A video showcasing the sport of 'parahawking,' which combines paragliding with falconry, continues to awe viewers with spectacular scenery and magnificent footage of a hawk landing on the outstretched arm of the paragliders in flight.
A Russian adventurer on a maiden paragliding trip over the east Himalayan Mountains came very close to filming his own demise when he collided with two vultures in mid-air. The frightening encounter was filmed by the paraglider's helmet-cam.
MUNICH (dpa) - For many tourists, a mountain holiday turns into a test of personal endurance limits - three peaks in eight hours and the stamps from as many new lodges as possible in their hiking-pass in the evening.
But others are content only to s...