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Noel Kempff Mercado National Park  

Noel Kempff Mercado National Park

On the Death Road with Sissi and the space cadets

December 14th 2006
On the Death Road with Sissi and the space cadets Every morning a couple of cyclists gear up at La Cumbre, the 4700 meter pass outside of La Paz to whiz down what has officially been declared the most dangerous road of the world. A relatively narrow gravel road, with huge drops on one side and waterfalls spilling onto it from the other side, which plunges down 3300 meters (over only 80 kilometers ... read more
South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » Yungas Road

Bolivian Flag 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
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Tot: 0.296s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 27; qc: 107; dbt: 0.0934s; 107; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 6.7mb