Holiday Nookie no-nos

2012-05-18 11:12

As any hot-blooded human being would know, there's nothing quite like getting it on in a public place to get the sparks flying in your relationship. The thrill of knowing you may get caught at any moment and the feeling of freedom is undoubtedly one of the best aphrodisiacs around that money can't buy.

Despite this there are a few of places I'm pretty sure you wouldn't want to do it even if you could. Check out our list of top 5 and add your suggestions in the comment section.

1. In a 'porta potty' on the second day of a rock festival (or any time thereafter)

So, it might be okay to hold up the drunken queues and get steamy in the portable toilets during the first few hours of a rock festival, but doing it anytime thereafter... it's just gross! Really!

However, not everyone shares this sentiment as one of the GoTravel24 team recently witnessed a porta-loo have a good rattle and shake well into the proceedings of a weekend festival.

2. In the Sistine Chapel, Notre Dame or the likes

Although many people harbour the confessional booth sexual fantasy (as one GoTravel24 user admitted in the comment section of our 'Sexy hot spots' story), doing it under the watchful gaze of a multitude of age-old painted saints and sages is, well, kind of freaky. But maybe that's just me.

3. Crowded bus

From joining the mile high club to getting all shook up in tiny bathroom cubicles while on a long bus or train trip - public transport has always been a huge turn-on for bored couples.
But, tell me honestly, would you even be tempted to get naughty while hitching a ride on one of these:

4. While on a game drive in the Kruger Park

Okay, now I have to admit that this does sound really romantic... but let's just think about it for a moment, shall we? Elephant herds are surprisingly silent and if they have babies they feel threatened very easily, get very angry and are prone to charge. Don't think a bouncing car will be greeted too kindly.

Left: A bit of a mood killer. Right: A definite mood killer. And African elephants are even worse!

5. On train tracks

Although it might not appeal to most of us, the realisation of one unlucky couple's sexual fantasy ended in disaster near the Kinross station in Mpumalanga a couple of years ago when a freight train... ahem... caught them in the act. If this sad story doesn't provide warning enough, I don't know what will!

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