No road trip in the Andes is complete without encountering a terrifying mountain road. Bolivia’s North Yungas Road, known from Top Gear and the adventure tales of your backpacker friends who’ve ridden bikes down its suicidal curves, is probably the most famous. If you don’t want to drop dead either of a heart attack or, literally, of a 2,000-foot drop, Argentina offers a gentler alternative. The road from Humahuaca to Iruya is gorgeous, long, terrifying and it won’t kill you.
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