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   xoxoxoBruce  Sunday Apr 26 10:22 PM

April 27th, 2015: Keshwa Chaca

Keshwa Chaca is the last Inca Rope Bridge.

Quote:
Five hundred years ago when the Incas were expanding their empire over the highlands of the Andes, they developed an incredible network of roads to move armies, people and goods quickly and efficiently over the mountains. But the landscape was treacherous comprising mostly of high peaks and deep valleys, which meant they needed bridges, and lots of them. The bridges were an integral part of the incredible Inca road system that stretches for 40,000 kilometers, from modern-day Ecuador to Argentina.


The Incas died out I the early 1600s and the bridges shortly after, except this one. Keshwa Chaca survives because the locals rebuild it every year.

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fargon  Sunday Apr 26 11:23 PM

Eek



Gravdigr  Monday Apr 27 03:40 PM

So, it, too, has not survived, also.

Neither.



glatt  Monday Apr 27 03:58 PM

Yeah. No.



Gravdigr  Monday Apr 27 04:46 PM

'Taint like themthere living tree root bridges like they got in that jungle. You know the jungle I'm talking about...the one with themthere living tree root bridges.

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glatt  Tuesday Apr 28 10:16 AM

Quote:
You know the jungle I'm talking about
25° 12' 25.62" N 91° 53' 49.93" E


Gravdigr  Tuesday Apr 28 04:39 PM

Yeah, that's the one I'm talking about.




xoxoxoBruce  Tuesday Apr 28 05:20 PM

Right here.



Gravdigr  Wednesday Apr 29 04:34 AM

Yeah, that's the one I'm talking about.




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