bolivia death road | Worlds Deadliest Road - North Yungas Road Bolivia

bolivia death road | Worlds Deadliest Road - North Yungas Road Bolivia

Christened 'the world's most dangerous road' after a popular Top Gear episode showed presenters grappling with the narrow track, Death Road in Bolivia has now become a popular tourist attraction. You can pay to hire mountain bikes and suits, and whizz down the bumpy single-lane road. Watch out for the huge lorries battling their way up - it's still a two-way road. Oh, and there's a deathly drop on one side of you. Enjoy!

Ruta de la Muerte, Bolivia

Christened 'the world's most dangerous road' after a popular Top Gear episode showed presenters grappling with the narrow track, Death Road in Bolivia has now become a popular tourist attraction. You can pay to hire mountain bikes and suits, and whizz down the bumpy single-lane road. Watch out for the huge lorries battling their way up - it's still a two-way road. Oh, and there's a deathly drop on one side of you. Enjoy!

Inching down 'death road' near La Paz, Bolivia. This scares me looking at it…

Inching down 'death road' near La Paz, Bolivia. This scares me looking at it…

North Yungas Road  is a 12 foot wide path cut into the side of the Cordillera Oriental Mountain chain that is responsible for up to 300 tragedies a year. The road is one of the longest stretches of continuous downhill road in the world, dropping over 3,650 meters. Built by prisoners in the 1930's, one side of the road is solid rock the other side is an almost 2,000 foot drop. And the best thing about Bolivia is that they drive on the left hand side of the road, giving you a vertigo inducing…

North Yungas Road is a 12 foot wide path cut into the side of the Cordillera Oriental Mountain chain that is responsible for up to 300 tragedies a year. The road is one of the longest stretches of continuous downhill road in the world, dropping over 3,650 meters. Built by prisoners in the 1930's, one side of the road is solid rock the other side is an almost 2,000 foot drop. And the best thing about Bolivia is that they drive on the left hand side of the road, giving you a vertigo inducing…

North Yungas Road | Atlas Obscura

North Yungas Road | Atlas Obscura

North Yungas Road | Atlas Obscura

North Yungas Road | Atlas Obscura

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