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The Bridges, 4. Kawarau Bridge

Posted by
Vaido (Võrumaa, Estonia) on 25 January 2016 in Landscape & Rural.

It took 18 months to complete the bridge over Kawarau Gorge and it was opened on 30th of December 1880.
Now the bridge is claimed to be a world's first commercial public bungy jumping site, established by A. J. Hackett in 1988.
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Seda silda üle Kawarau jõe ehitati 18 kuud ning sild avati 30. detsembri 1880. aastal. Praegu on sild kuulus selle poolest, et väidetavalt hakati siin 1988. aastal maailmas esmakordselt pakkuma bungy-hüppeid tasulise meelelahutusena. Liikluseks on nüüd aga juba uus sild...
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Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

What an amazing shot!

25 Jan 2016 10:57am

franz from Baden, Austria

i like the strong colours and the pov! what an adventure it must be to plunge down into this turquois water ...

25 Jan 2016 8:11pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful image of this lovely bridge and locale. I'll pass on the jumping. ;-)

25 Jan 2016 8:51pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

Very impressive! Your perspective give good height to the scene and the detail surrounding the bridge is excellent.

25 Jan 2016 11:25pm

James from Central Florida, United States

Beautiful scene ... rather precarious

26 Jan 2016 1:51am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

bien la passerelle

26 Jan 2016 9:19am