Too impatient to wait in line

Three Czech tourists put theirs and other's lives at risk by jumping the queue for the ladders in Slovak Paradise.

(Source: Printscreen of Facebook video)
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When there are many tourists hiking in Slovenský Raj (Slovak Paradise), there can be “traffic jams”. It takes a moment for people to carefully climb the many ladders and sometimes tourists have to wait until it is “their turn”.

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Recently, a video from Suchá Belá gorge was published on Facebook showing three Czech tourists who were too impatient to wait in line and simply skipped it.

They over-took the others using the ladder, risking not only their health and life but also the safety of those people who were waiting patiently, as they should, the regional Korzár daily reported.

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“We like tourists from every country, we are happy to meet every one of them, but this is too much,” the tourists who published the video wrote on Facebook.

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