Saturday, January 1, 2011

Ten Most Dangerous Bridges of the World

Bridges are built for a fast and secure transport, but there are bridges around the world that are not that safe to even pass through them. The people living near these bridges have to cross them frequently are no longer scared walking in these bridges since they are used to it, but for those who are new or has plans of visiting them, certainly should be warned. A few of such most dangerous bridges of the world are listed below.

1. Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, UK

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge serves as link from the mainland going to the Carrick Island. This rope bridge is a favorite tourist spot. It is a good thing that the bridge is able to carry a lot of citizens.

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2. Ghasa, Nepal

This suspension bridge is not only used by human beings but by animals as well. Natives of Nepal bring their animals with them as they journey along this way. Every day, hundreds of cattle walk through to get to the other end of the bridge.

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3. Marienbrucke, Germany

Located in the Alps of Bavaria, this reliable and secure bridge is near a cliff and castle. This bridge is reliable and safe, but you’ll still feel terrible with the thought that you need to cross it. The view is fantastic but you don’t have to look down.

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4. Trift Bridge, Switzerland

Trift Bridge was initially constructed last 2004. Last year, it was renovated for a more secure travel. Now, more hikers go to this place, as it gives them a better view of the lake Trift.

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5. Hussaini Hanging Bridge, Pakistan

Hussaini Hanging Bridge is the riskiest bridges in the world. It is a stick and rope bridge situated along Hunza river in the Northern part of Pakistan.

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6. Musou Tsuribashi bridge, Japan

The Musou Tsuribashi Bridge is the oldest in the world and it’s old age makes it look dangerous. It has been there for 50 years. This is a suspension bridge made out of ropes and boards can be seen in the Japanese Alps. You will have a mind blowing and blood-gushing experience, when you walk on this bridge when wind is blowing.

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7. Aiguille du Midi, France

Aiguilles du Midi in the Alps of France is definitely a safe and reliable bridge since it does not move even if a great number of tourists pass this bridge most time of the year. Where it is located and situated makes the traveling experience terrifying yet challenging. It is on top of the mountain, connecting two cliffs giving you a 360 degree view of the area. Just don’t look down or you might get the feeling of throwing up. If you need to take a rest after a quest in the French Alps, a mini-restaurant within reach is waiting for you.

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8. Kakum National Park, Ghana

This rope bridge is also located in a tropical rainforest will bring you closer to the mother earth. You will be guided by a tour assistant through the secret ways in this national park as different kinds of plants and animals awaits you. Pygmy elephants, civet and forest buffalos are some animals that are soon to be extinct can still be seen here in Kakum Park.

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9. Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia

This a suspension bridge, which is the longest in the world. There are different kinds of birds humming around this rain forest. A diversity of insects and swarm of fish will be seen in around a waterfall with lucid waters. An additional attraction is the hanging bridge which should be aiding you in exploring the wilds. But due to rainfall, the bridge is not that tough anymore to carry a passerby.

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10. Loboc Hanging Bridge, Philippines

Loboc Hanging Bridge was not actually built to be a tourist attraction. Before, the construction of the bridge the villagers used boats to be transferred to the other region. Bamboo was used in putting up the bridge. It became part of the Loboc tour experience. Greeneries and waterfalls surround this bamboo-made bridge.

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