The next time you?re stuck on one of your city?s hellish freeways in peak hour, spare a thought for the unfortunate Russian citizens making a trip along the Lena Highway.
Stretching 1235km (767 miles) across the former communist nation, the Lena Highway ? as near as we can figure out ? seems to be little more than an unsealed road that divides its time between states of navigable dirt, and impassable mud.
Click through to check out some photos of people who?d rather be sitting on Melbourne?s Monash Freeway at 8am with the heater on and breakfast radio buzzing away.