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Old 15th October 2006, 13:59   #1
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i got these pics through a forwarded mail.....Stremnaya road is called the road of death and its situated in Bolivia.

"jaw-dropping" would be understatement......see it for yourself




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P.S: Mods, i tried to search "Road", but almost all the thread names were displayed in the search........then i tried "Death", but couldn't find it there ....please delete if its already there and i was confused on which thread to post it, so move it to the appropriate thread, if necessary

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I would not mind to drive a porsche here only if it had a parachute attached
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These pics remind me of Sangla valley pics posted by Khaadu...

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Cold beauty. Beautiful location, not for mere mortals!
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Old 15th October 2006, 16:05   #5
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WOW!!!! Get the adrenaline flowing in gallons by just looking at these pics.
Imagine driving thru it on a Tata Safari or Scorpio!!! Porsche dont stand a chance in front of these man!!!
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Hey , I got the same thing forwarded too....... What can I say.....in one word...Breathtaking !!!!!
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I think these roads were reproduced in NFS 3. The trial version featured unlimited racing on this road.
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Cote D Azur in NFS Porsche

And amazing pics.....wish I could drive there once in my lifetime
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Found the road... now all I got to do is find a F1 car
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This is the paved portion of the road. It goes from that to a rally style gravel track (and worse), in a single metre.

IIRC, this was featured in CAR India or Top Gear. Their international arm tested the RR Sport or some Rangie on this road. For all the NFSites, hardcore race-track-experienced journalists came away p*ssing in their pants.

There's a guy that lost his whole family on this road. He now lives there under a sheet of plastic, held up by a few sticks of wood. He holds up Stop and Go signs on the blind corner where he lost his family, surviving on donations from passers-by.

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And amazing pics.....wish I could drive there once in my lifetime
I remember this. Didn't it have a shortcut through a mining tunnel or something? I used to listen to Chase The Sun (appropriate!) while playing this stage a lot, since I never went past for the first million attempts, and now that song is indelibly associated with a Porsche and the south of France.

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There's a guy that lost his whole family on this road. He now lives there under a sheet of plastic, held up by a few sticks of wood. He holds up Stop and Go signs on the blind corner where he lost his family, surviving on donations from passers-by.
Ahhhhhh!!! That's now real LOVE.
Amazing piece of info dude! Keep it up.

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There's a guy that lost his whole family on this road. He now lives there under a sheet of plastic, held up by a few sticks of wood. He holds up Stop and Go signs on the blind corner where he lost his family, surviving on donations from passers-by.
sorry to hear about this guy. must have been painful experience.

the road looks amazing. the perfect recipe would be a red F1 ferrari, with a parachute at the back & a helicopter at the base with paramedics.
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These pics remind me of Sangla valley pics posted by Khaadu...

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Hey, I saw the pics .. and I was like *** ?? I was searching for my sangla road pics ... which has a much steeper drop and then stumbled on your post ...

Hardly a Road of Death ...

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Default Most dangerous road in the world...Bolivia-61 kms

This road is located in Bolivia, is one of the most dangerous roads in the world,With a length of about 61 kms

Mods got these pic thro email.if this has to be moved to other section or merge pl do so .
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This is what is called sheer courage to drive in those roads one small turn of steering will lead to a big steering of life. Superb catch
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