Some people get really excited when they're on vacation. Too excited. In fact, you could say they turn into mindless self-centered zombies who have no respect for the tourist attractions they visit. From vandalizing priceless historical sites to endangering wild animals only to take their photo, sadly, tourists have proven their stupidity time and time again. Bored Panda has compiled a list of some of the worst tourist behavior to remind you that taking some time off doesn't mean you have to turn off every brain cell of yours. So scroll through the entries and vow to never do anything like this anywhere on Earth!

#1

Killed For A Selfie: Baby Dolphin Dies After Being Passed Around By Tourists As They Posed For Photos With It On A Spanish Beach

Killed For A Selfie: Baby Dolphin Dies After Being Passed Around By Tourists As They Posed For Photos With It On A Spanish Beach

When tourists in southern Spain discovered a baby dolphin that had lost its mother, they started taking selfies with the animal instead of calling someone to rescue it. According to Daily Mail, the workers arrived at the scene 15 minutes later, but the animal had already died from stress. They blasted the 'selfishness' of tourists who are 'obsessed' with taking photos: "Cetaceans are very susceptible to stress, and crowding round it to take photos and to touch it causes them a big shock which greatly accelerates cardio-respiratory failure, which is what happened."

solarpix Report

Holli Burman
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1 year ago

This brings tears to my eyes.

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#2

Tourists Destroying Popular Oregon Rock Formation

Tourists Destroying Popular Oregon Rock Formation

The so-called “duckbill” sandstone formation was one of Oregon’s icons, protected by a fence to keep away people because it was unstable. However, this didn’t stop some vandals from climbing over the fence and pushing and pulling on the rock formation. Eventually, they knocked the rock down. Allegedly, the group of people did this because one of their friends had broken their leg because of the “duckbill”. The famous landmark was also known as “Pedestal Rock” and “that Pacific Northwest rock.”

lauralawsonvisconti , The Oregonian Report

wandile dludlu
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1 year ago

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I'm not saying they are right in any way, but i get the temptation

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#3

Tourists Chase Peacocks, Rip Out Their Tail Feathers At Beijing Zoo

Tourists Chase Peacocks, Rip Out Their Tail Feathers At Beijing Zoo

A Beijing wildlife park near the Great Wall became the scene of some serious animal cruelty. Chinese tourists were spotted chasing and catching peacocks, and then ripping out feathers from their tails. Some tourists tried to stop them but they were unsuccessful. The violent offenders did not stop until they scared away the last peacock.

yunnan.cn Report

Rosesinmyhair
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1 year ago

Some humans are just a blight on the earths surface.

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#4

Mob Of Tourists At Costa Rica’s Ostional Beach Prevents Sea Turtles From Nesting

Mob Of Tourists At Costa Rica’s Ostional Beach Prevents Sea Turtles From Nesting

The Ostional Wildlife Refuge in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, is one place where olive ridley sea turtles nest. Unfortunately for them, hundreds of tourists swarmed the beach and scared the turtles away, meaning a large number of them didn’t lay eggs. These tourists were angling for some good photos: some of them even stood on top of turtle nests, while others put their kids on top of the animals.

sitraminaecr Report

Shawn
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1 year ago

Social media should be banned and everything deleted gettin the interwebs... its only further destroying our civilization.

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#5

Tourists Break Into Eco Park And Strip Away All Its Lotus Flowers

Tourists Break Into Eco Park And Strip Away All Its Lotus Flowers

Tourists picked all the lotus flowers in the Longqiao Cultural and Ecological Park which is located in Sichuan, China. The park was supposed to reopen soon, but had to stay closed after the tourists’ actions. Summer blossom season started in June and ever since then, Chinese tourists have been breaking into the park to pick the flowers. However, some tourists did more than that: they also went fishing by the stream and destroyed the park fences. Since March, the fences were mended five times so far. A park representative stated that they “cannot control the tourists.”

asiaone Report

wandile dludlu
Community Member
1 year ago

Arrest one of them for 20 years and set and example

Miss Cris
Community Member
1 year ago

Why not all of them?

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Tahani
Community Member
1 year ago

If pictures can be taken of them breaking in they can be arrested just the same...

Miss Cris
Community Member
1 year ago

And, also,when they pass the dorr going out with those huge things... they can be stopped and arrested.I'm sure there's an entrance with guards.

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Miranda Noble
Community Member
1 year ago

ELECTRIC FENCES!!!

Justwannasay
Community Member
1 year ago

This is not about race but the lack of environmental education, respect of mother nature, and ethics!

Dippin Dot
Community Member
1 year ago

I wonder how they know they're tourists... Maybe they're local assholes.

Slune
Community Member
1 year ago

Acting same as tourist

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Rhon
Community Member
1 year ago

Security camera and hefty fines!

AP
Community Member
1 year ago

The sad thing is that the blossomed lotus is supposed to represent enlightenment.

NanZ
Community Member
1 year ago

I am not an angry person until I see such heinous behavior in all of these examples! I am truly angry and disgusted by such poor examples of human beings, if they are human.

Bored Moogle
Community Member
1 year ago

It seems to me that Americans and Chinese are the worst-behaved tourists.

Slune
Community Member
1 year ago

Chinese are the worst, reckless, pushing and they come as mob like endless tsunami.Great time when they had been riding the bikes in blue collars behind the great wall.

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Theory Buchannon
Community Member
1 year ago

They should come back and plant 1,000 more

Miss Cris
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Don't they have any sort of education, simpathy or just respect to life? How is it?

Amanda DuPont
Community Member
1 year ago

fire a warning shot...show their damn faces so everybody knows who they are

debrina blackmoon
Community Member
1 year ago

GROW YOUR OWN FLOWERS, DISGUSTING SHITIOTS!!!

Liesa Yopp
Community Member
1 year ago

I bet an electric fence would do wonders.

Sue Laughman
Community Member
1 year ago

Make them pay for every flower

...
Community Member
1 year ago

hire a security guard

Athia J
Community Member
1 year ago

Make it an electric fence. Electrocute the trespassers.

Melissa D
Community Member
1 year ago

What idiots

Bob Beltcher
Community Member
1 year ago

Chop a hand off for stealing and put up an electric fence.

BG Reynolds
Community Member
1 year ago

Why do these people feel they have the right to desecrate a public park and spoil the beauty of it for the rest of the visitors? You didn’t plants these so you have no right to pull them up!

Darlene Michuk
Community Member
1 year ago

Agree, should be said "you're supposed to be so perfect." Why don't you grow your own. Let everybody else enjoy what they want to enjoy......PLMA

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PjandBolt
Community Member
1 year ago

They should pick some weeds because that's all they deserve.

Esther Evans
Community Member
1 year ago

Post a few guards with guns...maybe they'll get a clue....

Sharon Zoetewey
Community Member
1 year ago

Sad!

Clare Elliott
Community Member
1 year ago

The authorities seem to be able to "control" the political dissidents.......

Loki Laufeyson
Community Member
1 year ago

I live close to a lake full of lotus blossoms, and I see this happen all the time... we have a lotus festival but last year it had to be cancelled because people had picked most of the flowers and the remaining ones were dying from water pollution... :( I hope these people get fined

Darlene Michuk
Community Member
1 year ago

That is such a shame. Same with Tulips people seem to think that they are just free for the taking. Some people are just ass***** and then some people just never learn. Such a ********shame

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mntryjoseph
Community Member
1 year ago

Put up an electric fence!

Bacony
Community Member
1 year ago

Congratulations! You should Burn In HELL!

Erin Ulrich
Community Member
1 year ago

Electrify the fences!

Katchen
Community Member
1 year ago

I am surprised that a park in an authoritarian country can’t control tourists, and that the tourists don’t fear reprisal for their actions.

lindsayaotter
Community Member
1 year ago

Electric fences may help detour break-ins.

Mike
Community Member
1 year ago

why hide their ugly faces.... show them to let everyone know how stupid they are!

Dan McDonell
Community Member
1 year ago

Start fining them $500 each and they would get the message

Kim Dewhurst
Community Member
1 year ago

The tourists are Their own people . Shocking.

Greg Solomon
Community Member
1 year ago

Ugggh , them again.

Foxxy
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Because of these selfish assholes, this ecological park will be closed for the rest of the year because the biggest attraction is the mass of lotus flowers (approx 250,000 square metres) in bloom has dwindled drastically. They predict there was on average 200-300 break ins and thefts daily. The management now sees no reason to have the place open for the rest of the year.

RaroaRaroa
Community Member
1 year ago

200-300 a day? Do they have no security guards at all?

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Pungent Sauce
Community Member
1 year ago

Mainlanders!

María Hermida
Community Member
1 year ago

Where are the snipers?

Andrea Delden
Community Member
1 year ago

Maybe charge a high fee to enter the park and insure tourists are with a guide.

MajikDraygon
Community Member
1 year ago

Electric fences

rhyan lumilay
Community Member
1 year ago

Put up an electric fence everywhere.

SBW71
Community Member
1 year ago

You know how you can stop them? Stop allowing them in period!

Shelley Jennings
Community Member
1 year ago

C****!!

Joakim Utterhall
Community Member
1 year ago

Chinese inland ppl...

Applemonkey
Community Member
1 year ago

Dirty savages.

Steve Gad
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1 year ago

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meme lord
Community Member
1 year ago

why not electric fences

wati S
Community Member
1 year ago

Notice how its mostly the chines

Ian Campbell
Community Member
1 year ago

Typical Chinese!

Christy Horton
Community Member
1 year ago

"We CANNOT control tourists! But we CAN KILL YOU if you own a Bible!" What SCREWED UP GOVERNMENT!!!

Marie Aniscao
Community Member
1 year ago

of course you can.... shoot them on site lol

Ayasophya Alturas
Community Member
1 year ago

arrest them all! they destroyed all that natural beauty just for some cool stuff to bring home!!

jevais
Community Member
1 year ago

Why I'm not surprised!

Richard
Community Member
1 year ago

Electrify the fences.

Marissa Hagerman
Community Member
1 year ago

Someone should of pushed them into the water.

Agk Web
Community Member
1 year ago

This is exactly why our planet is slowly becoming worse and worse. we're fighting our own fucking speicies

louis porter
Community Member
1 year ago

Chinese are fucking disgusting.

Darlene Michuk
Community Member
1 year ago

I have a comment. Why don't they put the purps thru a YOGA FULL LOTUS. If a Yoga Pose a Full lotus will stretch the sciatic nerve.....unprepared will cause sciatica "inflammation of the sciatic nerve" A half lotus is only one leg. I was stuck in a full lotus and couldn't remove myself without TLC. Still have today. Funny thing. the treatment or 'cure' is the Lotus. Check it, out true story.

Darlene Michuk
Community Member
1 year ago

Edit: Full lotus unprepared will have them screaming, screaming in pain. Do not attempt this at home, know that there is a cure. Cruel and unusual punishment....nothing to be proud of......

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Darlene Michuk
Community Member
1 year ago

Hoping they get a Sciatic Nerve Inflammation. Believe they will not be happy. I have a sciatic nerve inflammation from Yoga Pose The Lotus without prepreration ends up stretching the sciatic nerve. Like say a Half Lotus. If they are so committed to this Lotus why don't they grow their own instead of some dumbass stunt. Really should be committed to do a Full Lotus until screaming in pain

Darlene Michuk
Community Member
1 year ago

Edit.....Sciatica.........Sciatic Nerve being stretched beyond belief. Funny how the cure works..........stretch the sciatic nerve to relax man, just relax. TRUE

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Pandemonium
Community Member
1 year ago

Time for an electric fence ..

Katy F
Community Member
1 year ago

wow..

sharron lynn parsons
Community Member
1 year ago

What is this world coming to ? After the first incident, there should be guards hidden, catch, arrest, and long jail time, huge fine as well !!!

Brenda Pereira
Community Member
1 year ago

Sounds like a job for guard dogs and officers who patrol the area with attack dogs. Have a flower in your hand? You are now a dog snack.

Just Tripple A
Community Member
1 year ago

Sure they can... electrify the fence

Shirley Heyn
Community Member
1 year ago

Why aren't they in jail? Prison punishment to fix the fences and care for the garden.

Jennifer Brown
Community Member
1 year ago

Again....capital punishment would work

Alice.in.wonderland
Community Member
1 year ago

why?? just WHY?

Debra Starr Moon
Community Member
1 year ago

Post a guard, arrest the trespassers, fine them heavily or imprison them, shame them and their families, and put it on the news. That should discourage them.

Janine Randall
Community Member
1 year ago

Start a fund to pay for an armed guard.

DT Oltman
Community Member
1 year ago

Maybe an armed guard would get the message over...is this something that happens alot in Asian countries?

Cynthia Preston
Community Member
1 year ago

so much for communist control there when they don't need it and not when it is....

Paige Garberding
Community Member
1 year ago

Greedy, entitled humans again. Wandile is totally right. Fill prisons with humans who plunder nature instead of political dissenters.

Sandy J Renfroe
Community Member
1 year ago

I've never understood the desire to "pick" flowers. Take a photo, don't destroy the beauty for others.

Hyacinth Ywayan
Community Member
1 year ago

OMG

Diane Phillips-Herman
Community Member
1 year ago

What's up with the Chinese culture? Still killing Rhinos for aphrodisiacs, too. There are too many of them not to care about this planet!

Mairlady
Community Member
1 year ago

Lock them out of the park! No public!

Tanya Watkins
Community Member
1 year ago

Electrify the fences. There seem to be cameras so cannot they be charged??

Diana Adams
Community Member
1 year ago

put up an electric fence.

Lucy Lou
Community Member
1 year ago

Their faces should be showed, not distorted.

Kim Bush
Community Member
1 year ago

You know it's done because people are too cheap to pay for those flowers for their own wedding

Fiona Toms-Yarnton
Community Member
1 year ago

Why are their faces obscured? Their acts are shameful.

Kerry Ericksson
Community Member
1 year ago

Fine them $1000 or more

Jane Alexander
Community Member
1 year ago

electric fence?

Arlene Reber
Community Member
1 year ago

Start electrifying those fences!

Ana M
Community Member
1 year ago

20-30 years in jail and you will see if anyone steals any more.

Lisa Chambers
Community Member
1 year ago

Shoot one and word will get out.

Barbara Vandewalle
Community Member
1 year ago

spoiled brats, They need park rangers

Stan Chung
Community Member
1 year ago

lovely chinese tourists again.. shame of my race

Steve Cruz
Community Member
1 year ago

When one of the Joshua trees was cut down during Trump's shutdown, teams of ecology-minded campers stayed with the remaining stand of trees to protect them. Find some fierce Chinese people who want to protect the park and deputize them.

Jamie Allpress
Community Member
1 year ago

Local government should provide an armed guard. That would stop the filthy rats!

RaroaRaroa
Community Member
1 year ago

I really don't understand why they can't have security guards. And is the water so shallow these women in dresses can walk right out and pick all of the flowers? I know water lilies don't need much depth, but I'd have thought it was deeper than that.

Frankenfrog
Community Member
1 year ago

Yes, you CAN control them. Shoot them in the god damn head. Sooner or later they'll get it through their thick dumb skulls

Liz Perry
Community Member
1 year ago

With all of the pollution in Sichuan, maybe these tourists literally have nowhere else to fish.

Mary Rose Kent
Community Member
1 year ago

They stole flowers...

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debrina blackmoon
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

they just don't want to bother trying harder

Farid Red
Community Member
1 year ago

the new chinese.. wealthy but unwanted by whole world.

Cathy Baker
Community Member
1 year ago

Besides stupidity, has anybody noticed a common theme in all these?

RaroaRaroa
Community Member
1 year ago

There are arseholes all over the world who only care about what they want?

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Dian Parama Kosala
Community Member
1 year ago

Again China?

Steve Spears
Community Member
1 year ago

What are the people of China that selfish?

Albert Thanh Nhan
Community Member
1 year ago

They are the worse tourist, everywhere they go...

Celtic Pirate Queen
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh, good - it's NOT just Americans who are assholes.

Ross Keim
Community Member
1 year ago

.... the flowers will just wilt and die anyway who cares?

Gabby M
Community Member
1 year ago

Go figure...China again.

Thomas Es Thomas
Community Member
1 year ago

They are so obsessed with sex drugs they will destroy a botanical garden.

MamaT
Community Member
1 year ago

Racist much?

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#6

Schoolboy, 15, Exposed As Egypt’s Ancient Temple Graffiti Vandal

Schoolboy, 15, Exposed As Egypt’s Ancient Temple Graffiti Vandal

A 15-year-old Chinese teenager from Nanjing named Ding Jinhao scratched his name into Ancient Egyptian artwork at the Temple of Luxor, on the East bank of the Nile. Internet users quickly found the culprit, eventually forcing the boy’s parents to apologize for what he did. The teenager wrote: “Ding Jinhao was here” in Mandarin on the 3,500-year-old artwork.

weibo Report

Luis Milian
Community Member
1 year ago

you have to blame this on the parents! this is very disrespectful

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#7

Man Climbed Onto The Pedestal The Statue Sits Upon, Attempted To Take A Selfie And Knocked The Statue Over

Man Climbed Onto The Pedestal The Statue Sits Upon, Attempted To Take A Selfie And Knocked The Statue Over

One more victim of tourists who wanted to take selfies was the nearly 130-year-old Dom Sebastiao statue in Lisbon, Portugal. A person climbed onto the pedestal because they wanted to take an impressive photo, but things ended badly. Very badly. The tourist knocked the statue over and broke it into pieces. Police officers arrested the perpetrator after they tried to run away.

Ewan Munro , Infraestruturas de Portugal Report

Kaisu
Community Member
1 year ago

I'm glad they were arrested at least, I hope they got a hefty fine

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Tourist Knocked Down The Saint Michael Statue While Trying To Take A Selfie (Lisbon, Portugal)

Tourist Knocked Down The Saint Michael Statue While Trying To Take A Selfie (Lisbon, Portugal)

Another attempt to take an impressive selfie ended very badly. One tourist seriously messed up when they destroyed the statue of Saint Michael at the National Museum of Ancient Art in Lisbon. The visitor knocked down the statue when they backed up a bit too far for the selfie. The statue of Saint Michael shattered in such a way that it was impossible to repair it.

MIR Report

Shawn
Community Member
1 year ago

So much history that can survive countless things except the modern moron glued to their phone..

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#9

Bison Calf Euthanized After Yellowstone Tourists Put It In Their Car To 'Keep It Warm'

Bison Calf Euthanized After Yellowstone Tourists Put It In Their Car To 'Keep It Warm'

Two tourists thought they were doing a good deed when in fact they were dooming an animal. The pair found a bison calf near a road in Yellowstone National Park and put it into their car so it would be warm. This act sealed the baby bison’s fate: it was no longer clear where it came from and which bison was its mother, meaning it couldn’t be reunited with its herd. What’s more, it started approaching people and cars on the road, creating dangerous situations. The bison had to be euthanized because two tourists couldn’t leave wildlife alone like they should have.

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Holli Burman
Community Member
1 year ago

This is terrible. They should be thrown into prison for ruining that calfs chance at life.

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#10

Russian Tourist Fined $24,000 For Colosseum Graffiti

Russian Tourist Fined $24,000 For Colosseum Graffiti

CNN reported that authorities in Rome have slapped a 20,000 euros ($24,800) fine on a Russian tourist who carved his name into one of the city's most famous historic landmarks. The 42-year-old man was apprehended after a guard at the Colosseum saw him scratch the letter "K" in a section of brickwork. The graffiti was found on a ground floor section of the nearly-2,000 year-old structure where restoration work was taking place.
"The damage to the monument is notable," site superintendent Mariarosaria Barbera said. "The incision cut out part of the surface of the structure and compromises its conservation and image."

Courtesy Superintendence of the Archeological sites of Rome Report

ADHORTATOR
Community Member
1 year ago

not enough

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#11

Yellowstone Hot Spring Turning Green Because Of Tourists Throwing In "Good Luck" Coins

Yellowstone Hot Spring Turning Green Because Of Tourists Throwing In "Good Luck" Coins

A hot spring pool found in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, changed color from crystal blue to yellow-green because tourists kept on throwing coins and rocks into it. The pool is known as Morning Glory, and has recently been nicknamed “Fading Glory” due to how much it has changed. Tourists throw in coins and rocks because they hope that good luck will then follow them. The debris stuck in the pool’s vents has slowed down the water’s circulation, dropping the temperature and allowing the proliferation of bacteria that produce the unusual pigmentation.

onza04 Report

Shawn
Community Member
1 year ago

Way to go morons.. we can't have anything nice..

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#12

Jerk Tourists Chase Endangered Tibetan Antelopes For Photos, Get Fined

Jerk Tourists Chase Endangered Tibetan Antelopes For Photos, Get Fined

Seven people were fined for pursuing a herd of Tibetan antelopes with their cars. Driving two white SUVs, they trespassed into Selincuo National Nature Reserve in an attempt to take pictures of the animals. When the speeding cars got dangerously close to the antelopes, anonymous witnesses filmed and captured the illegal actions. After people started posting the footage on Weibo (China's equivalent of Twitter), it caused a huge backlash as netizens expressed anger over what they believed to be a careless and dangerous way to photograph the creatures. Later, Lhasa police made an official statement saying that the drivers had been detained and the cars they had hidden had been found. Eventually, the Forestry Department of the Tibet Autonomous Region published the results of the investigation, imposing a penalty of 15,000 yuan (2,257 US dollars) on each of the suspects. The reserve's caretakers responsible had their basic allowance suspended for three months and the local administrative departments were also blamed for the incident.

Weibo Report

Neon Petra
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

That's $22 000 AU. Hope the antelopes were okay. (EDIT: Oops. Yeah. Not $22 000.)

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#13

Tourists Destroy Beautiful Azalea Trees In Bloom In China: Some Even Use Branches For Barbecue

Tourists Destroy Beautiful Azalea Trees In Bloom In China: Some Even Use Branches For Barbecue

Spring symbolizes rebirth, but this doesn’t give anyone a license to destroy nature for their own pleasure. The Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture in China always draws in tourists who want to enjoy the blooming azalea trees. However, not all tourists are happy with just looking. Some of them broke off branches from the beautiful trees, others picked flowers, while there were even some who pulled trees up with their roots. All of this was for the sake of some pretty photos. One group of vandals even used some branches to start a barbecue.

stomp.straitstimes Report

Anne
Community Member
1 year ago

God I hope the fumes were poisonous..

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#14

The Beach Near My House After The Tourists Left

The Beach Near My House After The Tourists Left

Recently, Margate beach in United Kingdom was covered with empty bottles, paper plates and other dirty "leftovers." According to the BBC, Thanet District Council cleaned up the litter and is trying to identify those responsible.
"We love to see people enjoying our beautiful sandy beaches but the mess that was left on Saturday was shocking and heartbreaking to see," Bob Bayford, the council leader said.
"There were a number of groups on the beach on Saturday and permission had been granted for a 500-person event, at the Nayland Rock end."

Regangibson212 Report

Neon Petra
Community Member
1 year ago

How dare they. And so close to the ocean as well!

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#15

Tourists’ Selfie Mania Destroys Rare Pink Grass

Tourists’ Selfie Mania Destroys Rare Pink Grass

South China Morning Post reported that a field of pink, cloud-like grass flowers in a park in eastern China had to be cut down on Sunday after it was trampled by selfie-taking tourists. These flowers bloom for about two months every autumn, but those in the Binjiang riverside park in the city of Hangzhou were completely destroyed. Photos published by various Chinese media outlets show tourists ignoring rope barriers and flattening the 10-acre area.

Hzdaily Report

Luis Milian
Community Member
1 year ago

hate to say it, but Chinese people have no respect anywhere.

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#16

People Allegedly Destroying Stone Pillars At Hampi

People Allegedly Destroying Stone Pillars At Hampi

After a few vandals were caught on camera destroying the pillars of the Vishnu temple at the UNESCO world heritage site in Hampi, India, the locals started demanding strict action against them. Roughly a week after the video surfaced, Karnataka police have arrested four people.
All of them confessed to the vandalism. "They were excited [about] seeing the monuments in Hampi," Ballari SP Arun Rangarajan said. "They claim to have toppled the pillar in sheer excitement. They had no idea how historically significant Hampi is."
"All four have been [receiving death threats] since the video went viral."
Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in east-central Karnataka, India. It became the centre of the Hindu Vijayanagara Empire capital in the 14th century. By 1500 CE, it was the world's second-largest medieval-era city (surpassed only by Beijing), attracting traders all the way from Persia and Portugal.
Hampi's ruins are spread over 4,100 hectares (16 sq mi) and UNESCO described it as an "austere, grandiose site" of more than 1,600 surviving remains of the last great Hindu kingdom in South India.

Kandukuru Nagarjun , PraveenMohanET Report

Rosesinmyhair
Community Member
1 year ago

They were so excited about seeing the historical monument but they didn't realise how important it was? Yeah. I believe that story.

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#17

Tourists Destroy Natural Wonder By Carving ‘Send Nudes’ Into It

Tourists Destroy Natural Wonder By Carving ‘Send Nudes’ Into It

One of Iceland’s famous moss-covered hills was vandalized. Tourists carved in the words “send nudes” into the hill in South Iceland, which means the moss could take many years to regrow. This is far from the only time that tourists targeted this hill — there are more words (and names) carved into the hill. A local tour guide Gunnar Birgisson told the media that an Icelander started the trend when he wrote his name on the hill many years ago.

Bakland Ferðaþjónustunnar Report

Shawn
Community Member
1 year ago

Only a twaffle would do that..

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#18

Tourist Spotted Burying Used Diaper In The Sand On Boracay Beach

Tourist Spotted Burying Used Diaper In The Sand On Boracay Beach

A viral video of tourists burying a soiled diaper in the beach in the Philippines prompted local authorities to close the area for water quality tests. After determining that the water quality remained safe, the Boracay Interagency Task Force reopened the area later in the day.
"This is an unfortunate incident pero [but] we will not tolerate those who violate the law whether foreigner or local. [Everyone should follow the law],” Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat told CNN Philippines. She said that authorities will work on aggressively informing tourists about beach rules and regulations.
In April 2018, the world-famous Boracay island underwent a six-month closure and rehabilitation after President Rodrigo Duterte called the island a “cesspool.”

MPBL Recap Report

Monika Rhodes
Community Member
1 year ago

Might be disgusting but I'd dig it out and throw it in her face!

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#19

Tourists Destroy Priceless Italian Monument While Trying To Take A Selfie

Tourists Destroy Priceless Italian Monument While Trying To Take A Selfie

Selfies aren’t harmless. Locals living in the city of Cremona, Italy, can certainly attest to that. One of the crowning jewels of Cremona is the well-known “Two Hercules” statue. Unfortunately, two tourists broke the marble crown that sits atop the coat-of-arms, flanked by a pair of figures. The incident happened when the tourists climbed on the statue and were taking a selfie. The duo at fault are still to be located.

Николай Максимович , Corriere Report

Roger Haywood
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1 year ago

I hope the find the bastards.

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Photos Taken By Bali Dive School Shows Coral Defaced With Writing Etched In

Photos Taken By Bali Dive School Shows Coral Defaced With Writing Etched In

When dive centre OK Divers posted photos of a coral that has been intentionally defaced with words and names etched into it, people were absolutely outraged. As the post went viral, the divers used the opportunity to send an important message: "Like many of you, we believe that their dive guide should have known better than to let them do this," OK Divers said. "Nonetheless, the diver has come forward, they are truly sorry. Even though it won't help the coral, we appreciate their honesty and believe they have learned a lesson they will never forget ... [we ask you to] think of what we all can do to prevent such things from happening and how we can protect the precious underwater world."

OK Divers Report

TheAnimeGirl
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1 year ago

What thought comes to ur head to think this is ok

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Indonesian Tourists Vandalize Olmec Monumental Sculptures In Tabasco

Indonesian Tourists Vandalize Olmec Monumental Sculptures In Tabasco

Two tourists from Indonesia vandalized a grand total of 15 sculptures in the La Venta Museum and Park in Tabasco, Mexico. The pair sprayed liquid oil on the archaeological pieces, one of which was the giant Olmec head (pictured), also known as the “The Old Warrior.” What makes things even worse is the fact that the sculptures that were damaged by the tourists dated back to 1,000 BC.

alexandersr , Jaime Ávalos/EFE Report

Lilla Bence
Community Member
1 year ago

Hm, I just wonder, what is the point in spraying oil on a monument if not a deliberate act of destruction?

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2,000-Year-Old Megalithic Tomb In Spain Vandalized With Harry Potter References

2,000-Year-Old Megalithic Tomb In Spain Vandalized With Harry Potter References

According to The Olive Press, a 'Deathly Hallows' symbol appeared on the La Casa dos Mouros dolmen in Vigo, Galicia. Despite it being a protected site, Mayor Oscar Dominguez didn't want to give the vandal any credit: "Maybe JK Rowling dropped by to promote her latest spin-off,” he joked. "Either way, it is clear that the graffiti was carried out by an amateur in the world of magic."

ancient-origins , galiciapuebloapueblo Report

Roger Haywood
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1 year ago

What a moron.

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Tourists Damage Ancient Landform Where Dinosaurs Roamed

Tourists Damage Ancient Landform Where Dinosaurs Roamed

A group of Chinese tourists damaged a 200,000-year-old land formation in a geopark in Zhangye, in central China. They bragged about it on a video-sharing platform called Douyin. The footage (now deleted) shows two men and a woman (not including the person behind the camera) walking on red and yellow stripes of sand, a signature of the Danxia land formation. There was a text next to the original upload: "Good things must be shared twice: we went through the back door and didn’t have to pay for a ticket. This area looks even better." 
"I destroyed a 6,000-year-old [formation]," a member of the group was heard saying.
According to Liang Xiaofeng, an assistant researcher at the Institute of Geology and Geophysics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the bottom layers of the Danxia landform date back to the Cretaceous period, about 40 million to 100 million years ago. "That’s the era from the show Dinosaur Corps Koseidon, when all the dinosaurs were active,” he told South China Morning Post. The sand layer damaged by the tourists was estimated to have been formed 200,000 to 400,000 years ago.
Local authorities have launched an investigation to find the tourists as soon as the video became public, and experts were called in to determine the damage. According to the government's statement, railings around the affected area which had not yet been opened to the public were also damaged. The city's government said it has set up measures to prevent similar incidents in the future.

Weibo Report

R L
Community Member
1 year ago

No surprise here...

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Japanese Bamboo Forest ‘Cries’ After Tourists Vandalize Trees

Japanese Bamboo Forest ‘Cries’ After Tourists Vandalize Trees

A bamboo forest in Kyoto, Japan, started “crying” after inconsiderate tourists carved graffiti on the trees. The forest has been attracting tourists from all over the world with its breathtaking serenity, but at least 100 bamboo trees have been vandalized with English, Chinese, Korean, and Japanese writings. While maintenance staff has managed to conceal the damages with some green tape, it was reported that the affected trees will eventually be cut down.

Casey Yee , EbisuyaArashiyama Report

lailyfnoor
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1 year ago

Are the bottom pictures in same location with the bamboo forest from upper picture?

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Tourists Allegedly Vandalize A Mosque In South Of Morocco

Tourists Allegedly Vandalize A Mosque In South Of Morocco

Local news website Tiznit37 reported that tourists who spent nearly a week in a resort called Boutbouqalt desecrated a mosque by leaving offensive insults and drawings on its walls. After this incident went viral, residents of Arbaa Ait Ahmed called the act “savagery,” demanding that the authorities intervene. The police were reported to have opened an investigation.

moroccoworldnews Report

Kaisu
Community Member
1 year ago

This is disgusting, vandalising any religion's holy places is so disrespectful

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Tourists Doing Stupid Things At Yellowstone National Park

Tourists Doing Stupid Things At Yellowstone National Park

jakashh Report

Pallavi D'Souza
Community Member
1 year ago

Why are there so many Chinese & Asians in the list, torturing animals & destroying nature? It as though they have utter disregard for the environment.

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