Monday, 3 October 2016

Campsite Bridges


My wife found this campsite 20 odd years ago and since then we have been coming back on a regular basis. When we first came there were a series of small bridges crossing the stream that filled the ponds on site. Over the years they deteriorated and this year I noticed they were replacing one 



This was the first one that was put in, it replaced a bridge over to the right of it


It was a couple of months before I returned and  I noticed the rest  had replaced  one which was a covered bridge


Another a small humped bridge 


This one had a Chinese feel 


 Another with a Chinese look to it, the old bridge was to the right


The next day I went for a walk to the small pond with my dog and came across this bridge


The small pond 


 right at the end was a bridge that was built back in 2009 and still going strong





One last thing before I go, I noticed a bird head on one bridge














Then on another bridge, I wonder how many more I can find.











Tanking Part in Our World Tuesday 


11 comments:

  1. Cute! Looks like bridges for the sake of bridges, but they are fun :)

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  2. I wonder if the bird head is the "signature" of the bridge maker? I like the Asian inspired ones best.

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  3. A pleasant place to camp, from the looks of things!

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  4. This is a great way to bring more interest to the campsite! finding birds makes for a good treasure hunt of sorts for those of all ages!

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  5. Love all these unique little bridges! Especially the covered ones.

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  6. Really nice work on those bridges. Looks lovely there and a wonderful place to camp.

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  7. Looks like most of the bridges replaced were wooden Bill, perhaps weather worn making them dangerous. The new bridges will soon get that 'old and well used' feel 😊 How exciting to find the bird head detail, keep those peepers open for more 😊

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  8. Lovely photos and lovely place ~ almost a Asian quality to the landscape ~

    Wishing you a happy week ~ ^_^

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  9. as a matter of fact, I have never crossed a covered bridge.

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  10. What a beautiful place to camp! I love the carved bird heads.

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