Adventures on Mountain Roads

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

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