Gravity Defying Escapes in Asia

Sweat drips into Tamara Mak's eyes, her nervous stomach churns and her right leg is jittering up and down uncontrollably. About 15 m below her, seemingly half a world away, her friends stare up and shout advice on the best way to the top: "Move your right leg! Trust your shoes! Use more chalk!" Finally, she stands on her tippy toes, grabs a handhold and magically she is at the top of the cliff known as 1,2,3 Wall. It's only when she's slowly being lowered down by the guide, spinning on the end of the rope, that she realizes she has...

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