Explore Living Root Bridge, Living Bridges and more!

The Living Root Bridges of Meghalaya. Note to self: Pins vary in statements of types of roots used: ficus trees, strangler fig trees, rubber trees.

Fingal's Cave on the Isle of Staffa. Tips for Traveling to Scotland. What to Do, See, & Eat. www.kevinandamanda.com

Fingal's Cave on the Isle of Staffa. Tips for Traveling to Scotland. What to Do, See, & Eat. www.kevinandamanda.com

In the wettest place on Earth, the village of Mawsynram in Meghalaya, India are some of the most fascinating bridges you'll ever see. These "living bridges" are formed by locals who have trained the roots of rubber trees to grow into natural bridges. They are sturdy enough to far outlast man-made wooden structure bridges. Because of the relentless rain in Meghalaya's jungles, wooden structures would rot away. These root bridges are self-strengthening, becoming more sturdy ...

In the wettest place on Earth, the village of Mawsynram in Meghalaya, India are some of the most fascinating bridges you'll ever see. These "living bridges" are formed by locals who have trained the roots of rubber trees to grow into natural bridges. They are sturdy enough to far outlast man-made wooden structure bridges. Because of the relentless rain in Meghalaya's jungles, wooden structures would rot away. These root bridges are self-strengthening, becoming more sturdy ...

Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas
Search