Death Road - La Paz - Bolivia
Death Road – La Paz – Bolivia

 

The North Yungas Road (also known as Grove’s Road, Coroico Road, Camino a Los Yungas, Death Road, Road of death or Road of fate) is a road leading from La Paz to Coroico, 56 kilometres (35 mi) northeast of La Paz in the Yungas region of Bolivia. In 1995 the Inter-American Development Bank christened it as the “world’s most dangerous road”. In 2006, one estimate stated that 200 to 300 travellers were killed yearly along the road.The road includes cross markings on many of the spots where vehicles have fallen.

The South Yungas Road connects La Paz to Chulumani, 64 kilometres (40 mi) east of La Paz, and is considered to be nearly as dangerous as the North Road.

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