Life drives through different roads, takes diverse turns, banks on curves along the way and then reaches the destination. Then the journey begins again towards the next destination. Amidst this whole trip we see a lot of ups and downs. This is how a journey through life can be described.
Given this philosophical connotation of life’s journey, a person should at least take one road trip in their lifetime as it’s important to find a balance between work & travel. Road trips are an amazing experience with the kind of things we get to see. With that in mind, we give you 8 roads in the world for the best drive. So kick start that engine and take a ride on these roads to create memories.
- Manali – Leh highway, India:
Around 479 km long, the Manali – Leh highway is one of the best routes to drive through. With snow capped mountains along the sides, there’s a perfect chilly feeling throughout the trip. This entire stretch is open during the summer months from May and closed down from October due to the snow. It provides the perfect drive for any bike lover but also remains one of the toughest of road trips because of the altitude and the geography making this one of the peaks that you want to conquer.
- Chapman’s Peak Drive, South Africa:
A celebrated road in South Africa, Chapman’s Peak Drive also offers breath taking views being located directly along the coastline and provides for one of the most picturesque drives in the world by sporting a 9 km route with 114 curves through the Chapman’ Peak.
- Ruta, Argentina:
National Route 40 is one of the longest routes in the world. Connecting Rio Gallegos in the southern tip of Argentina and South America to Salta province in the North of Argentina, the road goes through 20 national parks and 18 major rivers. That’s a lot to see in one drive.
- State Route 1, California:
The route runs through the Pacific coastline of California and is one road strip everyone has to drive through. The drive through provides a view of the beautiful pacific ocean along the 140 km stretch. The stretch provides for one of those classic moments to put on a tape of some classic rock music while the breeze hits your face.
- A82 road, Scotland:
This 269 km stretch road begins from Glasgow and ends at Inverness in Scotland. This road is famous for the grasslands and showing the countryside of Scotland. It is also one of those stretches that allows you can to see only high grasslands making it one of the most important links through the Scottish landscape.
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- Hana Highway, Hawaii:
The Hawaiian Islands are known for its landscape. Sporting tropical Beaches, islands and volcanoes, the place isn’t short of amazing things to witness. What it’s also famous for is the Hana Highway which is 103.6 km long stretching between Kahului and Hana. A narrow and wide road, one can drive through lush tropical rain forest, the coast and waterfalls.
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- Tianmen Mountain Road, China:
Situated within the area of Tianmen Mountain National Park, the 11 km long road is one of the most dangerous roads to drive on with 99 hairpin bends. Above the mountain, is a temple and a natural cave. The area also sports a cable way and a walking path available for tourists.
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- Milford Road, New Zealand:
Also known as the State Highway 94, the road is considered to be one of the most scenic roads in New Zealand. It connects Gore in Southland to Milford Sound through a stretch of 254.4 km also making it one of the most dangerous roads of New Zealand. Hence, tourists who ride through this stretch have to be careful while enjoying their ride.
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Roads are not just meant to be a medium to reach from point A to point B, it is also to be enjoyed equally. If you don’t enjoy the journey then what’s the point of taking up the journey. So enjoy the ride while you can.