From an amazing bungee jump survival tale to a rebuilding of the Titanic, these were the most bizarre travel stories of the year.
If the doom and gloom of the daily news is getting you down, read on. Granted, 2012 had more than its share of transportation calamities — from the unparalleled flight cancellations caused by Hurricane Sandy to the tragic sinking of the Costa Concordia cruise ship — but the 10 stories that follow show just how easily the world of travel can deliver smiles, shock, and awe.
North Carolina’s barrier islands, known as the Outer Banks, are eroding as the sea level rises. This means some land—and homes—will be swallowed by oce... More North Carolina’s barrier islands, known as the Outer Banks, are eroding as the sea level rises. This means some land—and homes—will be swallowed by ocean, and the people who live there must cope with the immediate impacts of climate change. Money has been spent to keep the sand in place, but Mother Nature keeps pushing back. Read more about the changes happening in the Outer Banks: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/special-features/2014/07/140725-outer-banks-north-carolina-sea-level-rise-climate/
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