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Old 11th September 2006, 15:43   #1
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Hey,
Driving back from Manali, i saw the road was blocked and the villagers said, there's another way .. It led to a bridge , all wood.. I saw a Hero Honda pass and followed it . It only when I got there did i see what i was in. The whole bridge was shaking with the weight of the car and I thought i could even hear one of the planks creaking.. I was in for a lot of water.. but luckily, i managed.. when i got to the other side, a big board read; " yeh bandh keval padyatrion ke liye hai", i.e This bridge is only meant for pedestrians. By order SP..

There is hardly any metal here. A safari which was behind me climbed but had to reverse as the wood started giving in.

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Old 12th September 2006, 09:13   #2
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Something you might wanna see - here.

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this is one serious issue.
consider yourself extremely lucky that the bridge didn't caved in with weight of your car.
donot repeat this thing again, ever!
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Old 12th September 2006, 14:35   #4
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Something you might wanna see - here.

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Thanks R. Will keep that in mind.
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and please do post that photo following the right procedures
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Old 12th September 2006, 14:56   #6
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Ok folks, here it is;
[img=http://img247.imageshack.us/img247/6231/11072006116pk8.th.jpg]

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Old 12th September 2006, 15:12   #7
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Man that was one helluva risky step you took there! Were you alone in the car?
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alone or not alone it was surely a risky path...

Dont try this next time...
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If I am not wrong, there is a similar narrow bridge with no side rails enroute from Valparai to Athirapally water falls. Been through the road a long while ago when I thought the M Zen was invincible.

the bridge is almost under water each time it rains and there is no marking where the bridge starts or ends. Some one has to prod with a stick to find out.
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Holy cow, that's one scary crossing. That sign should have been posted on both sides of the bridge(and in english too.)
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Where is this bridge exactly? Is this before Kullu town?
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Why is that 'killer' written on the concrete slab in the fornt?
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Yeah I was alone coz my gf stepped out to click the last picture before i fell . Bridge is somewhere after Kullu.
No idea why it says killer. Must be some history to it.
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you had one of the closest encounter of ur life . don't try this kinda thing again
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thats close I for sure will not try that bridge unless i have a submarine car ( joking )
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