Thursday, November 1, 2018

A Photo a Week BRIDGES

A Photo a Week BRIDGES


Ha'penny Bridge Dublin Ireland
In May 1816 this charming, elliptical arch bridge opened to offer passage via its timber gangway to any Dubliner willing to pay a ha’penny, the exact price of the then redundant ferry and payable to William Walsh, ferry owner and alderman of the city.




Bridge of Sighs Venice Italy
Folklore says that the view from the Bridge of Sighs was the last view of Venice that convicts saw before their imprisonment hence the name.


Chain Bridge Budapest Hungary
Was the first permanent bridge across the Danube in Hungary. It was opened in 1849.


Siem Reap Cambodia


Ronda Spain
Puerte Nuevo - The construction of the newest bridge (the one that stands today) was started in 1759 and took 34 years to build.


Hanapepe Swinging Bridge Kauai Hawaii

The bridge was originally built in the early 1900’s as way for residents to cross the river.

Confederation Bridge between New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island Canada
It is a 12.9-kilometre (8 mi) bridge.


3 comments:

  1. ...bridges have always been important and these are wonderful.

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  2. As I have not been off the continent, the only one of these I've been on is the Confederation Bridge. Beautiful in each case, Jackie.

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  3. Really good photo of Budapest's Chain Bridge, not an angle most people would think shooting from.

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