Discover: Living Bridges

Nov 09, 12 Discover: Living Bridges


The Root Bridges of Cherrapunji
, found in the Cherrapunji rainforests of Meghalaya, India, are woven from the roots of living rubber trees. Taking ten to fifteen years to become fully functional, some of the root bridges are over a hundred feet long.

 

 

For more information, images, and video, check out the following links:

http://atlasobscura.com/place/root-bridges-cherrapungee

http://gizfactory.com/article/incredible-root-bridges-of-cherrapunji/

Meghalayas Living Bridge (BBC)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xI6awWqHsOY

 

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