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Would you dare take this zip line?

This is an Al Jazeera piece about the huge zip lines that peasants use in the Yungas region of Bolivia. I once did a similar story about zip lines across steep Andean valleys in Colombia. This piece is 25 minutes long, but if you just watch the first couple of minutes you'll see amazing images. The link to an article on the zip lines, written in rather breathless fashion, is here.


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This is one of the best pieces of film/video journalism I've ever seen. Well worth the obvious effort.


Thank you, That was incredible!
To answer the question; No I definitely would not!

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