Monday, September 07, 2009

Transport - Mandags / Monday theme

Transport is very important for a modern society.
In fact it's basic for high level logistics.

This is the Aquaduct over the river Tarn, near Millau, France. Photo taken Saturday, August 1 - 2009.
When we passed here first time in the 1980'ies, we had to go down from the Mountains, pass the Town of Millau and the climb up again. The bridge saves a Truck with food and other necesarry other goods at least 1 - 1,5 hour in driving time. Besides lots of noise and pollution in the Town itself.
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Blogger Sandee said...

Wow, it's very, very tall and very, very impressive looking. I wonder how much revenue was lost in the town though. Just a thought.

Have a terrific day. Big hug to you and Anna. :)

September 07, 2009 9:50 pm  
Blogger Randi's Tanker said...

Thanks for your comment on my blog.

What a beautiful photo of the spectacular Aquaduct you show us today.

September 07, 2009 9:54 pm  
Blogger Petunia said...

Ja, hva hadde Norge også vært uten broer! Det hadde blitt mye inn og ut av fjorder. Noe som hadde gjort transportetappene mye lengre:)

September 07, 2009 9:58 pm  
Blogger TorAa said...

@Petunia: And not to forget all the Tunnels;-))

September 07, 2009 10:20 pm  
Anonymous Donald said...

This bridge is stunning! When my son sent a picture of that bridge two years ago I did not believe that it was a real bridge but thought it was some architectural fantasy work! But it is real :-)

September 07, 2009 10:47 pm  
Blogger Siw Aina said...

Takk for flotte ord Tor. Det er ikke alltid nåtidens teknologi er til hjelp heller desverre. Man må vel bare lære seg å kose seg med det og de man har rundt seg. Verden kan være et urettferdig sted... Flott bilde foresten :))

September 07, 2009 10:55 pm  
Anonymous A. said...

We go south to see our sons quite frequently. I remember the first time we saw the bridge - it took our breath away. It still does! That's a superb shot, Tor. Much better than any I've been able to take.

September 07, 2009 11:33 pm  
Anonymous RennyBA's Terella said...

What a great photo of an architecture piece of art - a great contribution to the theme!

and the pic was taken just a couple of days before our Blog Gathering :-)

September 07, 2009 11:42 pm  
Blogger linsky said...

Wow, for en flott bro!

September 08, 2009 12:16 am  
Blogger Maribeth said...

Totally amazing!

September 08, 2009 2:06 am  
Blogger Evami said...

For en vakker bro:) Som hjelper oss å komme fram dit vi skal:)

September 08, 2009 8:32 am  
Blogger Arya said...

Det der var litt av ei bro!! Blir helt salig, jeg, når jeg ser på ingeniørkunsten bak det! Og så flott å få det på bilde!!

September 08, 2009 8:59 am  
Blogger katztales said...

Aqueduct? It also carries water? That's unusual! You see some interesting things.

September 08, 2009 9:00 am  
Blogger Puss-in-Boots said...

What an amazing looking structure...fantastic!

September 08, 2009 10:31 am  
Blogger Rimkogeren said...

Flot bro, jeg håber den er mere sikker end Tacoma-broen.

Da ulykken startede fik den lokale Farmerbank travlt med at fjerne deres reklametavler:
Farmerbank as sure as Tacomabridge!

September 08, 2009 1:02 pm  
Anonymous Melusine said...

Det var en utrolig lang bro som ruver voldsomt i terrenget, men med tanke på miljøhensyn overlever man sikkert :)

September 08, 2009 9:37 pm  
Blogger ShadowFalcon said...

That is a feat of engineering

September 09, 2009 9:09 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Jeg synes, at broen passer godt ind i landskabet, og at køre på den må være en stor oplevelse ;-)

September 09, 2009 1:58 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Åååå de er såå nydelig!

September 11, 2009 7:16 pm  

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