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The town’s two suspension bridges, wide enough for a few people, are clogged with Indians in saris, Westerners in harem pants, honking motorbikes, dung-dropping cows and mooching monkeys.
Over the next kilometer and a half of trail, we were rewarded with a blue lagoon, bubbling sulfuric pools and passage over rickety, one-person suspension bridges that left us feeling like Indiana Jones.
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The striking Nelson Mandela suspension bridge leads to gritty downtown Johannesburg.
The Roebling suspension bridge remains closed Thursday due to icy condition.
One rendering showed the view from a 30-foot-high suspension bridge looking down on a tree.
Highlights include pedaling through remote Iya Gorge and Valley, ascending Mount Ishizuchi, western Japan's highest peak at 6,503 feet, and crossing Shimanami Kaido, a series of suspension bridges that links Shikoku to the main island of Honshu.
The Manhattan Bridge, which is a suspension bridge, must cope with floods and lightning, traffic and age.
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SUSPENSION BRIDGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of suspension bridge for English Language Learners
: a bridge that is hung from two or more cables that are held up by towers
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