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Added by Milena on 29 Aug 2014 08:53
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Coolest Roads And Drives Around The World

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North Yungus Road, Bolivia

Known to locals as the “Road of Death”, this highway has been labeled the most dangerous road in the world.
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Los Caracoles Pass, Chile and Argentina

In English the name of this road means “Snail’s Pass” and if you ever drive it you’ll see why.
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Oberalp Pass, Switerzland

Although it is located far from any oceanic coastline, this road is home to the world’s highest lighthouse at 6,700 feet above sea level.
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Red Rock Scenic Byway, Arizona

With amazing views of the surrounding red rock mesas and the Mingus Mountains, this stretch of road has been labeled a “museum without walls”.
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Furka Pass, Switzerland

This high mountain pass in the Swiss Alps was used as a filming location in the James Bond film Goldfinger.
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Highway 1, California

Also known as State Road 1, this stretch of pavement runs along some of the most beautiful coastline in the United States.
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The Atlantic Road, Norway

Built across several small islands, some of the bridges along this road are intense.
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White Rim Road, Utah

Looping through mesas and canyons this drive takes several days to complete with a 4WD. Keep in mind that there is no potable water or civilization anywhere along the journey.
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Tianmen Mountain Road, China

To reach the top of Tianmen Mountain you can either take a cable car or drive the road. Both are sufficiently steep and vertigo inducing.
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Seven Mile Bridge, Florida

Also known as the Overseas Highway, it is one of the longest bridges in the world.
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Chapman's Peak Drive, South Africa

Known to locals as “Chappies”, this drive will give you some stunning views of the rocky coastline.
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Stelvio Pass, Italy

The second highest paved mountain pass in the Alps, this road has been nominated to be Europe’s best driving road.
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Col de Turini, France

This stretch of alpine road is famous for holding a stage of the Monte Carlo Rally with its hairpin curves.
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Going-to-The-Sun Road, Glacier National Park, Mont

From large glacial lakes to windswept tundra this road traverses numerous types of terrain.
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Dades Gorges, Morocco

Carved out by the Dades River, you’ll need a 4WD and a guide to ride this road.
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US Route 550, Colorado

Also known as the Million Dollar Highway this road has its share of narrow passes, cliff side roads, and sharp turns.
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Trollstigen, Norway

The turns on this road are so hairpin that vehicles longer than 12.4 meters are not allowed.
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The Amalfi Coast, Italy

With numerous potential routes, we are going to go ahead and say that any road you take along Italy’s most scenic stretch of coastline will be memorable.
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Transfagarasan, Romania

Running through the Southern Carpathians, the second highest paved road in Romania offers some amazing views.
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Guoliang Highway, China

This interesting road is carved into the side of a mountain.
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From winding South American highways to scenic alpine passes these are the 25 coolest roads and drives around the world.

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