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Most dangerous roads in the World.
第一 印度的Zoji La
No.1 Zoji La, India
This is an incredibly narrow road in India.
It is five and a half miles long,
and it connects Ladakh and Kashmir.
Not only it’s the road used by cars,
it’s not uncommon for the road to be blocked by livestock as well.
If you are driving down this dangerous roadway,
and there is livestock all over the road.
It would be impossible to turn around, because the roads are too narrow.
You will need to sit and wait, until the livestock leaves the area.
Not only is the road dangerous, it can also be frustrating.
No.2 Transfagarasan, Romania.
In Romania’s Carpathian mountains, there is a road
that stretches halfway up and down the mountains.
It also winds all the way through.
The roads reach a maximum altitude of six thousand feet,
not only are the views from the highest point amazing,
when you reach the highest altitude, it’s also very dangerous.
Some of the hills in the road drop so far,
it feels as though you’re on a roller coaster.
This roadway is not travel on very often, because it is so dangerous.
No.3 Dalton Highway, Alaska.
There’re several areas in Alaska that are remote and uninhabited.
This makes up miles and miles of nothing but snow.
There are three small villages in Alaska with very few people living there.
Connecting all three villages is the most isolated highway in the world.
If you would break down on this road, it could be days,
possibly weeks before someone would come by to help.
To make things even more dangerous, this is the snowiest highway in the world.
Since it is not travelled often, it never gets plowed.
If you are going to be driving on this highway,
you’d better make sure your cell phone is charged.
You have supplies in the car and you have some really good snow tyres.
第四 印度的Khardung La
No.4 Khardung La, India.
When it comes to dangerous roads, this is one of the most dangerous in the world.
It is so dangerous that it has been recognized by both National Geographic
and the Guinness Book of World Records.
It’s the tallest pass road in the entire world
with an altitude of eighteen thousand three hundred seventy nine feet.
Because of the dangerous height of this road, it is not used very often.
Only the most experienced drivers are willing to travel this long,
high, wide road.
No.5 Yungas Road, Bolivia.
This road in Bolivia is one of the most dangerous roads on the planet.
Each year between two hundred and three hundred people
who travel this road died because it’s so dangerous.
On one side of the road is a mountain, on the other side, a sheer cliff.
This is barely any visibility when you’re driving.
Therefore it’s easy to drive right off the cliff.
Consider all the deaths that occur on this road,
it makes you wonder why people continue to drive it.
No.6 Atlantic Ocean Road, Norway.
This road in Norway runs straight across the Altantic Ocean
which is where the road got its name.
This road is a popular tourist attraction because of the breath-taking views.
It is also a very dangerous road.
During high tide, the waves crash up over the road
and are capable of sweeping vehicles right into the ocean.
If you are planning to take this route through Norway,
you’d better go during low tide.
No. 7 Guoliang Tunnel, China.
This tragic road connects a variety of tunnels in China.
The tunnel was built by the locals in the area
and it’s the only access to the remote village.
On one side of the road is the mountain,
on the other side is a drop right off a cliff.
The tunnels on the side of the mountain are dark,
however they are actually the safest places on the road.
When drivers are going through the tunnel,
it is the only time them have a wall
to keep them from going over the side of the mountain.
Considering how dangerous these road are,
it’s surprising that they are still heavily travelled upon.
第八是法国的Le Passage du Gois
No.8 Le Passage du Gois, France.
This road in France is so dangerous,
that it is only open for a few hours each day.
当道路封闭时 潮水上涨 路被水淹没
When the road is closed, the tides rise, it’s under water.
If you have enough nerve to travel down this road,
you should make sure that you plan trip accordingly.
If you wait too long, you could end up sinking
in the middle of the road when a tide comes up.
If this would happen but the chance of you making it out of water
are slim to none.
No. 9 Tianmen Mountain Road, China.
This road in the Tianmen Mountain Road is about six miles long.
Along the road are 99 hairpin turns
and each turn is more dangerous than the last.
The road is even more dangerous because of its height.
When you are on the top of the road, you will find yourself
three thousand three hundred feet off the ground.
If you miss judge just one of those hairpin turns,
you could end up falling right off the side of the mountain to the ground.
The narrow roads, the hairpin turns and the great heights
make this one of the most dangerous roads in the world.
No.10 Hana, Hawaii.
Hawaii is known for being a tropical paradise.
While Hawaii is a beautiful place it does have its dangerous areas.
There is a road that connects Hana and Kahului that can be deadly when travelled upon.
The road is extremely narrow and along the way there are fifty nine bridges.
Of those fifty nine bridges, forty six have just one lane.
This makes passing over the bridges extremely dangerous.
If you planning to travel along this road you need to have a backup plan.
There are so many landslides along the road,
that the road is often closed.
It can be especially dangerous if you’re driving down the road
and you get caught in a landslide yourself.
十一是法国的Col de la Bonette
No.11 Col de la Bonette, France.
This is one of the most dangerous roads in France.
It’s located high in the French Alps, right near the Italian border.
Along the roadway are some of these deepest and sharpest turns in the world.
Driving along this roadway is so dangerous, many people find alternate routes.
There are hundreds of car accidents on this road every year,
many of them resulting in death.
No.12 Gotthard Pass, Switzerland.
This road passes through the Alps, and when driving on it,
you can see some of the most beautiful scenery in the world.
It’s important that you don’t get too engrossed with the beautiful views though,
because you need to really focus on the road in front of you.
There are several twists and turns on this road.
If you not careful, you could drive right off the road and down a cliff.
No.13 Caucasus’ Road, Russia.
This is a very narrow road that connects Ritsa lake and Sochi,
very high up the mountains.
There are no guardrails on this road,
which makes driving on the winding roads very dangerous.
Since the road is only wide enough for one vehicle to pass,
it can get extremely dangerous of cars are coming in both directions.
There aren’t too many cars that take this road because of the dangers.
The one who do travel along this roadway, do so extremely cautiously.
Even though the road is dangerous, the views are breath-taking.
十四是华盛顿的The Island Couty Bridge
No.14 The Island County Bridge, Washington.
This bridge in Washington is relatively dangerous.
Not quite as dangerous as it looks in this photo though.
The photo is actually a glitch in Google Earth.
However the bridge can still be dangerous to pass.
The bridge itself is straight, but there aren’t any safety rails
to protect you in case of an accident.
Once you’ve crossed the bridge, you are on land,
and the road is still dangerous.
If you’re planning on driving on this stretch of road,
you should make sure that you pay very close attention.
十五是日本的Eshima Ohashi Bridge
No.15 Eshima Ohashi Bridge, Japan.
When you look at this bridge in Japan, chances are
you were thinking it’s been photoshopped,
it actually was not, this is how it looks.
It connects the town of Matsue and Sakaiminato.
The reason that bridge is so high is that the ships
need to be able to pass underneath.
While the bridge looks extremely dangerous in the distance.
It is actually a very well engineered bridge
which is completely safe to drive on.
If you’re afraid of heights though you might wanna keep from looking down.
If your fear of heights is debilitating,
you might wanna find it alternate route.
No.16 The Kolyma Highway, Russia.
This highway is also known as death road.
It is because all of the people who died, were constructing the road,
were buried around the road or underneath.
This road is very dangerous to drive on when it’s raining.
The clay covering the road becomes a thick mud blanket,
which can swallow up every vehicle in its way.
During the winter, you need to worry about the sub-zero temperatures,
the ice, heavy snow, and the reduced visibility.
Since this road can be so dangerous to travel along all year along,
many people in the area choose to avoid the road altogether.
Those who must drive on the highway do so with extreme care.
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