Camino Del Rey, Test Your Courage Here!

Do you dare to test the courage at this place? People who like to race their adrenaline have flocked to Spain to experience the south path of El Caminito Del Rey who had lived 110 years before the trail began to be repaired in 2012.

El Caminito del Rey or The King's little pathway is a walkway in El Chorro, near Alora in the province of Málaga, Spain, was originally a walkway for the workers at the hydroelectric power plants at Chorro Falls and Gaitanejo Falls to cross between the falls, to provide for transport of materials, and for the inspection and maintenance of the channel.

The walkway is about 3 feet and 3 inches in width, and rises over 350 feet (100 m) above the river below, it is currently in a highly deteriorated state and there are numerous sections where part or all of the concrete top has collapsed.

Indeed, there are always people who want to risk their life by treading the path of the most dangerous in the world, filled them with carefully track roads and halting at a height of more than 100 meters that inch by inch.

Travel companies see the excellent opportunities to offer adventure tours into this dangerous place, especially after a video circulating on YouTube, "El Camino del rey 2010" about a climber who pass through this route. It's very stressful!

Look at the video, the path along the edge of high cliffs, the rusty irons, gaping holes, with no handrails, and some parts are really broken or disconnected.

An emergency wire is now mounted on the surface of the stone so that hikers and climbers can hold on to the wire when passing. But there's always wanted to try without using safety equipment at all.

To attract the attention of tourists then the local government there will do the repairs immediately, available budget of 8.3 million euros and will take three years. Of course, tourists who want a different travel experience will come, though its condition is better. Lane will be safe once repaired and equipped with handrails, safety barrier, lighting and location information center for visitors.

How is the opinion of a climber on this route after hearing improvement plan? "There will be many improvements and it will make its lose the sensation again." Of course for the climber, but does not apply to other tourists.

Tourism area managers do not want any more casualties as happened in the year of 2000 that afflicts workers of that power plants.

(Source dailymail /Images wiki and sunnyvillaspain)


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