The highest peak in the Alps is a magnet for tourists. During peak season, as many as 300 people per night set off to scale the majestic summit on the French-Italian border. But many underestimate the risks.
Luca Lombardini, his fiancee and his brother were climbing Europe's highest peak when they slipped and died. Heatwave conditions have made conditions more dangerous on the Mont Blanc massif.
Rwanda's known as the Land of a Thousand Hills, so no wonder the Tour of Rwanda is Africa's toughest cycling event. Micha Glowatzki managed a small German team that took part, he was impressed by Rwanda's cycling scene.
A vintage Ju-52 aircraft with 20 people aboard went down during a sightseeing flight in the Alps, Swiss officials said. Hours before the incident, a family of four was killed when their small plane crashed near Lucerne.
The Berchtesgaden National Park in Bavaria was founded on August 1, 1978 and attracts 1.5 million visitors a year. Its landmark is the 2713 meter high Watzmann mountain, at the foot of which the Königssee sparkles.
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