Ever wondered A grass made bridge over the dangerous river in South American country Peru and it is purely made with hands from pure grass. This is a bridge that is made by hand every year and this hand made bridge is forcefully broken every year and it is started to renew again.
This bridge history is 600 years old and this is being made in the same place for the past 600 years. The grass made, this bridge combines two important cities. In 2013, UNESCO announced this bridge to be included in the World Heritage Site.
The tradition of making this bridge is continued generation of generations and bridge making is men responsibility, where the women stay down and work in the bridge, and making grass made rope.
To restore or renew the bridge, all men are gathered first day and make big rope form small rope. The most important part of the bridge with a bridge standing, that makes up with 6 big rope and the thickness is approximately one feet closer. Each rope has 120 minor rope.
Every family shares their role these ropes. which are made with hands with hard grass. To make the bridge durable, they process the grass in water through special process and after that, the work of knitting is started.
A bridge floor is made from 4 out of 6 rope made from grass, while the bridge side is made from the two remaining ropes. All these 6 ropes are tied with big rocks and this is the most difficult step and It takes two to three days.
To make bridge floor a fence is made through small rods So that everyone can safely cross this bridge.
The most important thing in this bridge is that it is built without any technology, machinery or advanced equipment, Only grass and human beings strength.is used in this Bridge, The construction of the bridge is done each year in the second week of June and its construction is done by holding a festival.