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Great emka 2020-11-02 23:04

Hello Chris, There are only a few photos of this long beach. Fantastic view of these high cliffs. Looks a bit like in Algarve. Great colours of the sea and the rock, especially in the lower part of the photo. Were you not afraid to stand so close to the edge?

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Old 11-03-2020, 07:53 AM
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Hi MalgoI have 3 criteria for not approaching the edge of a cliff. Otherwise I am not normally scared of heights, or even cautious.1. It's fractured or crumbling as seen here or undercut by waves or water. Solid granite like Norway is much safer. I would go to the same spot this shot was taken but not out on the tongue of Trolltunga. Pulpit Rock is another spot I would think twice about going out on if it was windy. 2. It's extremely windy (as it was on the day I went)3. The path along the cliff has rock overhangs that you have to stoop down to avoid clipping with your shoulder or head.Imagine a rough track and steep drop instead of a sealed road and small drop and you have to do a hunched back of Notre Dame to get past the overhang. A bit like this scene. But worse. Even at Zakynthos I had a bad feeling or premonition if you like that it wasn't safe to stand at the base of the cliff. 2 years later it DID collapse.

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