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The need for speed

Uncool runnings: bobsleigh in Latvia

by Drifter

Destination: Riga

If you ever watched the film 'Cool Runnings' and wondered what bobsleigh was all about, head for Latvia. In Sigulda, an hour from Riga, you can climb aboard and experience a 5G force for yourself

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L'Aiguille du Midi – the highest lift station in Europe. Chamonix can be seen far below in the valley

Chamonix, France: off-piste skiing with the the X-Factor

by csenor

Destination: Chamonix

The X in Chamonix may be silent – but for thrill-seekers in the Alps, it chimes in neatly with the resort's reputation for eXtreme ski and snowboarding. If off-piste adventure is your thing, read on…

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