Videos tagged with "suspension"
Yak on the bridge [01:12]
This was one of the many suspension bridges we crossed during our trek in Nepal. It had to be at least 150-200ft high, so I almost wet myself when a yak started coming across the very narrow bridge towards me.
Nepal Trekking, Waterfalls and Suspension Bridges [04:12]
Trekking in Nepal towards Jomson on the Annapurna route, we stayed overnight in a place called Rupee, beside a high waterfall, listening to the water crashing down beside is all night. Next day we headed further up into the Himalayas, towards Marpha, crossing a few more suspension bridges and challenging my fear of heights. Cheers.
Tallest bridge in the world? Or highest in the Himalaya? [03:40]
Military trucks crossing the Rang rang bridge in Sikkim. See the bridge sway sideways and vertically when the 3 and 5 tonne trucks cross over! This is said to be one of the highest bridges in the world, and definitely in the Himalaya! Looking down to the river almost a half kilometer below, one gets disoriented and dizzy, if one can even see the river for it is often shrouded in mist and cloud-cover! The other tall bridge in the Himalaya is over the Jadh Ganga river near Gangotri. Orchids on a road-side tree and views of one of the highest bridges in the world - the Rang Rang khola bridge en route Mangan in central north Sikkim, India. This is the second highest suspension bridge in Asia - a true engineering marvel in the high and remote Himalaya! Sikkim is a landlocked Indian state located in the Himalayan mountains. The state borders Nepal to the west, China's Tibet Autonomous Region to the north and east, and Bhutan to the southeast. The Indian state of West Bengal lies to the south. With around 607000 inhabitants as of 2011, Sikkim is the least populous state in India and the second-smallest state after Goa in total area, covering approximately 7096 km2 (2740 sq mi). Sikkim is nonetheless geographically diverse due to its location in the Himalayas; the climate ranges from subtropical to high alpine, and Kangchenjunga, the world's third-highest peak, is located on Sikkim's border with Nepal. Sikkim is a popular tourist destination, owing to its culture, scenery and ...
World's highest canyon swing: Tibet border, Nepal [02:30]
Jump off the 160m high suspension bridge, then free-fall 100m into the dramatic gorge before the twin lines swing you 240m at 150km per hour!!!