The Worlds Most Dangerous Road and Corrico August 31st 2006 Against my initial better judgement Ian persuaded me the best way to get to Rurrenabaque, the town through which Bolivia accesses the Amazon, was by cycling the first stretch down officially the worlds most dangerous road - a road which had in the last two weeks alone claimed over 40 lives with two busses going over the edge. We booked with the agency based out of previous hotel we´d stayed in a ... 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
Two years ago Ian and I went traveling in South America. He's grown a bit now and it's good to let him out on his own now and again, see the wild cruel world. Make him realise what he's got when he come's crawling back... I'm waiting. Could be a while. I'm off to buy a white cat.
So my life as a student is behind me as I graduated from Exeter University on the 24th of July, and now my feet are wandering again. Starting in Costa Rica I will be travelling up to Canada overland to do a ski season. The route is unplanned the deadlines vague but I want to make the most of this trip t... full info