Broken Bridge, Puente Roto, Cuenca, Ecuador

Al Bourassa

Cuenca, Ecuador

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El Puente Roto (The Broken Bridge), over the Tomebamba in Cuenca began contruction in 1849 and was destroyed by a terrible flood on 3 April 1950.
Instead of rebuilding, or indeed demolishing, the remains of the bridge, it was left as it was and today is a popular place for young locals to hang out. You can walk across the remains of the bridge which is now more like a platform overlooking the river and indeed you can still pass under the remains of the bridge which has a road still running through one of its arches.
This artwork is derived from a photograph taken Sept 25/12 in Cuenca, Ecuador, South America nestled in the Andes Mountains.
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I do hope you enjoy my work.
Comments are graciously accepted.
Favoring is greatly appreciated and will garner a response.
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  • Al Bourassa
  • Grinch/R. Pross
  • Photography  by Mathilde
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