Sunday, November 13, 2005

Help with crossing the Yalong river.

Yalong bridge engineers, originally uploaded by mutikonka1.

In 2005 it is engineers who help keep the link across this mighty river open. In 1928 there were no bridges. Joseph Rock found that men with inflated pigskins helped travellers across the rivers like the Yangtze and the Yalong.

Pigskins help cross the Sichuan river

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