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Hidden Churches Could be Ethiopia’s Most Adventurous Hiking Trail

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24 July 2019

Hidden Churches Could be Ethiopia’s Most Adventurous Hiking Trail

Illuminated by flickers of candlelight, an elderly pilgrim squats in the mud, reciting passages from a well-thumbed, leather-bound copy of the Old Testament.

Around him, figures swaddled in ghostly-white linens are stacked tightly together, covering every crack, crevice and precipice of Lalibela’s ancient rock-hewn churches. Having walked for days, the exhausted bodies lay stiller than corpses in a mortuary; but when sunlight spears the horizon in six hours’ time, heralding Ethiopia’s Christian Orthodox Christmas Day, this place will be very much alive.

Play Out Your Game of Thrones Fantasies in This Crowd-Free Corner of Iceland

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16 May 2019

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Crowd-Free Corner of Iceland

Clasping a rock in one hand and a shield in the other, I take aim at enemy forces galloping over the hill. Yet despite all my might, the ammo fails to hit its target, so I cower in a corner, soon realising I’ve backed into a wall.

Although animated, the burly warriors projected by my virtual reality headset seem disturbingly real, and for 10 minutes I’m plunged into a war scene which could have been scripted for Game Of Thrones.

15 Terrifying Rides That Will Leave You Praying For Your Life

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19 April 2017

Scary rides around the world

If you’re a thrill-seeker then sit tight — what you’re about to see will make you want to pack your bag ASAP. But if you’re not, we suggest you look away because things are about to get dangerously daring here.

Gone are the days when amusement parks were all about kid-friendly rides; today’s roller coaster rides are scarier, crazier and insanely fun! From massive free-falls to no safety harnesses, they test your courage, fate and luck.

YouTube channel, Nexus has created this hair-raising video of the 15 most terrifyingly awesome rides around the world.