10 Fun Facts About the World That Sound Absurd But Are Actually True

1- You could walk from Russia to Alaska (on ice)

Between Russia and Alaska lies the Bering Strait, When it freezes up in the winter, you can journey across, with 3.8km being the shortest end. However, just because it’s possible, doesn’t mean it’s legal! Or safe, as the ocean winds are extremely cold and the ice below may shift. In 2006, two adventurers set out from Alaska to cross the frozen path on foot. They crossed 90km in 15 days before they were detained in Russia for violating immigration laws. Photo credit: Wikipedia