Monday, January 13, 2020

5 Stunning Beaches Where You Are Sure To Be Eaten Or Killed

Summer , sun , sea , beach? No matter how. Too many places on the planet only look idyllic in appearance , but in reality are deadly traps. "Popular Mechanics" has collected five scenic coastal areas , where you will always be someone eats or kill some other way. 5 stunning beaches where you are sure to be eaten or killed

Forbidden Sentinel Island
5 потрясающих пляжей, где вас обязательно съедят... или убьют

In the Bay of Bengal of the Indian Ocean among the Andamama archipelago there is a small paradise island - Northern Sentinel. To get on it, you have to work hard. Not a single local fisherman will ever smuggle anyone there just like that. But even if someone manages to find himself there by bribing a fisherman, as soon as the traveler sets foot on the sand of the island, the boat will rush to hell with enviable speed. The answer is simple - most likely the guest will not be able to walk even a dozen meters, as real arrows will riddle him. Moreover, he will not even see the evil border guards, they will attack from the jungle, secretly and without warning.

Here lives one of the most inhospitable peoples on Earth - the Sentinels. No one knows how many are actually on the island and why they are so aggressive. Presumably, the natives still do not use fire, and hostility is associated with extremely negative experiences in the past. In this region, the British colonialists did not behave in the most polite manner and formed a negative attitude among local people towards all strangers, especially the pale-faced ones. India, in whose jurisdiction the North Sentinel is located, respects the privacy rights of its inhabitants and does not attempt to assimilate them in any way.

The perfect beach for a post-apocalyptic festival

The perfect beach for a post-apocalyptic festival

In southern Africa, an ideal location for filming the next installment of Mad Max or for a crazy festival. If Burning Man had not been held in Black Rock, he would have settled down on the Skeleton Coast. But there are a couple more minor nuances. These sands are so lifeless that any protein form of life becomes a potential food for several predators at once. Lions, jackals and hyenas come here, and the waters around are teeming with sharks. It would seem that here to do so many carnivores? They are attracted to seals, which, in turn, feed on fish, since its benefit in coastal waters is full.

But even if people can get lost in the crowd of numerous marine mammals near the water, they will still inevitably die from dehydration. There are no sources of fresh moisture for many tens of kilometers around, and rain happens every few years. Undoubtedly, the surroundings here are very picturesque: endless sands, a stormy ocean and the skeletons of wrecked ships. However, even trying to get here can cost a living. From the continent, the path will lie through not the friendliest countries where armed conflicts regularly occur. And from the sea it’s better not to even try. Broken hulls of ships here lie for a reason - many of them were knocked off course by cold currents and frequent fogs, and then flew into underwater rocks. By the way, sail from the shore in a small boat.
Slowest Death
Slowest death

In the western part of the Pacific Ocean there are many coral islands - atolls. They have a bizarre shape, are covered with sand that is pleasant to the touch, and, on the whole, outwardly are personification of paradise. In addition, one cannot but be impressed by the fruits of the thousand-year-old labor of marine inhabitants, who literally put their lives to create this beauty. One of these islands has the alluring name Bikini. By the way, it was in honor of several very incendiary beach parties that the famous separate swimsuit got its name.

The events were held by the American military and led to the fact that it is better not to go to the local sand without clothes that cover the whole body. Just over sixty years ago, the last of 67 nuclear tests was carried out on a Bikini, but even after such a period it is dangerous to be there. Depending on the place of sampling, the radiation background on the atoll can be six times the maximum allowed for a long stay of a person. Undoubtedly, such a dose will not kill a tourist instantly, but will provide a whole bunch of cancers in the coming years. The most dangerous thing is to breathe dust raised from the surface, because getting into the lungs, radioactive particles will have a much greater effect on internal organs.

Perhaps worse than death
Perhaps worse than death

Not all terribly dangerous beaches are located in exotic countries, some are quite imagined in Europe. The picturesque coast of Great Britain near the village of States can attract many tourists. But because of its popularity, as well as “due to” the successful coincidence of currents and other climatic factors, this is one of the most poisoned places on Earth. A huge amount of garbage and other pollution not only made the sea around unsuitable for swimming, but also infected the sand. Getting into the water is fraught with a whole bunch of serious bacterial infections, and the wound received during a barefoot walk can become very festering. It is not a fact that the victim will die as a result, but a week of diarrhea or a dozen days of septic fever can make anyone pray to the gods for deliverance.

Similar "sights" are in many countries of the world. In India, for example, Chupatti Beach is located in Mumbai. In some of its places it is categorically impossible not only to swim, but just to be harmful. And walking along the El Gringo beach in the Dominican Republic, you can not only catch a wide variety of sores, but also get a solid dose of carcinogens and heavy metals. Many local chemical and pharmaceutical companies still dump their waste in the area. Not without coastal environmental disasters in the United States. For several years in a row, California's Poche Beach poured a huge amount of various waste from the automotive and agricultural industries. Now environmental organizations for many years will eliminate the consequences.

Invisible death
Invisible death

Located east of Australia, Fraser is the largest sand island in the world. Its nature is bizarre and picturesque - the dunes rise to a height of 240 meters and are covered with mangrove and equatorial forests in which outlandish “hanging” lakes hide. The coast facing the Pacific Ocean is a single gigantic beach with a length of more than one hundred kilometers. Just do not get closer to the water line. Fraser is surrounded by a large number of cubo-jellyfish, in particular, Irukanji. And this is not the kind of marine creature that you want to meet while walking on the sand, or enjoying warm water.

The trouble is that these bowers have an almost transparent body and the same tentacles up to a meter long. They are practically invisible in water and sand. Irukanji venom acts rather slowly and at first you completely ignore a completely tolerable injection or do not notice it at all. However, after a few minutes, a whole extravaganza of paralytic effects begins: severe pain in the head, muscles of the limbs, internal organs, nausea. They are supplemented by effects on the nervous system - anxiety, as well as on the cardiovascular - tachycardia and hypertension. Everything can end with pulmonary edema, brain and death. Australia is generally famous for all kinds of poisonous reptiles, including sea ones. In addition to Fraser, various types of cube jellyfish live in the area of ​​all coasts of this continent.

1 comment:

  1. seeing what happened to USA after Columbus landed there, killing is the only alternative.


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