A time traveller on a zip-line

For the ultimate adrenalin high, Jasper Winn flies back through time on a wire from Spain to Portugal.

8th December, 2013
The zip-line over the Guadiana river on the Spanish-Portuguese border.

Call it the human paradox, but as cars, planes and other aspects of our lives get safer, there's a corresponding interest in danger' rides. More than a century of rollercoastering has produced ever-more extreme loops and speeds; you can now bungee jump from cliffs, dams, cable cars and balloons; and zip-lines - arguably among the most refined and purest of the adrenalin experiences - are on the increase all over the world.

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