Stranded On A Roller Coaster Upside Down! A “Great Wall” Traffic Jam! China’s Chaotic Crowded Travel Reality!

stranded upside down roller coaster


Can you believe this???? Stranded on a roller coaster UPSIDE DOWN!!!

china roller coaster stranded upside down

Roller-coaster riders at one of Beijing’s major amusement parks were left hanging upside down for almost 20 minutes when a bird stood on one of the ride’s safety sensors!


It happened at the Happy Valley Amusement Park – and it took 18 minutes to bring the 26 riders to safety!


stranded upside down roller coaster

The riders were stranded near the ride’s peak – 100 feet in the air! Luckily, aside from nausea and shock, No one was injured!

As I said, it happened in China, where THIS is a common occurrence:

Passengers board a train at a subway station in Beijing

Welcome To Rush Hour!

Every single day is a traffic jam on China’s subways, the world’s most crowded!

crowded china subways

It’s a fact of life that China is a very crowded country! See video of the amazingly packed subway trains here:

And if you plan to visit some of China’s amazing attractions, be prepared to make some “new friends”:

crowded great wall of china

great wall of china crowds

Talk About A Crowded Wall!

The crowds at the great wall of China can be unbelievably dense, almost as bad as that subway video! It’s just one example of too many tourists for a tourist attraction…read a great story about more of them by clicking here:

China has some amazing places to visit – for example, if you love to hike, would you try this trail?

china dangerous hiking trial

Yes, this is a real hiking trail! See more pictures of the world’s most dangerous hiking trail here:

And the chinese don’t let anything get in their way – which is why they built a road not over – but alongside a river!

China's amazing river highway

See more pictures of this incredible river road here:

And finally, would you go to China for a bite in THIS restaurant?

cliffside restaurant

Yes, it’s “cliffside” dining at its best! See more here:

Let me know how you’d feel hanging upside down like this!

stranded upside down roller coaster

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4 replies

  1. Oooh, John, I would not like to be stuck upside down for 20 minutes. I am sure I would get a massive headache. China is so overcrowded.


  2. Reblogged this on johnrieber and commented:

    A look back at one of the wildest stories you could imagine…stranded upside down on a roller coaster!



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  2. China’s Glass Walkway Of Terror Cracks! World’s Wildest Hiking Trail! China’s Amazing Adventures! – johnrieber

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