Peru

Curvas de Huanchaca

Curvas de Huanchaca: 24 switchbacks on a narrow and steep road

Curvas de Huanchaca is the name of a series of 24 hairpin turns located on the boundary of Cusco and Apurimac regions, in Peru. It’s one of the most hairpinned roads in the world.

Abra Anticona

Abra Anticona, a hairy paved road in the Andes

Abra Anticona is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.824m (15,826ft) above the sea level, located on the border between Lima and Junin regions of Peru. The pass is said to be, incorrectly, the highest paved road in South America.

Road to the Paramount logo

The road to the Paramount logo mountain

The road to lake Paron is located in the Cordillera Blanca mountain range, a part of the Peruvian Andes. The drive offers dramatic mountain views of the Chacraraju, Pisco, Huandoy mountains and the iconic Artesonraju. It has been suggested that Artesonraju is the mountain depicted in the live-action Paramount Pictures logo.

Carretera al Machu Picchu

The road to Machu Picchu is pure adventure

Machu Picchu is a 15th-century Inca site at an elevation of 2.430m (7,970ft) above the sea level, located in the Urubamba Province of southern Peru.

Pasamayo Serpentine

Pasamayo Serpentine is a lethal coastal road in Peru

Serpentín Pasamayo is the name of a very dangerous coastal road located in the Lima Province of Peru, known for fatal traffic accidents. The road has no safety fences. One mishap and you plunge off the cliff and into the sea.