Planning for a trip? Try to avoid the 6 most dangerous places on earth
First Published Sep 6, 2019, 4:44 PM IST
If you love travelling or are planning for a trip, there are certain places that you need to avoid. There are many places on our planet that are extremely dangerous to be around, for numerous reasons.
We list out the six most dangerous places on Earth.
Sahel, North Africa: This is the region bordering the Sahara Desert in Africa. Between 1972 and 1984, more than 100,000 people died in this area because of drought.
Snake Island, Brazil: The Island of Snakes is located off the coast of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The venom of certain snakes found here is so powerful that it actually melts human flesh.
Danakil Desert, East Africa: The Danakil Desert is known as one of the most hostile and dangerous places in the world. The area is known for volcanoes and geysers.
Oymyakon, Russia: One of the coldest places in the world, the village is home to about 500 people. Mobile phones usually don’t work in the freezing weather, and no crops can be grown here.
Syria: Syria has been consistently ranked among the world’s deadliest countries. The citizens of this war-torn country have experienced continuous attacks during the past years.
Skeleton Coast, Namibia: This is one of the most inhospitable and deadliest natural places on Earth. This extreme piece of land got its name from whale and seal skeletons scattered all over the area. Many people have died here due to the harsh environment.