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RIO bridge

Posted by
Dimitrios (ATHENS, Greece) on 6 January 2009 in Architecture.

This is the RIO bridge joining Peloponnesus and Sterea Ellada, an engineering marvel, fully operational now and you do the crossing in 3-4 minutes with a splendid view.

Canon IXUS v 1/400 second F/7.2 6 mm


Paco Díaz from Spain

It's really impressive this bridge over the deep blue waters of the origins.
I love Hellas

6 Jan 2009 8:31am

@Paco Díaz: Hellas ia a great country to visit Paco, so is Espania!

Marie-Hélène Ammor from Casablanca/Paris, Morocco

A very beautifully composed photo !! Great to get it not finish !

6 Jan 2009 10:42am

@Marie-Hélène Ammor: greetings M-H-A

Ram from Bangalore, India

Amazing Colors......... Its like buldinga a bridge between Ocean and the Sky....
Nice Capture.... Congrats!!!

6 Jan 2009 1:38pm

@Ram: yes a very impressive structure indeed, greetings

chrissy from London, United Kingdom

wow very impressiv bridge, well captured, loe th deep blude of the water

6 Jan 2009 5:39pm

@chrissy: the waters in Greece are breathtaking, especially when the sun shines upon them, greetings+thanks.

Maxine from Rangiora, New Zealand

Great image Dimitrios, the outreached arms not yet touching! Fabulous looking bridge ! amazing how it has been built, must be a quick but beautiful trip across it now.

6 Jan 2009 7:20pm

@Maxine: yes, it last only 3-4 minutes at 80 km per hour, greetings

MaryB from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

Happy New Year Mr D :D
What a very impressive bridge and as you say i can imagine that the view is amazing!

6 Jan 2009 10:40pm

@MaryB: it is an engineering marver in my country, greetings from Athens

Wolfgang - vu@granby from Granby, Québec, Canada

A very elegant structure!

7 Jan 2009 12:15am

@Wolfgang - vu@granby: it is + very functional too! greetings

Scotfot from Kabul, Afghanistan

An amazing image... the tremendous colours and a most elegant bridge, Dimitrios, you live in an idyllic place!

8 Jan 2009 5:46pm

@Scotfot: oh I know, Greece is a blessing! greetings

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Wow! Fantastic shot!

12 Jan 2009 7:35am

Ken McCoy from Orlando-Daytona Beach, FL, United States

Beautiful- you don't see something like that every day!

13 Jan 2009 3:54am

@Ken McCoy: Nop, we are proud fot this one, greetings

Canon IXUS v
1/400 second
6 mm