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5 Places Where People Live On The Edge Literally

By Chinelo Eze
25 March 2022   |   7:32 pm
They say you're living on the edge, but you aren't. From time immemorial man has somehow lived through nature's gifts of cliffs, mountains and edges. Here are 5 places where people literally live on the edge. Switzerland  Lauterbrunnen  known as ''The Valley Of 72 Waterfalls'' is so named because of its 72 thundering waterfalls that…

They say you’re living on the edge, but you aren’t. From time immemorial man has somehow lived through nature’s gifts of cliffs, mountains and edges. Here are 5 places where people literally live on the edge.

Switzerland 

Lauterbrunnen  known as ”The Valley Of 72 Waterfalls” is so named because of its 72 thundering waterfalls that gush down into the valley. Described as one of the most beautiful valleys in Europe, this Alpine town  has distinct chalet-style houses plus small village churches. Take in the breathtaking serenity of nature with soaring rocks, cliffs and flowery fields.    

Greek Islands

In the Greek island  is Fira, the capital of Santorini. It is a community popular for its white-washed houses erected on the edge of a 400-meter (1,312 feet) high caldera on the western edge of the semi-circular island of Thera. At the top of this delightful community, you can appreciate extraordinary views of a volcano, the intense blue of the sea below and one of the most popular nightfalls in the area.

Italy

Positano is a tiny beautiful town on the popular Amalfi Coast on the popular Amalfi Coast in Campania, Italy, with wonderful with seaside views. The city is extensive with whirling colourful buildings seated on an territory on the face of a cliff.

 

Mexico

Acapulco rose to fame by the 1950s as a breakout for stars and millionaires. However, it continues to be a popular traveller destination particularly among Mexicans. During spring breaks it’s also a favourite destination mostly with US college students.   

France 

Rocamadour, located in France in south-western has been a magnet attracting travellers because of its incredible assortment of cliff residences, ancient relics and sacred sanctuaries erected on a limestone cliff which is 1,500 feet above the Alzou River Gorge. A wondrous chapel and many oratories of this medieval village climb in levels up to the side of a cliff and seems to oppose the understanding of gravity.