Really Obvious Road Signs

It’s a volcano! 20,827-ft Parinacota on the border of Chile and Bolivia, to be specific. Seen any hyper-explicit, obvious or just plain hilarious road signs lately? (Photo by Dan Lundberg) » 2/27/13 12:17pm 2/27/13 12:17pm

Wanted CEO Abandoned This Amazing Car Collection Somewhere In Bolivia

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. » 6/08/12 2:30pm 6/08/12 2:30pm

The two Czechs who drove across the world in a Tatra

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… » 8/08/11 1:30pm 8/08/11 1:30pm

It sucks to be stuck in traffic at 15,000 feet

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. » 7/22/11 4:30pm 7/22/11 4:30pm

Take a scenic ride in Bolivia's bizarre Mercedes bus-train

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. » 6/10/11 2:30pm 6/10/11 2:30pm

The four '60s women who drove French cars from Argentina to Alaska

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. » 2/14/11 9:40am 2/14/11 9:40am