Holidaymakers show off pictures of their worst travel fails


SUMMER might be around the corner, but no one is packing for their holidays right now thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.

That hasn’t stopped members of the public sharing their favourite travel fails.

 This woman's first visit to Paris coincided with Notre Dame catching on fire

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This woman’s first visit to Paris coincided with Notre Dame catching on fireCredit: Bored Panda

From a woman who made it to Paris to visit Notre Dame cathedral but it was on fire, to a couple who aid a visit to Big Ben and its clock tower while it was undergoing construction work – there were plenty of city break disasters.

The compilation by Bored Panda also featured a number of walkers who sweated their way up a steep hike, only to realise the view at the top was completely obscured by low-lying cloud.

Then there were the unfortunate solo travellers who asked a passer-by to take a picture – to later realise that their head didn’t make the cut.

Read on to see some of the best…

 The Pulpit Rock is one of the most popular tourist photo opportunities in Norway because of its view - except on this day

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The Pulpit Rock is one of the most popular tourist photo opportunities in Norway because of its view – except on this dayCredit: Bored Panda
 This man climbed Mount Agung in Bali to witness the sunrise, but the clouds meant they couldn't see a thing

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This man climbed Mount Agung in Bali to witness the sunrise, but the clouds meant they couldn’t see a thingCredit: Bored Panda

 

 A lengthy trip to Mount Rushmore was cut short when this man wasn't even able to get into the park

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A lengthy trip to Mount Rushmore was cut short when this man wasn’t even able to get into the parkCredit: Bored Panda
 It wasn't worth shelling out for the top room at this at this hotel in New York, which promised great views of Times Square

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It wasn’t worth shelling out for the top room at this at this hotel in New York, which promised great views of Times SquareCredit: Bored Panda

 

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 Another disappointing end to a long hike in Norway, thanks to the low-lying clouds

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Another disappointing end to a long hike in Norway, thanks to the low-lying cloudsCredit: Bored Panda

 

 The view of Mount Fuji wasn't exactly as advertised when this tourist paid a visit

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The view of Mount Fuji wasn’t exactly as advertised when this tourist paid a visitCredit: Bored Panda
 A holidaymkaer visited Big Ben and the clock tower during their trip to London, only to discover it was undergoing maintenance work

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A holidaymkaer visited Big Ben and the clock tower during their trip to London, only to discover it was undergoing maintenance workCredit: Bored Panda
 The Gateway Arch in St. Louis wasn't showing its best side when this traveller made the trip

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The Gateway Arch in St. Louis wasn’t showing its best side when this traveller made the tripCredit: Bored Panda

 

 

 This couple climbed to the observatory on top of Rockefeller Center on their first trip to New York, to be met with this view

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This couple climbed to the observatory on top of Rockefeller Center on their first trip to New York, to be met with this viewCredit: Bored Panda
 Another happy holidaymaker with their perfect view of Mount Fuji in Japan

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Another happy holidaymaker with their perfect view of Mount Fuji in JapanCredit: Bored Panda
 There have definitely been better pictures of the Great Wall Of China

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There have definitely been better pictures of the Great Wall Of ChinaCredit: Bored Panda
 Not exactly the famous picture of the Taj Mahal that you expect to see

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Not exactly the famous picture of the Taj Mahal that you expect to seeCredit: Bored Panda
 The Golden Gate Bridge looking very misty when this tourist paid a visit during their visit to San Francisco

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The Golden Gate Bridge looking very misty when this tourist paid a visit during their visit to San FranciscoCredit: Bored Panda

 

 This couple visited the Eiffel Tower on their honeymoon, but were met with a disappointing view

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This couple visited the Eiffel Tower on their honeymoon, but were met with a disappointing viewCredit: Bored Panda
 This wasn't quite the picture this woman was hoping for when she asked a passer-by to take her photo in Hawaii

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This wasn’t quite the picture this woman was hoping for when she asked a passer-by to take her photo in HawaiiCredit: Bored Panda

 

 A father took this picture of his son at Machu Picchu

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A father took this picture of his son at Machu PicchuCredit: Bored Panda
 A man visited the Grand Canyon for the first time and the view was completely obscured by clouds

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A man visited the Grand Canyon for the first time and the view was completely obscured by cloudsCredit: Bored Panda
 Somehow, this tourist managed to get a picture of the Leaning Tower Of Pisa where it isn't actually leaning

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Somehow, this tourist managed to get a picture of the Leaning Tower Of Pisa where it isn’t actually leaningCredit: Bored Panda
 This holidaymaker had to get a permit to make the hike to see the Havasupai Falls. They were expecting the view on the left but instead got the one on the right

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This holidaymaker had to get a permit to make the hike to see the Havasupai Falls. They were expecting the view on the left but instead got the one on the rightCredit: Bored Panda
 This man asked an elderly man to take his picture while on a long solo hiking trip - but his souvenir photo did not capture his emotions very well

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This man asked an elderly man to take his picture while on a long solo hiking trip – but his souvenir photo did not capture his emotions very wellCredit: Bored Panda





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