British bridge firm under scrutiny 22 Sep A similar bridge was built in Cumbria last year to replace a bridge over the River Derwent which had been destroyed by flooding. Our promise to hand over the bridge in five days has been fulfilled. Eight construction workers are still in hospital with serious injuries sustained in the bridge collapse. The Prince of Wales began his four-day tour of India today by meeting local businessmen who trade with British firms before having tea with President Patil. The Prince and the President were at the centre of a diplomatic row earlier this week over who should formally open the Games during tomorrow's ceremony.
Chinese asian style concrete white footbridge over river in public oriental gardens.
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It may be made of stone slabs or planks as part of a pond design and is frequently seen in rustic gardens. It is also used in high art modern fountain gardens, often in public urban park and botanic garden landscapes. The objective in employing such a bridge, constructed according to Zen philosophy and teachings, is to focus the walker's attention to the mindfulness of the current place and time moment - "being here, now". As it often has no railings, it is quite possible for an inattentive walker to simply fall off an end into the water.
Hanging Bridge of Ghasa Nepal It's not just humans who use this bridge -- donkeys, cows and goats use it, as well. In fact, it was built specifically for animals, as a solution to the congestion caused by cattle being herded up and down Ghasa's narrow roads. Today, animals remain the biggest users of the Hanging Bridge of Ghasa, prodded along by the farmers who also use it to deliver produce to local families. Ghasa, Annapurna circuit, Nepal 8.