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Sep 11, 2003 - Death Roads Bolivia

Copyright 2004 David Rich 2000 Words jdavidrich@yahoo.com B o l i v i a ' s D e a t h R o a d s I drove in and out on the Bolivian road they don't call the death road (only I call it that) and mountain biked the one they do. Judge for yourself which one is worse. The road I call the death road runs 57 kilometers (34 miles) from Achacachi to Sorata, 20 kilometers up and 37 kilometers basically straight down from a high Andes pass to Sorata on the jungle's edge. I drove in on a gorgeous sunny day, four peaks over20,000 feet (6000 meters)...

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