To keep it short and obvious, we survived. The car had to be turned back and the journey continued by other means, but the process of doing it was way more than exhausting. A photo would have been appropriate, but my thoughts were somewhere else.
There are other places like this, and here is a list of the most perilous roads you can imagine.
Road between Gilgit and Skardu in Karakorum mountains in northern Pakistan / Photo: Shutterstock
A mountain road in Leh district, Himalayas, Northern India / Photo: Shutterstock
High-altitude road in the Himalayas / Photo: Shutterstock
The bus on the way to Punakha to Trongsa, Bhutan / Photo: Shutterstock
Guoliang hang wall highway, Hui county, Henan province, China / Photo: Shutterstock
Old Silk Route between China and India, Sikkim / Photo: Shutterstock
Mountain road near Salta with the National park of “Los Cardones” the background, Argentina / Photo: Shutterstock
Canyonlands National Park, near Moab, Utah / Photo: Shutterstock
Traffic jam on themountain road in the Chinese Himalayas / Photo: Shutterstock
Kabul River Gorge / Photo: Peretz Partensky
The Death Road, La Cumbre-Yolosa, La Paz, Bolivia / Photo: Marco Antonio
Snow Covered Mountains Along Colorado’s “Million Dollar Highway,” US Route 550 / Photo: Alan Stark