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.
In a sprint for survival, a gentoo penguin tries to outrun a hungry southern sea lion.
Date 13-06-17, Duration 2:21, Views 3083
Video by: National Geographic
Date 13-06-14 2:31
Tooltip Information:Photographing the World’s Biggest SharkVideo by:Description: Underwater filmmaker and photographer Tom Campbell has time to snap just one photo of a whale shark, the world’s largest fish.Rating: 3.5Views: 5770
Date 13-06-14 2:00
Tooltip Information:Owl Dad Hunts to Feed ChicksVideo by:Description: A snowy owl father hunts around the clock for lemmings to feed to his hungry chicks. Mortality for owlets is high in the arctic; a stockpile of lemmings can help them survive during bad weather, when hunting is difficult.Rating: 4Views: 3351
Date 13-06-13 1:59
Tooltip Information:Welcome to the Hippo SpaVideo by:Description: At this full-service “hippo spa,” a swarm of hungry cleaner fish cleanses a hippo of dead skin, parasites, and even dung.Rating: 4Views: 1933