Roads to ruin (Drive Day 192: Jan 7, 2004)
I have stopped making notes of the almost daily truck or bus accidents we drive past in Bolivia – overturned wrecks are as common as the stay dogs we’ve nicknamed “kilometer markers” warming themselves on the asphalt. But I haven’t visualized our own truck dangling over a ledge until this “detour” along a highway that apparently washed out or ran out of construction money.
We actually follow a semi over a single-gauge train trestle to cross a river. I remember to roll video, until I have to get out and walk backward, guiding Gary between the planks.
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