You Crash – You Die ! World’s Most Dangerous Road (Camino de La Muerte) Bolivia

Breathtakingly Beautiful & Sh*t Scary at the Same Time

Do you see the little itty bitty bus ?!

Gorgeous Bolivian Valley

On "Death Road" You'll Find a Lot of These...

Gorgeous View

One estimate is that 200 to 300 travellers are killed yearly along the road.

On 24 July 1983, a bus veered off the Yungas Road and into a canyon, killing more than 100 passengers in what is said to be Bolivia’s worst road accident.

Because of the extreme dropoffs of at least 600 meters (1,830 feet), single-lane width – most of the road no wider than 3.2 metres (10 ft) and lack of guard rails, the road is extremely dangerous.

Upon leaving La Paz, the road first ascends to around 4,650 metres (15,260 ft) at La Cumbre Pass, before descending to 1,200 metres (3,900 ft) at the town of Coroico, transiting quickly from cool Altiplano terrain torainforest as it winds through very steep hillsides and atop cliffs.

The road was built in the 1930s during the Chaco War by Paraguayan prisoners.
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