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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Devil's Pool - The Most Dangerous Pools in the World

The Devil's Pool is possibly the world's most dangerous pool as it is situated 360 feet (110 meters) on top of Victoria Falls. Located in Zimbabwe, Africa.

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The Devil's Pool is known in aboriginal legend to be cursed by a female spirit looking for her former lover. The locals believe that her calls can still be heard and are the causes of the deaths that occur there. Since 1959, there have been 17 victims from the Devil's Pool.

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Devil’s Pool, a pool at the edge of the falls where people can swim and look over the falls without being pulled over by the current due to a natural rock wall that creates the pool. This can only be done from September to December when the river flow is at a safe level.

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There are also various hippos and crocodiles inhabiting the Zambezi River that forms the Victoria Falls.

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