Friday, September 7, 2012

Parc des Buttes Chaumont

 

Parc des Buttes Chaumont
Suspension bridge


This suspension bridge leads to a large rocky cliff with a 32 meter waterfall.  The nature of the bridge construction means that there is a sway as these people walk to and fro.  

If you are afraid of heights this might be one to avoid. 


Parc des Buttes Chaumont
Rue Botzaris
75019, Paris
Metro Botzaris, Metro Buttes Chaumont

19 comments:

Jane and Lance Hattatt said...

Hello Genie:
This is one we shall most certainly avoid! And the very mention of its swaying....!

Rob-bear said...

Swaying notwithstanding, it looks like a very interesting bridge. And a very interesting location.

Food, Fun and Life in the Charente said...

It would not worry me but I would never get my husband across there :-) Bonne journée. Diane

Joe said...

No place for vertigo here Genie.

Vreni said...

I have already been to the Parc des Buttes Chaumont,but how is it possible that I have missed this bridge?

Bibi said...

I don't like heights, but this looks like a very strong bridge, so.....

Forest Dream Weaver said...

I notice not too many people are actually looking down.Interesting patterns made by the construction.....and of course it's red!

Happy weekend Genie,
Ruby

Cezar and Léia said...

It's such a beautiful sunny day there and your picture is great!
I wish you a nice weekend dear Genie,
hugs
Léia

M said...

As if Paris weren't enough to make a girl giddy!

Janey and Co. said...

Looking forward to visiting this area..will even consider crossing the bridge!

Kristie Franklin said...

You've said enough for me to know that I wouldn't be walking on that bridge. The height alone would scare me not to mention the swaying. Yikes! :)

Cheri said...

it took all I had to go up the Eiffel Tower, but it is a great photo!

Jack said...

Oh no. This one is not for me. I really don't like heights. I don't even like heights in movies.

Randy said...

I would love this.

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

When I return to Paris perhaps I can get a shot from the other direction or even looking down.

Ruby, thanks for noticing the red and I failed to mention it. That is probably why the shot appealed to me in the first place.

I imagine all of you who are a bit queasy might be unhappy if I were to jump up and down in the middle. I really do not think that any Parisians would ever imagine acting the fool on a bridge such as this.

In the US we would have to have warning signs that this bridge might be of danger to those with certain conditions and we would absolutely have safety guards. Can you imagine if the Seine were in the US and we would have to have guard rails right on the banks.... hummmm

Hope that you all have a delightful weekend.

Bises,
Genie

Virginia said...

You won't get me on t his thing. Yikes!!!
V

Mary said...

Oh.. a suspension bridge, eh? :) I'd have to be dared to cross it, i think! I can feel my belly flipping a little just seeing it in the picture! Great photo though.

Rebecca said...

This is a great looking bridge. I think I could brave the walk across it.

Peter Olson said...

The best photo I ever saw of this bridge! :-)