Saturday, January 7, 2017

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The world's steepest road - Baldwin Street, Dunedin, New Zealand 
The perilous Baldwin Street is recognised by the Guinness World Records as being the steepest road in the world, and many tourists attempt to race or journey up its punishing 1,148ft stretch
The perilous Baldwin Street is recognised by the Guinness World Records as being the steepest road in the world, and many tourists attempt to race or journey up its punishing 1,148ft stretch
At the base of the short street, the road is 98ft above sea level and this steeply rises to 330ft at its upper end, meaning that for every 9.38 feet the elevation rises three feet
At the base of the short street, the road is 98ft above sea level and this steeply rises to 330ft at its upper end, meaning that for every 9.38 feet the elevation rises three feet
At the base of the short street, the road is 98ft above sea level and this steeply rises to 330ft at its upper end, meaning that for every 9.38 feet the elevation rises three feet
Although it may resemble your average suburban road, Baldwin Street in Dunedin, New Zealand, is anything but ordinary. 
The perilous street is recognised by the Guinness World Records as being the steepest road in the world, and many tourists attempt to race or journey up its punishing 1,148ft stretch.
At the base of the short street, the road is 98ft above sea level and this steeply rises to 330ft at its upper end, meaning that for every 9.38 feet the elevation rises three feet.
For safety, the higher stretch of the road is surfaced in concrete, which is particularly important during frosty winters.
The world's longest road tunnel - Laerdal Tunnel, Norway
Those who have a phobia of being underground should probably find an alternative route to the Laerdal Tunnel in Norway, which remains covered for a whopping 15.2 miles
Those who have a phobia of being underground should probably find an alternative route to the Laerdal Tunnel in Norway, which remains covered for a whopping 15.2 miles
The vast tunnel was not cheap to build and cost around $113.1million (£78.5million) to bring to fruition
The vast tunnel was not cheap to build and cost around $113.1million (£78.5million) to bring to fruition
Those who have a phobia of being underground should probably find an alternative route to the Laerdal Tunnel in Norway, which remains covered for a whopping 15.2 miles. 
The road connects Lærdal and Aurland, and travels through mountains that reach nearly 6,000ft in height. 
The vast tunnel was not cheap to build and cost around $113.1million (£78.5million) to bring to fruition, but sought to address the issues heavy snowfalls caused to Norwegian commuters.
The world's most dangerous road, D915 Bayburt Road, Turkey
There are numerous roads around the world that should be approached with caution, but the most dangerous road in the world - a true highway to hell that has taken a toll of numerous lives in recent years - is in Turkey
There are numerous roads around the world that should be approached with caution, but the most dangerous road in the world - a true highway to hell that has taken a toll of numerous lives in recent years - is in Turkey
The Bayburt D915 Road is 106 kilometres (66 miles) long with 29 hairpin bends
The Bayburt D915 Road is 66 miles long with 29 hairpin bends. Located in the foothills of the 6,000-foot-high Soganli Mountain, it is described as a difficult route where you cannot turn at some of the bends in a single manoeuvre
The Bayburt D915 Road is 66 miles long with 29 hairpin bends. Located in the foothills of the 6,000-foot-high Soganli Mountain, it is described as a difficult route where you cannot turn at some of the bends in a single manoeuvre
There are numerous roads around the world that should be approached with caution, but the most dangerous road in the world - a true highway to hell that has taken a toll of numerous lives in recent years - is in Turkey.
Website dangerousroads.org, which searches for the world's most risky routes, chose the D915 Bayburt Road as their number one over the infamous 'Death Road' in Bolivia for its dangerous twists and turns.  
The Bayburt D915 Road is 66 miles long with 29 hairpin bends and is located in the foothills of the 6,000-foot-high Soganli Mountain. 
There are no railings at the road's edge to prevent vehicles from plunging to their doom in an accident and parts of the road are routinely closed in wintertime due to snow blizzards and ice.
The world's tallest bridge structure- Millau Viaduct, France
If you are afraid of heights, you may want to give the Millau Viaduct in France a miss. The bridge is taller than the Eiffel Tower at its highest point at a nail-biting 1,125ft high
If you are afraid of heights, you may want to give the Millau Viaduct in France a miss. The bridge is taller than the Eiffel Tower at its highest point at a nail-biting 1,125ft high
Since it opened in 2004, the bridge has made a number of appearances on TV and in film, including on Top Gear, which featured the hosts driving across the bridge during the seventh series, and in the movie Mr Bean's Holiday
Since it opened in 2004, the bridge has made a number of appearances on TV and in film, including on Top Gear, which featured the hosts driving across the bridge during the seventh series, and in the movie Mr Bean's Holiday
When construction began on the €400million (£314million) cable-stayed bridge that spans the River Tarn, special engineering was required to tackle the 95 mph winds that swept through the valley
When construction began on the €400million (£314million) cable-stayed bridge that spans the River Tarn, special engineering was required to tackle the 95 mph winds that swept through the valley
If you are afraid of heights, you may want to give the Millau Viaduct in France a miss. 
The bridge is taller than the Eiffel Tower at its highest point, at a nail-biting 1,125ft high.
When construction began on the €400million (£314million) cable-stayed bridge that spans the River Tarn, special engineering was required to tackle the 95 mph winds that swept through the valley. 
Since it opened in 2004, it has made a number of appearances on TV and in film, including on Top Gear, which featured the hosts driving across the bridge during the seventh series, and in the movie Mr Bean's Holiday.
A road in the snow - Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Japan
Walled wonder! The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route opens during select times of the year, with tourists marvelling at the 65ft high walls
Walled wonder! The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route opens during select times of the year, with tourists marvelling at the 65ft high walls
The snowy phenomenon can be seen on the winding track of Murodo in Japan from April until it melts in the summer
The snowy phenomenon can be seen on the winding track of Murodo in Japan from April until it melts in the summer
Tourists photograph the impressive walls. Over a million people visit the walls every year, although this dropped to 910,000 in 2014
Tourists photograph the impressive walls. Over a million people visit the walls every year, although this dropped to 910,000 in 2014
Nestled between a 65ft high snow cavern, the winding Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route looks like a track that could be on Mario Kart.
The steep-walled phenomena is located in Japan and attracts visits from millions of tourists annually.
Since the impressive snowy road opened in 1971, tourists can view the spectacular snow-walled passageway along a winding 1000ft section.
The fatal Death Road in La Paz, Bolivia 
The Death Road in Bolivia connects the Amazon rainforest region of northern Bolivia, or Yungas, to its capital city. The mainly single-lane road has no guard rails and cliffs of up to 1,968ft high, resulting in about 300 deaths every year
The Death Road in Bolivia connects the Amazon rainforest region of northern Bolivia, or Yungas, to its capital city. The mainly single-lane road has no guard rails and cliffs of up to 1,968ft high, resulting in about 300 deaths every year
Downhill from here: Although an important transport route for locals, travelling the Death Road on a bicycle is among Bolivia's most popular tourist attractions
Downhill from here: Although an important transport route for locals, travelling the Death Road on a bicycle is among Bolivia's most popular tourist attractions
The optical illusion road - The Storseisundet Bridge Atlantic Road, Norway
It's enough to make even the most fool-hardy of motorists turn their car around. But this apparent road to nowhere is merely an optical illusion dubbed 'the drunken bridge'
It's enough to make even the most fool-hardy of motorists turn their car around. But this apparent road to nowhere is merely an optical illusion dubbed 'the drunken bridge'
Situated on the west coast of Norway on the Atlantic Road, the Storseisundet Bridge is so dramatically shaped it has featured in television adverts
It's enough to make even the most fool-hardy of motorists turn their car around. But this apparent road to nowhere is merely an optical illusion dubbed 'the drunken bridge'.
Situated on the west coast of Norway on the Atlantic Road, the Storseisundet Bridge is so dramatically shaped it has featured in television adverts.
It sits on the five-mile long road which was constructed in 2005 and has become hugely popular with tourists.
The wooden bridge over a lake - Kuandinsky Bridge, Russia 
According to Oddity Central, the Trans-Baikal Region bridge was originally built to be part of the Baikal–Amur Mainline railway
The dilapidated Trans-Baikal Region Kuandinsky Bridge was originally built to be part of the Baikal–Amur Mainline railway
To make matters worse, the old metal structure is covered with wooden railway planks, which can be slippery in frequent snow and ice
To make matters worse, the old metal structure is covered with wooden railway planks, which can be slippery in frequent snow and ice
You need to have nerves of steel to drive along this adrenaline-inducing rickety bridge in Russia.
The winding Stelvio Pass, Italy
With 180 degree bends, 48 hairpin turns and low barriers, Stelvio Pass in Italy is not one of the easiest drives
The Stelvio Pass might be one of the most scenic driving roads, as the winding route is located 9,045ft up in the Alps
With 180 degree bends and low barriers, Stelvio Pass in Italy is not one of the easiest drives. 
But it might be one of the most scenic, as the winding route is located 9,045ft up in the Alps, offering breathtaking views. 
In icy conditions you may want to drive carefully around its 48 hairpin turns, and road trippers are advised to tackle it midweek and outside of July and August. 
The longest road in the world - Pan-American Highway
If you are looking for a long road trip idea, look no further than the Pan-American Highway which is the longest road in the world
If you are looking for a long road trip idea, look no further than the Pan-American Highway which is the longest road in the world
The 18,641-mile road goes through 15 countries in total, running from Alaska down to the tip of South America and traverses through jungles, mountains, glaciers, and deserts as it streams through two continents
The 18,641-mile road goes through 15 countries in total, running from Alaska down to the tip of South America and traverses through jungles, mountains, glaciers, and deserts as it streams through two continents
If you are looking for a long road trip idea, look no further than the Pan-American Highway which is the longest route in the world.
The 18,641-mile road goes through 15 countries in total, running from Alaska down to the tip of South America. The idea for the route was originally conceived in 1923 and traverses through jungles, mountains, glaciers, and deserts as it streams through two continents. 
There are a range of risks along sections of the highway, including steep drop-offs, landslides and impassable sections during the wet season.
The world's 'crookedest' street - Lombard Street, San Francisco 
Nestled between buildings in San Francisco is a winding road that has been dubbed the world's 'crookedest' street
Nestled between buildings in San Francisco is a winding road that has been dubbed the world's 'crookedest' street
About 2,000 vehicles travel each weekend day on the world famous scenic, hilly street in the city's Russian Hill neighbourhood during the busy tourist period
About 2,000 vehicles travel each weekend day on the world famous scenic, hilly street in the city's Russian Hill neighbourhood during the busy tourist period
Nestled between buildings in San Francisco is a winding road that has been dubbed the world's 'crookedest' street. 
About 2,000 vehicles travel each weekend day on the world famous scenic, hilly street in the city's Russian Hill neighbourhood during the busy tourist period. 
It is known for its one-block stretch of winding red-brick road that consists of eight sharp, hairpin turns and has been featured on TV, in movies and even video games. 
The zig-zag road has a speed limit of just 5mph so drivers have to take the winding road at a snail pace.
Australia's longest straight road - Eyre Highway, Australia
While many of the most spectacular roads feature numerous twists and turns, there is a road in Australia which stretches out for miles in a straight line
While many of the most spectacular roads feature numerous twists and turns, there is a road in Australia which stretches out for miles in a straight line
The Eyre Highway across the Nullarbor Plain is the longest straight road in Australia where towns are dotted two hundred miles apart
The Eyre Highway across the Nullarbor Plain is the longest straight road in Australia where towns are dotted two hundred miles apart
While many of the most spectacular roads feature numerous twists and turns, there is a road in Australia which stretches out for miles in a straight line. 
The Eyre Highway across the Nullarbor Plain is the longest straight road in Australia, where towns are dotted two hundred miles apart.
The 1040-mile road takes approximately two days to cross and can get extremely hot and dusty in summer. 
The highway on water - Overwater Highway, China 
Last year a stunning new route opened in Hubei province, central China with drivers literally travelling over water
Last year a stunning new route opened in Hubei province, central China with drivers literally travelling over water
The 6.8-mile motorway is built in the middle of a river valley and users are treated to breathtaking views of the surrounding hills as well as the river and nearby villages
The 6.8-mile motorway is built in the middle of a river valley and users are treated to breathtaking views of the surrounding hills as well as the river and nearby villages
The spectacular road connects Xingshan County in Hubei to G42, a high-speed route that connects Shanghai in eastern China to Chengdu in south west China
The spectacular road connects Xingshan County in Hubei to G42, a high-speed route that connects Shanghai in eastern China to Chengdu in south west China

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