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The Most Dangerous Roads in the World (World Tourism)

The Old Yungas Road The Old Yungas Road
Many consider it the most dangerous in the world and call it “the road of death”. It has the length of about 70 kilometers and connects La Paz and Coroico. More than 25 vehicles crash and 100-200 people die annually on this road. According to one source, the road was built in the 1930s by the Paraguayan prisoners. Others say that American Construction Company worked here in the 70s of the last century.   The road des...
The Pan-American Highway The Pan-American Highway
The Pan-American Highway is a network of roads in America, whose total length is of 48 thousand km. If you do not take into account the 87-mile Darién gap, which is located in the jungle on the border of Panama and Colombia, the Pan-American Highway brings the national road network of the continental states of America in a single system.   According to the Guinness Book of Records the Pan-American Highway is the longest h...
The Sichuan – Tibet Highway The Sichuan – Tibet Highway
The Sichuan – Tibet Highway is 2412 km length. It begins from Chengdu, the Sichuan Province in the east and ends at Lhasa in Tibet in the West. The road spreads into Lhasa near Yaan, Garze and Qamdo. The Sichuan-Tibet highway crosses the 14 highest mountains, with the length of 4000-5000m. It includes dozens of well-known rivers, and crosses primeval forests and numerous dangerous sections. This is a breathtaking view on the line, with a unique ethnic customs. ...

The Most Spectacular Roads in the World (Destinations)

Stelvio Pass Stelvio Pass
One of the highest Alpine Passes of Europe is definitely Stelvio Pass with its 2758 m. The pass features  48 hairpin turns on its northern side. The original road was established between the  1820-1825, founded by the Austrian Empire to connect the former Austrian province of Lombardia with the rest of Austria, rising up as a climb of about 1871 m. Since then, the road has  suffered some changes. The 60 hairpin bends, including the 48 of them on the northern side numbered with sto...
Cabot Trail Cabot Trail
The most spectacular drive. The  best summer escapes. The  greatest road trip in the world. This is Cape Breton’s Cabot Trail  where stunning panoramas were invented. No matter how long  your stay is, it can never be long enough for sure. Just drive on this wonderful highway carved into the edge of an ancient highland with the delightful company of the eagles which fly above you, seals splash below you and moose wander alongside. You’ll  definitely understand...
The Great Ocean Road-a treasured meander The Great Ocean Road-a treasured meander
The Great Ocean Road is absolutely one of the most beautiful drives in the whole world. The Great Ocean Road is a treasured meander that has to be on your lifetime list of things to do. The road along the coast of Victoria, situated beautifully between Torquay in the east and Portland in the west, is considered one of Australia’s most wonderful roads. The road  passes some remarkable coastal towns, national parks with temperate rainforests, and some of the most popula...

The Steepest Roads in the World (Destinations)

Baldwin Street Baldwin Street
The Baldwin Street is beautifully located in the city of Dunedin, in the southern New Zeeland. The street  received the name of being the steepest street in the world. This 350 meters long street starts with a moderate slope and then climbs steeply reaching a maximum slope of about 19 degrees. The Baldwin Street is so steep that its surface had to be made of concrete instead of asphalt, because on a very hot day the tar would flow down the slope. The city was established during the 1860s gold rush, and ...
Lombard Street Lombard Street
Lombard Street is a treasured rarity that represents San Francisco around the world. Lombard Street is one of America's crookedest and steepest streets that makes San Francisco very famous.This amazing hilly and steep street was founded with sharp curves to switchback down the one-way hill past exclusive Victorian mansions. If those strange curves, easing out this treacherous slope weren’t existing, people could easily be killed rolling down. If you want a...
Waipio Valley Road Waipio Valley Road
 Waipio Valley is a marvelous valley located in the Hamakua District of the Big Island of Hawai’i. In the Hawaiian language  "Waipiʻo" means curved water. Waipio represents  a steep road that goes down into the valley from a great point located on the top of the southern wall of the valley. The Waipio Valley Road on the island of Hawai'i is the steepest road of its length in the world, reaching 250 meters from the Waipio Valley to the plateau situa...