Photo-journey through the most dangerous road in India

• Photo-journey through the most dangerous road in India

This picturesque, but extremely dangerous road is laid in the north-west of India, near the city of Leh. Road condition leaves much to be desired. It is terrible to imagine how the drivers manage to pass each other on it.

Photo-journey through the most dangerous road in India

The situation is complicated by the fact that the road passes at an altitude of 3529 meters above sea level. Even among fans of extreme sports and an avid traveler, not all dare to conquer such a height. Meanwhile, some Indian drivers have to travel this road every day.

Photo-journey through the most dangerous road in India

This is the second highest road in India. People do not live here, but the animal, on the contrary, feel at such a height quite comfortably. As we approach the Ladakh landscape becomes more and more scarce, in contrast with the green of Kashmir.

Photo-journey through the most dangerous road in India

It often happens that at one end of the pass the sun shines brightly, while at the other for several days pouring rain. The road is narrow and trucks, heading in opposite directions can not pass one another. Therefore, a few hours of motion is performed only in one direction, then another few hours - another.

Photo-journey through the most dangerous road in India

The road is usually open only from late May to late October, sometimes the timing may vary depending on the weather. However, in any case, the motion of the pass is terminated at 4.00 to 16.00.

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