John and Cara Macdonald know, first-hand,the "Road of Death" in Bolivia.
The husband and wife team from Charlottesville, Virginia mountain biked down its steep terrain in 2006, during their two year, 30-country trip around the world, the last half of which took them overland from Patagonia, Argentina to the United States.
The video (see below) of their descent down the road is catchy, and John’s action-packed travel dispatch about their adventure day-trip is a must read.
The 64 kilometre section of the Unduavi-Yolosa Highway from La Cumbre to Coroico is known as the “Road of Death”, or the "World's Most Dangerous Road", because it claims up to 200 lives per year. continue reading... »