Pictures from Zikmund and Hanzelka’s Tatra road trip across Argentina, Bolivia and Peru

Jiří Hanzelka types up a report in his makeshift office in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

Photo Credit: Jiří Hanzelka and Miroslav Zikmund

Pictures from Zikmund and Hanzelka’s Tatra road trip across Argentina, Bolivia and Peru

The Tatra traverses the temporarily flooded Río Grande in Jujuy Province, Argentina.

Photo Credit: Jiří Hanzelka and Miroslav Zikmund

Pictures from Zikmund and Hanzelka’s Tatra road trip across Argentina, Bolivia and Peru

A gentleman inspects the otherwordly Czech car in La Paz, Bolivia.

Photo Credit: Jiří Hanzelka and Miroslav Zikmund

Pictures from Zikmund and Hanzelka’s Tatra road trip across Argentina, Bolivia and Peru

The Tatra roars across the Altiplano, with 21,122-ft Illimani in the background.

Photo Credit: Jiří Hanzelka and Miroslav Zikmund

Pictures from Zikmund and Hanzelka’s Tatra road trip across Argentina, Bolivia and Peru

A broken ignition is met by several helping hands in Bolivia.

Photo Credit: Jiří Hanzelka and Miroslav Zikmund

Pictures from Zikmund and Hanzelka’s Tatra road trip across Argentina, Bolivia and Peru

Locals surround the Tatra in Potosí, Bolivia.

Photo Credit: Jiří Hanzelka and Miroslav Zikmund

Pictures from Zikmund and Hanzelka’s Tatra road trip across Argentina, Bolivia and Peru

The Tatra in a sea of cardón cacti (Trichocereus atacamensis) somewhere on the Altiplano.

Photo Credit: Jiří Hanzelka and Miroslav Zikmund

Pictures from Zikmund and Hanzelka’s Tatra road trip across Argentina, Bolivia and Peru

The Tatra with villagers in Iscayacha, Bolivia.

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Pictures from Zikmund and Hanzelka’s Tatra road trip across Argentina, Bolivia and Peru

Between Tres Cruces and La Quiaca in Jujuy Province, Argentina.

Photo Credit: Jiří Hanzelka and Miroslav Zikmund

Pictures from Zikmund and Hanzelka’s Tatra road trip across Argentina, Bolivia and Peru

A rest stop at 14,600 feet above sea level.

Photo Credit: Jiří Hanzelka and Miroslav Zikmund

Pictures from Zikmund and Hanzelka’s Tatra road trip across Argentina, Bolivia and Peru

To avoid suspension damage in the high desert, Hanzelka and Zikmund crossed streams like this by walking ahead of the Tatra and feeling for rocks with their bare feet—in the 43 °F water.

Photo Credit: Jiří Hanzelka and Miroslav Zikmund

Pictures from Zikmund and Hanzelka’s Tatra road trip across Argentina, Bolivia and Peru

After 4,000 miles in the Andes, Jiří Hanzelka enjoys a well-deserved break on a Peruvian beach.

Photo Credit: Jiří Hanzelka and Miroslav Zikmund

Pictures from Zikmund and Hanzelka’s Tatra road trip across Argentina, Bolivia and Peru

Repairing front suspension damage on the way to Ticlio in Peru, at an elevation of 15,500 feet (click Expand to see photo).

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Pictures from Zikmund and Hanzelka’s Tatra road trip across Argentina, Bolivia and Peru

The terrifying Yungas road in Bolivia (click Expand to see photo).

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Pictures from Zikmund and Hanzelka’s Tatra road trip across Argentina, Bolivia and Peru

Many terrible jobs were described by the authors on their trip across the Andes, but nothing beats guano mining on the Chincha Islands.

Photo Credit: Jiří Hanzelka and Miroslav Zikmund

Pictures from Zikmund and Hanzelka’s Tatra road trip across Argentina, Bolivia and Peru

The book comes with a fold-out elevation map. Heights are in meters. This is the last part of the Peru leg.

Photo Credit: Jiří Hanzelka and Miroslav Zikmund