Wednesday, August 23rd 2017

Spectacular Road In Bolivia

Here is a *real* peak experience — a trucker’s commute that would drive even William Friedkin off the road (the Hollywood director followed up his blockbusters, The French Connection and The Excorcist, with a re-make of the French new-wave, road-warrior classic, Wages of Fear).

- forwarded by George in Toronto, Canada; March 8, 2008

 

Bolivia, South America


Very, very HIGH way!

Stremnaya Road is nicknamed “The Road of Death”
and it will take no convincing as to how appropriate that is..

Buckel up. . . here we go!

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Seen Enough???

Oh, No . . . Your Trip Isn’t Over Yet!
Check that your seat belt is fastened one more time . . .


Hmmm…no traffic at all today!


Spoke Too Soon…Get Right Down into Low For This Hairpin


Ok… Back into Top Gear and Accelerate


Thats Great.. Doing Over 80 Now and Making Up Time..


It’s So Wide Here.. and Easy To Make The Pass


Hang On.. Wish I Had The Inside Lane


You Just Honk and The Guy Coming Will Move Over Huh?


I Don’t Think He Heard Your Horn???


Not Much Further Now..


Oh.. Father..


Thanks For Coming? You Made It This Time!