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Happy St. Patrick's Day! (carrick-a-rede rope bridge)

thereseflanagan.com

 

I walked this rope bridge in County Antrim, Ireland, and mid-way it has an incredible sway. By the time I took this shot my legs felt like rubber-bands. The woman at the far end took three steps and froze; someone came and talked her back. There's about an 80' drop to the water below.

(they've modified the bridge, in recent years, to make it safer)

September 1994

 

www.discovernorthernireland.com/Carrick-a-Rede-Rope-Bridg...

 

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrick-a-Rede_Rope_Bridge

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Taken on November 21, 2003