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 Post subject: Scary road....
PostPosted: Fri Nov 07, 2014 7:41 am 
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This is amazing. Sure it's not the world's most dangerous road, I've seen worse on Youtube, but it's fascinating....




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 Post subject: Re: Scary road....
PostPosted: Fri Nov 07, 2014 8:34 am 
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A40 Target flyover ? :D

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 Post subject: Re: Scary road....
PostPosted: Fri Nov 07, 2014 9:26 am 
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I thought is was Harlington, over the M4?


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 Post subject: Re: Scary road....
PostPosted: Sat Nov 08, 2014 2:32 am 
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I drove some of that route last year - on a less windy day thank goodness - but it was still spectacular.

It is a spectacular recent addition to the countries road network, but not the most amazing road in Norway.

They have a road tunnel which is 15+ miles long, another which you enter at sea/fjord level and it spirals up and around for ever before discharging into the snow capped mountain several 100metres above. They are now planning a cruise ship size tunnel to join two fjords and stop a perilous journey around some rocky headland

But this was the most amazing road I found there. It was much quieter when I drove it, but I did have to negotiate a significant mudslide half way up which was challenging in a 2 wheel drive automatic car!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHJBJVWCvBo

Its an absolute pleasure to drive in Norway, despite the weather and hideous prices!!


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 Post subject: Re: Scary road....
PostPosted: Sat Nov 08, 2014 1:39 pm 
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That video is similar to one I watched last night of lorries negotiating mountain roads in Pakistan. The only difference is the Norwegian road has a surface, is just about wide enough, has barriers and the vehicles using it aren't hideously overloaded, 30 years old, held together by bits of string and driven by teenagers smoking hashish to steady their nerves.


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 Post subject: Re: Scary road....
PostPosted: Tue Nov 11, 2014 7:49 pm 
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I wouldn't fancy this one:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=boKsbF-ONzk



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 Post subject: Re: Scary road....
PostPosted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:25 am 
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Ha ha.... I watched that too the other night. Frightening, and I really wonder whether the people in that video fully appreciate the danger they're in.


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Good giref! The things people do!!!!!!!!




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