Flying bridge on Burundi Khola - Annapurna Region

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Annapurna is a Sanskrit name which literally means "full of food" (feminine form), but is normally translated as Goddess of the Harvests. It is a section of the Himalayas in north-central Nepal, that includes 8,091 meters (26,545 ft) Annapurna I, 13 additional peaks over 7,000 m (22,970 ft) and 16 more over 6,000 meters (19,690 ft). This section is a 55 km (34 mi)-long massif.

Annapurna I is tenth among Earth's fourteen eight thousanders. It rises east of the Kali Gandaki Gorge separating it from Dhaulagiri massif. 8167 meters Dhaulagiri is 34 km to the west and the gorge between is considered Earth's deepest. More info in Wikipedia.

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Comments (4)

Kirk I Thomson on August 15, 2012

Looks like the same bridge I crossed in 1990 on my trek there. I remember it being quite scary at the time. Thank you for posting the picture!

Paolo Grassi on September 3, 2012

Thanks, Kirk I Thomson, for visiting my gallery. I went in Nepal, for trekking in Annapurna, in 1999. Regards. P. Grassi

hari bk on December 12, 2013

Thank you sir, to visit my country Nepal and posting this nice bridge in 1999. Well-come to you again to visit in my country. Hari tiruwa from Damauli Nepal.

Paolo Grassi on December 14, 2013

Yes, in 1999! Many thanks for your visit. I love Nepal and I hope to return again in your country. Greetings from Italy.

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  • Uploaded on October 13, 2007
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    by Paolo Grassi