Building a Road in Bolivia

Bolivia generally isn’t known for its elegant, efficient highways and state of the art road traffic management systems. If you take a second out of your day to picture a Bolivian road you’ll probably picture something dusty, something half-finished, something unsafe, and you’re probably seeing some kind of wild animal – a sheep or alpaca…

Cycling the World’s Most Dangerous Road

Back in June 2009 I cycled down what is supposedly the world’s most dangerous road, outside of La Paz, Bolivia. Presumably it was given this unofficial title long before roads in the Middle East were given the added challenge of IEDs. The road is known as Death Road colloquially or alternatively Yungas Road or Coroico…