The World’s 10 Most Dangerous Festivals

Is being terrified really that fun? The debate is on about which is crazier: attending these festive gatherings as a curious spectator or thrill-seeking participant.

If you’re looking for a pleasant, soothing distraction from the sometimes-cruel world we live in right now, we suggest you might want to avoid the events we’ve curated below.

If you like living life on the extreme edge, consider it a checklist for things you really need to see for yourself in order to get a full appreciation for how insane some of these festivals really are.

The Cooper’s Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake

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