Baldwin Street, The Steepest Street in the World

In many towns and cities around the world often have a steep street which costs climb on foot, but certainly nothing compared to the street Baldwin Street, the steepest street in the world and that creates very surreal and funny pictures.

Baldwin Street, The Steepest Street in the World

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New Zealand has become very popular in recent years due to being the country where the films of The Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit was recorded, but it is also a country that hides a multitude of surprises and unique environments. One is in the city of Dunedin, where we find the steepest street in the world, or at least the one in the Guinness Book of Records, with a drop of 35%, so now we can get an idea upload suffering from walking or cycling. This slope allows photography enthusiasts to create improbable and very funny situations, since depending on the angle at which we place the camera, we get a surprising situation.

Baldwin Street, The Steepest Street in the WorldThe slope of the street is 35% and for every 9 feet traveled horizontally, the elevation changes are 3. Photo  Credit

Baldwin Street, The Steepest Street in the WorldAs in many parts of New Zealand, this street was created unintentionally, as it was due to land on which the city stood. Photo Credit

Baldwin Street, The Steepest Street in the WorldEach year the competition Baldwin Street Gutbuster where participants must walk up and down the street running in the shortest possible time is held. Photo Credit

Baldwin Street, The Steepest Street in the WorldFor some time, the street is part of Guinness and has the honor to be the steepest street in the world. Photo Credit

Baldwin Street, The Steepest Street in the WorldIn addition to attracting large numbers of tourists, the street also attracts many irresponsible people who do not know the danger of doing crazy about it, madness that not only endanger their lives but also that of other people. Photo Credit

Baldwin Street, The Steepest Street in the WorldIn 2001, a boy of 19 years died, attempted to travel down the street inside a wheelie bin. Photo Credit

Baldwin Street, The Steepest Street in the WorldIn 2009, three men were arrested for reckless driving after jumping downhill in a refrigerator. Photo Credit

Baldwin Street, The Steepest Street in the WorldBut they have also been the venue for charity events, such as when thousands of sweets were launched, and where the first only took 5 seconds to get down. Photo Credit

Baldwin Street, The Steepest Street in the WorldDespite being a small street, receives thousands of visitors each year. Photo  Credit

Baldwin Street, The Steepest Street in the WorldSeeing from this perspective, you can feel the difference of your ramp. Photo Credit

Baldwin Street, The Steepest Street in the WorldIn case you had gone through her head as she would jump by standing on a bike or skateboard, here you have a video that will leave the hairs points to see the speeds that reach up to. Photo Credit

Source — Littlethings.com

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