Man ties rope to one of the main foundation ropes once it is in position so it can be tensioned, Q'eswachaka , Canas province , Peru
Once the foundation ropes are in position this man ties a rope to each of them in turn. Teams of men on each side of the bridge then haul the ropes to the correct tension.
Photograph ID: Qeswachaca2010D320
Photo © James Brunker, Magical Andes Photography 2010
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Photograph size: 20.3 Mpixels (58.1 MB uncompressed) - 5520x3680 pixels (18.4x12.2 in / 46.7x31.2 cm at 300 ppi)
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