A three-day trek from La Cumbre to Coroico, then a bike ride down “The World’s Most Dangerous Road” on the road from La Cumbre to Coroico.

"The World's Most Dangerous Road"

July 14, 2006
Day 289

Going down "The World's Most Dangerous Road" on a bicycle is a popular tourist attraction in La Paz, but most people go with an expensive tour company that provide guides and lots of safety. However, Craig, Louise, and I decided that we could do the trip on our own… Read More »

Choro Trek Day 3

July 13, 2006
Day 288

The only walking we had to do today was an easy two hours downhill to Chairo, an old mining town with only a few dozen residents. From there, we rode in a truck up to Coroico, a nice little town, which at 1600 meters, is a… Read More »

Choro Trek Day 2

July 12, 2006
Day 287

We knew we had a long day ahead of us, so we set out before sunrise to try to get to the other side of the valley before it got too hot. The first few hours of our trek were downhill, but once we got near the bottom of… Read More »

Choro Trek Day 1

July 11, 2006
Day 286

Craig, Louise, and I started our trek of the Choro Trail today. The trail was an old Inca road that was largely forgotten until the 1970's when Hilary Bradtt found and popularized it. To get to the trail head, we took a bus to La Cumbre,… Read More »