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Extreme tourism market study 2015

Posted by on April 8, 2016 – 12:28 am

Extreme tourism market study 2015

Snapping photos of Times Square and the Eiffel Tower provide instant gratification for many travelers eager to share selfies with friends on social media, but a growing faction of Chinese tourists also seek adventure experiences such as bungee-jumping from steep river gorges and hiking through glacial terrain. Last year Chinese travelers made up two-thirds of Queenstown, New Zealand’s leading skydive operator’s business and hot air ballooning ranks first as the adventure activity the Chinese say they’re most interested in pursuing during a trip…

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Bungee jumping upstate New York

Posted by on April 1, 2016 – 02:46 pm

Bungee jumping upstate New York

Christine Davis, DVM Born and raised in Montana, Dr. Davis loved animals from a young age and spent many hours on her grandfather’s cattle ranch taming barn kittens and feeding orphaned calves. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Montana State University. She then received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Colorado State University. It was there that she met her future husband, Michael, and graduated with honors. She completed her internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Louisiana State University. Dr. Davis began…

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Tandem bungee jump West ed

Posted by on April 1, 2016 – 12:08 am

Tandem bungee jump West ed

Alberta, Canada, features only one site for bungee jumping, but it s one of the world s most unconventional. Located inside the internationally renowned West Edmonton Mall, Blue Thunder Bungee is the highest indoor jump in the world at the time of publication. Although it may be the only site for bungee jumping in the entire province, at 106 feet high, it s an exhilarating experience that is clearly hard to compete against. Booking Information Because Blue Thunder Bungee is indoors, it is not limited by season like some outdoor bungees. It is open…

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Bungy jumping in PE

Posted by on March 29, 2016 – 04:01 pm

Bungy jumping in PE

The Bloukrans Bungy is the worlds highest commercial bungy bridge. It is also the highest commercial natural bungy jump in the World. We have had a number of world records associated with Bloukrans. In 2003, Bloukrans bungy was recognised as the worlds highest commercial bungy jump. In 2008 we were part of two more world records. Veronica Dean performed 19 bungy jumps in one hour and Bill Boshoff performed 101 jumps in a 24 hour period. Bill s world record was subsequently surpassed but in 2011 we facillitated Scott Hunty to regain the world record…

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Extreme tourism Japan

Posted by on March 28, 2016 – 08:28 pm

Extreme tourism Japan

Extreme adventures are incredibly popular in Japan, with its many stunning national parks and nature reserves serving as the perfect backdrop for adrenaline sports and other heart-racing activities. Thrill-seekers make a beeline for Nametoko Valley, just a day trip from Uwajima in Ehime, Shikoku island. There you’ll find Forest Canyon, boasting a 40m natural water slide, waterfall abseiling, and deep pools perfect for leaping into as you go canyoning. White water rafting is another extreme way to experience Japan’s natural beauty, with a number…

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Bungee jumping USA Florida

Posted by on March 24, 2016 – 10:49 pm

Bungee jumping USA Florida

Traditional bungee jumping is not available in Orlando, but bungee slingshots provide a similar sensation. (Photo: Karl Weatherly/Photodisc/Getty Images ) Related Articles Bungee jumping is a thrill sport that involves the participant s ankle or a torso harness being attached to a bungee cord, the other end of which is attached to a bridge over a chasm, dam or similar high place. The full extension of the bungee cord is determined to be slightly less than the depth of the drop. Participants leap from the high place, free fall some of the drop, and…

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Extreme tourism Geography

Posted by on March 22, 2016 – 04:32 am

Extreme tourism Geography

This course introduces students to regional differences throughout the world in terms of landforms, climates, soils and vegetation as well as population characteristics and economic activities. Representative areas, such as western Europe, Russia, Japan and Latin America, are developed. (3 crs.) GEO102 - Geographic Systems for Elementary Education The geography component focuses on basic geographic literacy, physical characteristics of places and regions, human characteristics of places and regions, and the interactions between places and people…

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Antarctic tourism impacts

Posted by on March 21, 2016 – 08:50 pm

Antarctic tourism impacts

Antarctica is certainly the most pristine place on earth although it is not as unspoiled as may be imagined. For more than a hundred years people have travelled to Antarctica and most parts have now been visited. More than just footprints have been left and more than just photographs have been taken. Some Antarctic species have been taken to the verge of extinction for economic benefit. Others have been killed incidentally or disturbed, soils have been contaminated, untreated sewage has been discharged into the sea and rubbish that will not decompose…

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