Tag: Bridge

Storseisundet – The Most Fearsome Bridge Ever

In Norway, July 7, 1989 has been opened Atlantic road, consisting of several bridges, but one bridge is built a bit unusual, it Storseisundet Bridge. Bridge is the longest bridge of 8 “Atlantic Road”, its length is 260 meters. Bridge deviates into the sea at 23 meters. It was planned that he would be built horizontally, but for unknown reasons, has changed the original project. And now it looks like a roller coaster. Those who have not seen the bridge before, may be frightened, approaching close to him. After a certain angle, it seems that the bridge is not completed and looks like a ski jump, but do not be afraid, because the bridge is completely finished, but the architect who built this bridge explicitly humorous or loves to ride a roller coaster.

Storseisundet - The Most Fearsome Bridge Ever

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Naturally Grown Bridge In Cherrapunji, India

The town of Cherrapunji is located in the lower reaches of the mountains and Hasi Janta in northeast India where attracts many rivers and mountain streams, this area is considered the most rainy in the world. Here and “grow” these unusual “live” bridges, for this purpose, the roots of Ficus Elastica or also called – Ficus elastic (Latin Ficus elastica.) The fact is that from the ficus come secondary roots, which are constantly growing and evolving, sometimes reaching a length of up to several tens of meters napletayas while on huge boulders on river banks. Due to such characteristics of the trees, the locals have long learned from these roots to create bridges.

Naturally Grown Bridge In Cherrapunji, India

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San Juan De Gaztelugatxe 237 Steps Leading To The Chapel

Nearby villages of Bilbao and Bermeo in Spain is a small island San of Juan de Gaztelugatxe ( aka Gastelugache ). The island would not remarkable if not for the X century chapel located at the top of the cliffs and the long winding stone staircases 237 steps leading to the chapel, and then they attract many tourists. Gaztelugatxe Island is connected to the mainland by a narrow stone Double Arch Bridge, on which there is a narrow path to the very stairs. Before the bridge also organized parking for cars to tourists was where to park. Going up the long stairs, it seems as if it is endless, but the thought of that from the height of great views of the steep coast of the mainland, wriggling path, as well as the fascinating sea makes to climb higher and higher.

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