Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Hiram Bingham Highway in Peru

Carretera Hiram Bingham a Machupicchu.

The 13 Hairpin curved road leading to Machupicchu from the Railroad terminal, built in 1948.
Cuzco, Peru.

Julio Corbacho, Photography


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Hiram Bingham Highway is extremely narrow and made up entirely of switchbacks. At some points, when 2 buses meet, they have to stop and reverse partway up the hill to get to a spot wide enough for the two buses to pass one another.

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