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Highest and Lowest

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1. Posted by Gilly09 (Budding Member 37 posts) 7y

We've had a north, east, south and west question so now, with the exception of planes, whats the highest point and lowest point on earth we've all been to?

2. Posted by bentivogli (Travel Guru 2398 posts) 7y

I'm pretty sure we've had this one as well... But in case I'm wrong: here we go. I'm only counting places on the surface of the earth:

  • highest: 4,700mts above sea level during the Salkantay trek in Peru. I remember myself thinking 'hey, I'm up almost as high as the summit of Mont Blanc'
  • lowest: at 6.5mts below sea level, at the somewhat famous 'lowest point in the Netherlands' in Nieuwerkerk a/d IJssel.

[ Edit: Edited on 23-Oct-2009, at 06:27 by bentivogli ]

3. Posted by Utrecht (Moderator 5596 posts) 7y

Highest 5000 metres in Bolivia. Lowest probably somewhere in the Netherlands as well;)

4. Posted by marlis (Travel Guru 1167 posts) 7y

highest 5000 mtr.at the train station on the way to Huancayo/Peru

lowest 30 mtr.scuba diving Bonaire/Netherlands Antilles

and,
a few times flying high in my live on "cloud Nr.7";)
was also a few times deep down in hell.

5. Posted by arif_kool (Travel Guru 1757 posts) 7y

Highest 5650 metre at Khardung-La on the way to Nubra valley, near Leh-Laddakh, India. We stayed for quite some time there, took pictures, had hot coffee and roamed around in the snow. But it was difficult to run around due to the scarsity of oxygen at such a high altitude.

Lowest point, i took the plunge and went quite deep and returned back satisfied

6. Posted by kukuruza (Inactive 5 posts) 7y

Has not understood a theme question. The highest and the lowest. A rating?