There are many places in this world that people want to go to and explore. While there are a lot of naturally magnificent places and/or man-made tourist spots fascinating enough to make you want to add to your bucket list of “where-to-go’s”, there too are places that most people dread to visit. Of course there are brave souls who seek adventure and prefer to go to terrifying places to satisfy their curiosity — Or maybe not.
Lake Natron is a salt and soda lake in northern Tanzania. The alkaline water in Lake Natron has a pH as high as 10.5 and is so caustic it can burn the skin and eyes of animals that aren’t adapted to it. The sodium carbonate and other mineral deposits that flow into the lake from the surrounding hills cause the water’s alkalinity. Sodium carbonate, once used in Egyptian mummification, acts as preservative for the dead animals which have been unfortunate enough to meet their demise in the lake’s waters. (Source: Wikipedia)
So here are some of the most terrifying places on earth that you certainly would not want to be in. Or, depending on your mood may like to visit someday.
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