly dangerous places in the world. It is the part of the Atlantic Ocean which is triangulated by Florida, Puerto Rico and Bermuda. Over the years it has built a reputation due to the many disappearances which could not be explained. Although there are logical explanations for some disappearances, others remain a complete mystery. Some of the theories included both magnetic forces and aliens.
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