Somewhere in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, sits a secret underground car collection that's rumoured to contain over 60 extraordinary cars. The collection is said to be owned by Humero Roca, who recently fled from Bolivia and, depending on the source, sought refuge in either Miami or Spain.
In April 1947, two wild and crazy Czechs set off from Prague in a Tatra 87 and drove 40,000 miles across Africa and South America. Přes Kordillery (“Across the Cordilleras”) is their book about the middle part of the trip: from Buenos Aires to Lima, across the world’s then-highest road. It is, as one would expect, the…
This is a queue of trucks in the Chungara–Tambo Quemado pass between Chile and Bolivia, crossing which is one of the few ways Bolivians can reach the Pacific Ocean since Bolivia became a landlocked country in 1883, after losing the War of the Pacific. The pass connects Bolivia’s Highway 4 with Chile’s Highway 11.
Michael Powell and Juergen Horn travel the world trying to live in different places for just 91 days at a time before moving on. In rural Bolivia, they came across this: the scenic and harrowing bus-train.
Renault marks the 50th anniversary of the Renault 4 this year with a series of events around the world. It never officially made the United States — except back in 1965, when the company sent four women to drive from Tierra del Fuego to Alaska.