Interesting road signs on dangerous Leh-Manili highway in Himalayas, India

Interesting road signs on dangerous Leh-Manili highway in Himalayas, India

The signs on the famous Leh-Manili Highway in the Himalayas have a serious message - as the 298-mile road has frequent plunging drops and landslide risks. It is only passable for 18 weeks a year and drivers have been overcome by altitude sickness.

These road safety signs on a remote Himalayan mountain road have driven tourists to hysterics - and may have saved their lives.

The signs on the Leh-Manili Highway, a 298-mile road with frequent plunging drops and landslide risks, include 'be gentle on my curves' and 'if you want to donate blood, don't do it on the road'.

Winding between the Ladakh and Mimachal Pradesh regions in India, it gained traction with drivers by declaring 'speed thrills but often kills' and 'driving faster can cause disaster'.

Sherap Sherpa (pictured), from Kathmandu, has spent six years photographing the signs.

Mr Sherpa said his favourite sign after six years was 'drive like hell, you will be there'.

Sherap Sherpa, 42, has spent the last six years photographing the unusual road signs.
He said: 'A few years ago I saw my first funny road sign. It said, "after drinking whiskey, driving is risky".
'I thought it was hilarious so I posted it on my Facebook. Within an hour it was shared by more than 20 friends and liked by more than 100 people.
'This inspired me to continue to photograph and share them.'

Source: Dailymail

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