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Coroico (Again)
August 11, 2009 - Coroico, Bolivia
After our awesome mountain ride down the worlds most dangerours road, we arrived to Coroico by taxi (the back of a ute). This is the closest town where we checked into the same ´resort style´ hostel we stayed at the previous week for what was going to be 2 nights, but turned into 3 .....chilling out takes time! While in Coroico, we caught up with other members of the group that did the bike ride with us.  The girl that hurt herself was there after getting some hospital...
By Tanya & Murray in Tanya & Murray's South America Extravaganza

The Worlds Most Danderous Road (by Mountain Bike)
August 11, 2009 - Coroico, Bolivia
Well there is excilleration, and then there is Madness. This part of our travels lies somewhere in between the two. About 45 minutes outside of La Paz the most dangerious road in the world starts. This gravel road is about 3.5 meters wide (officially 3.2m but god knows how they work that out with all the erosion) with sheer cliffs on one side with up to 600m vertical drops in places.  Up to 3 years ago, it was the main road from the Amazon Basin up to La Paz and used to have cars,...
By Tanya & Murray in Tanya & Murray's South America Extravaganza

22) Death Road & Coroico, Bolvia
June 23, 2009 - Coroico, Bolivia
  And then the day came for the world's most dangerous road! You must have seen pictures before, showing the 3 meter wide dirt road which is built into the massive mountain (Carved out by Peruvian prisoners of war in the 1930's) with high mountain walls on one side and hundreds of meter drops on the other. Until about 3 years ago this was the route to take to the tropical Yungas, with big trucks crossing on the narrow, bendy road causing 200-300 deaths every year. About ten years ago a...
By Ian & Gabi in South & Central America 2009


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