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... to be dangerous. As Harry found out. It was entirely his fault, following too close to Berny, so that when she braked very suddenly for a mahusive pothole, Harry had to brake and swerve out the way. The front wheel caught in the pothole and Harry flipped over the handlebars. Apparently it looked pretty spectacular. Evil Knievel. With no major injury, just a small tear in his trousers and ever the gent, Harry's first response was to ...
... lot of fun.... We booked a downhill mountain biking tour on one of the World's Most Dangerous Roads, as you do lol We were picked up at our hotel at 7am by our amazing guide Alejandro and his driver Huelo. We drove an hour out of La Paz to an elevation of 4,650m and the start of the Death Road. Here we got suited up with elbow and knee guards, waterproof pants and jackets, full face helmets and the all important, Kona downhill mountain bikes. Alejandro gave us ...
... over 6000m to trek (6088m to be exact). Our 3-day tour started with a drive up to our base camp and then to a day of instruction on the use of crampons and also ice climbing up a glacier - a lot of fun and something new for both of us.
Day 2 took the eight of us from our base camp at 4,700m to our high camp at 5,130m. It would have been a relatively easy day if not for the full hiking packs and altitude, Christine would rate it as one of the hardest things she ...
... the pace!!! We then met the girl who fell off her bike on Death road and she told us that the rumours were in fact true, that she had broken her shoulder and arm and she also bruised her ribs as well as receiving a really bad concussion. She also said that she has to cut her 6 month trip short (she has only been on the road for 2 weeks) and has to go home to Holland in the morning. She also told us that 16 people have died doing Death road in the last 2 years and that in ...
... the whole act) had to seat far away in bleacher seats. It felt overly touristic and plain wrong. The actual wrestling was mildly amusing but repetitive and boring after a while. There was no beer either to dull the lame-ness so we ended up catching a bus before it was all over to go back to the hostel. When we were back, we got some street food pizza and then I played some music and called it a night pretty ...