SOARING HEAT, SNOW AND A LANDSLIDE – ALL IN A DAY’S WORK FOR THE DONEGAL ROADERS!

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first_imgThe lads cross a road just hours after it had been covered and then cleared by a landslide.The Donegal Roaders are still on the road despite a near miss with a landslide.The boys who traveled to the Arctic last year are currently tackling searing heat and terrifying road conditions.We drove into the Amazon Jungle on Tuesday and from there drove the North Yungas Pass aka The Death Road, the most dangerous road in the world. There they encountered thousands of feet drops off the edge, the road the width of the jeep, waterfalls falling on the road and to end it all 5km from the end a land slide.“We had to wait for an hour until the workers cleared the debris and then we were the first to drive over the temporary road they made (and yes, we nearly s*** ourselves),” admitted Paul Doherty.The water in Bolivia has given some of the Donegal team magical jumping powers!On Wednesday they travelled 400km towards Chile and stayed in a mud hut in a village of a tribal community to get ready to ascend the volcano on Thursday.“After a lot of hard work and trogging, swearing, spinning and almost wrecking the good land cruiser from Kellys Toyota we made it to the summit shelf at 17,541ft where it was no longer possible to go further. It was a magnificent achievement to reach this altitude in an unmodified Toyota Land cruiser. “We went from 23degrees at the bottom to snow at the top and there’s not many clothes you could wear at both temperatures but Carhartt proved that they are top quality and performed brilliantly.”At the top they were faced with the challenge of coming down again but thankfully made it back down to the village and the Toyota Land cruiser didn’t give a moments trouble which leads us to believe that Toyota are the best built cars in the world!We followed the motto of our sponsor “Travel the roads less travelled” and we certainly did that!The lads travel beneath a waterfall in their Toyota given to them by Kellys. SOARING HEAT, SNOW AND A LANDSLIDE – ALL IN A DAY’S WORK FOR THE DONEGAL ROADERS! was last modified: April 23rd, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BoliviadonegalKelly’s ToyotaThe Donegal Roaderslast_img

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