The World’s Most Dangerous Routes
For those who like adventures or simply walking in unfamiliar places, “make way” is one of the funniest things. Landscapes, people there are mixed to create feelings that captivate, but travel is not always so funny. When danger is near there to take some precautions. That’s why today brought some of the world’s most dangerous roads … Beware!
El Camino de la Muerte (Bolivia)
His real name is “Nor Yungas”. This road is approximately 65 kilometers long and runs from the capital La Paz to Coroico in the Amazon region. Undoubtedly takes the number one spot because some IDB research found that about 250 people had died on these roads. After the data disclosed, ten years later, he built a more modern way that makes any trip more safe. Still, many come to this adventurous journey in search of total adrenaline.
This road is built between the Taihang mountains by some locals, but it was not easy. Just five years after its inception were able to complete the tunnel 1,200 meters long. The measures are daunting: five feet high and four wide. Note that many died while carrying out the construction.
Route 5: Camino de Arica to Iquique (Chile)
Its danger is associated with deep valleys to be traversed, which combined with the wind make the cars do not always reach their destination. Yet many are run at high speeds, so concentration is key.
Road to Yakutsk (Russia)
In this place the lower temperatures found in the world outside of Antarctica. This makes the most of the houses are built on concrete structures have no contact with the frozen ground. What makes it dangerous? Following the lack of asphalt traffic jams are created in the mud and big traffic jams. Worst of all is that while many travellers are stranded “Pirates of the Asphalt” are responsible for looting and stealing everything they find.
Sichuan-Tibet Highway (China)
This route has a high altitude. There, landslides and rock avalanches are common. But will that cause accidents! Do you know what is the length of this highway? 2412 kilometers, crossing beautiful landscapes and numerous dangerous sections.
I suddenly feel like watching all this from afar, is not it?