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Maybe the coolest place to swim ever

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Posted By: Alfred K at 6:02 pm

8 Jun 2009

The Devil’s Swimming Pool, or Devil’s Armchair, is a naturally formed infinity pool at the very top of Victoria Falls in Zambia. 420 feet above the river below, it is perfectly safe (in the dry season) to relax at the edge of one of the world’s largest waterfalls. From above the water it appears as if there’s nothing to stop one from being carried over the lip of the falls, but beneath the surface there is a natural rocky ledge that generates a back-eddy and stops the current. Looks scary, especially to jumping into, but the thousands of still-alive visitors can attest to its perfect safety record.

I wonder how they found this place to begin with? Probably some dick wanted to go down the falls in a barrel but got caught up in this section.


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