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Hiking el Caminito del Rey, Once the World's Most Dangerous Trail

Hiking el Caminito del Rey, Once the World's Most Dangerous Trail

HowStuffWorks hikes El Caminito del Rey, a very dangerous hiking path in Spain that was closed to the public for 15 years after several deaths.

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