The most dangerous bridges

The most dangerous bridges

Fans of extreme sports just can’t live without the thrill. Skydiving, climbing, descending rivers with wild nature and so on. To this list we can now add the passage on the old and dangerous bridges, which in some places still is the only means of crossing the river or the abyss.

Rope bridge in Peru

Rope bridge in Peru

This is the most dangerous the bridge is part of this transport system, created from such facilities for the movement of local residents through gorges and canyons. Its construction involved the ancient Incas, who invented weave from fibers of trees sturdy enough rope. They were twisted lengthwise and transversely, were flooring. The bridge design consisted of logs, which served as railing, and logs and stones to clamp on the edge of a precipice. Once these bridges were considered quite reliable: the load was not so great, and their condition is always someone cared. For the modern traveler crossing this straw bridge was a real test. The permeability of them increased significantly and their reliability more can not speak.

Suspension bridge in Pakistan

Suspension bridge in Pakistan

This is the most dangerous bridge has a name – Hussaini. He crosses the lake Borit, and is considered the most dangerous bridge in the world. By the way, similar bridges in Northern Pakistan a few, and in connection with the inaccessibility of the mountain villages, these ferries are the only connection of their roads.

One view of this bridge can beat the desire to tempt fate. The Board on which it is proposed to move to the other side, wavering, and now threaten to go to the rapid flow of water (along with a traveler, of course). Many boards and not enough. And next beautifully complements this picture of the old broken bridge that demonstrates the fragility of this creation.

Bamboo bridge in Borneo

Bamboo bridge in Borneo

In Malaysia, on the island of Borneo is a totally unique, incredibly narrow bridge made of bamboo stems. This building looks absolutely dangerous, and in fact is also not credible. A few bamboo stalks, bound with ropes, make you to walk a tightrope. You need to be careful not to fall into the huge gaps. Those stems that serve as «railings» especially will not help you to hold onto them uncomfortable. Actually they don’t exist here, but in order to make more stable the bridge, which is constantly swinging. To withstand time may be only two people.

The bridge from the roots in India

Bridge of roots

Resourceful residents of the Indian state of Meghalaya as a building material for bridges using the roots of trees growing on opposite banks of the rivers through which it is necessary to build the crossing. And used for this purpose a certain kind of plant – ficus elastica, whose roots grow in the right direction under the strict control of man. However, such construction requires considerable time. For example, the Living Root bridge, whose length is 16 meters, was built about 150 years ago in 10-15 years. This bridge, despite its rather extravagant view are actually very durable. It is able to withstand both people and animals, and most importantly, it stands up during floods, which in these places are not uncommon.

Suspension bridge in Indonesia (p. Sangan Donhuan)

The children of the village Santan Conjoin will definitely grow up to be courageous, dexterous and hardy men. From childhood they conduct daily training on survival in extreme conditions. The fact that the school, where children study, just across the turbulent river, through which in no other way than through the collapse of the most dangerous hanging bridge not to cross.

Suspension bridge in Indonesia

Alternatives pupils to do, and the thirst for knowledge is huge. Here and run the risk of Indonesian children for the sake of an enlightened future. And we say that young people are not the go!

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