The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Monday, January 12, 2015

Some might view this as a window into doom

Acrophobia is the fear of heights. We certainly hope you don’t have it. If so, a trip to the Zhangjiajie and Tianmen mountains in China’s Tianmen Mountain National Park may not be advised. However, if scenic routes that will get your heart racing and truly exhilarating views are what you are after, then this may be for you. The appropriately named Walk of Faith is a glass walkway that is exactly what it says on the tin. Save for the hand rails and metal and concrete supports, the 61 ft. walkway up the side of the mountain is entirely glass, allowing walkers to view the staggering height they are at, right beneath their feet, which is some 4,700 ft. above sea level.

Via MyGoogleFaceSpacePlusBook, Transparent Torture, The Walk of Faith and Seriously Scary! - Industry Tap

Cool idea, but in a word: OH XXXX NO!

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