The LG Travel News Roundup: World’s Largest Crocodile Now a Tourist Attraction

Weekly Travel News — By on November 18, 2011 at 6:00 am

By Susmita Baral
LG News Intern

Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here…

Worlds Biggest CrocodilePhilippine Town Catches Largest Crocodile
A remote Philippine town of 27,000 people has caught the world’s largest crocodile measuring at 6.2 metres (20 feet and four inches). The reptile, caught by Australian zoologist Adam Britton, was caught in Bunawan in the Agusan marsh on the southern island of Mindanao and reportedly consumes 17 kilograms (37.5 pounds) of pork every 5 days. The animal has become a tourist attraction in the small town with an average of 500 visitors a day! Source: Telegraph UK

In-Flight Porn 
Ryanair Airlines has proposed a risqué form of in-flight entertainment: The airlines wants to introduce a new in-flight app that will allow passengers to screen porn in air. What’s the logic? CEO Michael O’Leary’s argument is that if “hotels around the world have it… why wouldn’t we?” He also clarifies that the videos wouldn’t be available on on seat-back TVs. Source: Huffington Post
Man Attempts To Travel Pole-to-Pole
44-year-old adventurer Mark Wood is training to be the first person to ski at both the world’s poles. Woods plans on flying to Antarctica and then spend 50 days–covering 680 miles–skiing to the South Pole. He will then fly to the Arctic and spend another 65 days traveling to the North Pole. The goal behind the 115-day solo challenge is to to raise awareness of climate change. Source: BBC News

World’s Largest Bra Revealed
The world’s largest bra has been created in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The giant bra resides in London and was displayed over the Thames river to amused locals and tourists alike. The undergarment measuring 32 meters around the chest and would be sized as 1222B in real bra size. The World Records Academy has named this bra, created by Vanish, the world’s largest bra. The undergarment took 4 weeks to make. Source: World’s Record Academy
Thumbnail courtesy of the Sydney Morning Herald
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