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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Double Decker Root Bridge

Khasi villagers have spent generations training the roots of fig trees to stretch across the myriad rivers in Cherrapunjee, India. They provide a practical route for transportation that is still in use to this day.

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Date Taken: 09.2012
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Cherrapunjee, India
Copyright: © Nick DeBarmore