‘The Hunger Games’ sparks literary tourism

Unleash your inner hero and heroine with heart-pumping activities in North Carolina

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WASHINGTON, United States of America — It seems the odds are, indeed, in favor of the worldwide phenomenon, The Hunger Games. After spending weeks on top of the charts, both the book series and the film have gathered a rather exceptional following.

Fans would be delighted to know that although the film has been dethroned from its number one position, the games are still on.

Reports say there is on-going planning and creation of a literary tourism site, in which adventurous fans may live out the experience.

Those who dare can immerse themselves in adrenaline-pumping action that will unleash the inner hero or heroine in them. Archery, camouflage, shelter building, fire making, and other survival classes will help them become ready to fight to the death.

For those in search of even more breath taking thrills, a zip line through the North Carolinian forest awaits.

North Carolina’s state tourism division has taken advantage of this so-called “fandemonium” by creating an itinerary for tourists who want a first-hand experience of the story that was once only accessible through the imagination.

Unbeknownst to most literary fans is the existence of several literary tourist destinations throughout the globe; from the magical London of Harry potter, to the thrilling Paris of The Da Vinci Code. Literary tourism is a slowly rising trend both bookworms and non-readers can enjoy. – Rappler.com

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