Old bridge, Perú

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The bridge was built with cobblestone together with mixture of lime, sand and egg whites.

It has an area of 60 meters. on the Huallaga River and consists of two columns that end in semicircular balconies, was begun in 1879, concluding five years later. El puente fue construido a base de piedra de canto rodado unida con mezcla de cal, arena y claras de huevos.

Tiene una extensión de 60 mts. sobre el río Huallaga, y esta formado por dos columnas que terminan en balcones semicirculares, se empezó a construir en 1879, concluyéndose 5 años después.

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Comments (116)

Dieter Hockertz on November 10, 2013

Simply beautiful.


Best regards Dieter

SB geographer on November 11, 2013

Very interesting place and photo:)

Christos Theodorou on November 11, 2013

Wonderful bridge, so well presented. Greetings !

Elena Šeligova on November 23, 2013

Krásna scenéria. Posielam pozdrav.

csorszfoto on November 30, 2013

Very nice shot and place I like it.



Don Z on December 23, 2013

Thank you so much friends

r.w. dawson on January 13, 2014

Beautiful photo! You made me look up the recipes for concrete and cement. Seems that this bridge is rather unique in that it has egg whites added in the mix.

Don Z on January 15, 2014

r.w. dawson Thamk you

Lud Mila on January 23, 2014

Remakable view. Like!

With warm regards, LudMila

indijanac dzons on February 4, 2014

Nice photo !!! Like

Kostadinos delta on February 4, 2014

Excellent photo!!! like

Haggs on February 16, 2014

Very nice captured image Like

Józef Wierciński on March 16, 2014

Beautiful picture .... Best Wishes from the city of Ruda of Silesia - POLAND

Armin Menzer on March 17, 2014

Oh, what for a wonderful world. Nice view. Like and best regards, Armin

József Villás on May 13, 2014

Szép fotó LIKE. Üdv József-

Lurol yves on August 17, 2014

nice composition/like 108. best wishes/yves

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    by Don Z
    • Camera: SONY DSC-HX10V
    • Taken on 2013/05/03 14:13:31
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