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5 Most Dangerous Places You Should Avoid

5 Most Dangerous Places You Should Avoid

Apr 13, 2014

Safety is a major concern to many travelers. In the process of achieving this aspect every traveler is advised to explore places where health and safety are guaranteed. However, certain dangerous places are also desirable tourist attraction sites. If this is the case, travelers are advised to be aware of the risks and take sensible precautions. Some of the problems associated with these cities include; target points for terrorist attacks, political instability, high crime rates, mugging and other sorts of hostilities. Therefore, coming up with a list of these deadly zones will assist the travelers in preventing disappointments when enjoying vacations outside their countries and will help them take precautions and run for the safest areas. Here are some of the most dangerous destinations. Ciudad Juarez, Mexico This is one of the cities which are considered to be very unfriendly. In Mexico, the issue of drug trafficking is the order of the day and has contributed to Mexico being referred to be one of the most violent prone areas where the safety of travelers is at stake. In this region, drug traffickers have made it impossible for the residents around due to frequent robberies and high crime rates. Police are often employed or even paid off by drug traffickers, leading to many unpunished crimes.(image by Andy von der Wurm) Cape Town, south Africa This is one of the cities containing the most popular tourist destinations in the world but due to economic constraints, this city has struggled to fight against extremely high crime rates. Social unrest has frequently been experienced in the region and has resulted in a huge reduction in the number of tourists visiting the town. However, it is possible to enjoy a visit to this city if you avoid the more dangerous sections and avoid night travels. Acapulco, Mexico This is one of the areas that make Mexico one of the most feared countries to go for a vacation. This city was once a safe and luxurious resort area but due to prevalence of drug trafficking in the country, it has turned this place into a more dangerous region. Statistically, it is considered to be one of the areas with world’s...