Swinging bridge?

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Swinging bridge?

Postby traveller13 » Wed Mar 21, 2007 8:17 pm

Someone recently told me that there is a very high swinging bridge that has to be crossed while hiking the Inca Trail... is this fact or fiction????
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Postby travel_girl » Thu Mar 22, 2007 10:48 pm

I have never been there myself; however, the person is probably referring to a suspended bridge. These bridges do swing, but they are safe. I have been on the one in Vancouver. It is a bit scary at first, but you get used to it and enjoy the view and the thrill...
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Postby little_miss_sunshine » Fri Mar 23, 2007 1:47 pm

I don't remember there being any swinging bridges at all - there is definitely a short, non-swinging bridge at the very start of the trail, but it is not something I could see as a challenge for anyone... none of my fellow travellers remember any bridges either. Hope this helps!
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Postby ballu » Fri Mar 23, 2007 2:19 pm

Yeah, I don't remember any either...
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Postby Bea09 » Fri Mar 23, 2007 2:45 pm

I agree, no swinging bridge as far as I can remember. However, if it's heights you're worried about, I do remember thinking a couple times on the hike "I'm glad I'm not scared of heights"...
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