We cannot deny that when the roadways are just plain and straight going, we can get bored. It is difficult to travel on the roads which have no view and just a straight plain road. But there are roads in the world, which are so strange that you won’t even get a chance to get bored with them. These roads look very strange and are very dangerous. But, there are many thrill seekers who like to visit these roadways and there are other people who have to pass through these roads to reach their destinations. So let’s get on with our journey on the world’s strangest roadways:
Passo Dello Stelvio
It is a mountain pass in the Italian Alps which starts an elevation of 3116 feet which goes up to under 9050 feet which are 1.7 miles above the sea level. It has about 48 hairpin turns. If you want to go down the slope, you will need to go back and forth and zig-zag too much. This road is definitely in need of safety signage or escape lanes.
The tunnel is one of a few ways to travel to the remote Guoliang village which is in China’s Hunan Province. The tunnel passes through a very dangerous section of the Taihang mountain which is also lined with windows which give you an amazing but frightening view at the same time. Travelling through this tunnel is definitely a thrill.
This road is better known as the Atlantic road. It is a 5.4 mile stretch of roadway on the west coast of Norway which was opened in the year 1989. The road consists of 8 bridges which cross an extensive group of 8 islands. The road is prone to autumn hurricanes and the time it was built the team had to stand a number of hurricanes.
Sichuan- Tibet Highway
It is a very long highway. It is 2,028 kilometres long. This connects the Sichuan with Lhasa in Tibet. It goes through an area which is known as Kham. The area is a home of avalanches and rockslides. This road was built around 1950 to 1954 and since then a lot of people have died while travelling on this route.
North Yungas Road
North Yungas road is in Bolivia, it is also known as “The Road Of Death”. The road is from La Paz to Coroico in Bolivia. It is a 40-mile road which one lane road. In the year 2006, 200 to 300 travellers died on the road. There are vertical drops of as much as 3,000 feet which meet the Amazon rainforest below.