Cycling down the world´s most dangerous road! April 26th 2008 One of the trips that many agencies organise in La Paz is a cycling trip down ´The World´s Most Dangerous Road´. The road starts in La Cumbre (4640 metres above sea level) and ends in Coroico (1295 metres above sea level) and is 64km long with vertical cliffs up to 600m high. Until recently the road was used for traffic and an average of 300 people died a year (mostly from cars and buses going ... read more
South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » Yungas Road Bolivia, named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR, broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and counter-coups. Comparatively democratic civilian rule was established in 1... ... read more
Hiya! I'm leaving on August the 20th to hopefully find some sun, see some sights, make new friends, eat some yummy food, learn a bit of Spanish and have lots of adventures along the way.
My itinery at the moment (obviously subject to change!) is to spend 10 months travelling through Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and Brazil. Phew, I'm exhausted (and a bit scared!) thinking about it!
Hope you enjoy my blog (wow, I never thought I'd say that, I feel like such a geek)! Take care!... full info