Extreme Places to Visit for an Adventurer
Adventure travel often takes you to places that many do not venture, but what are the most extreme places?
Here is a look at extreme places to visit for an adventurer.
The Highest Point on Earth
There are not that many places on earth that are as high as Mount Everest as the mountain stands at 8848 meters. Even though this is high, it doesn’t stop hundreds of people bracing the cold and thin air to reach the summit. Oxygen at Mount Everest is a third of what it is at sea level making it an extreme destination.
The Lowest Place on Earth
The lowest place on earth that is above water is the shores of the Dead Sea in Jordan as it is 418 meters below sea level.
It is actually easier to drive there then wade through the waters where the mud is said to have healing properties.
The Hottest Place on Earth
Death Valley is the hottest place on Earth according to the World Meteorological Organization. In 1913 Death Valley experienced record temperatures where the mercury climbed to 57.7ºC.
The temperatures average at 43.3ºC during the warmer months. This extreme weather makes it an extreme destination for those that can take the heat.…