Tug of war contest to straighten and tension the thicker ropes for rebuilding the bridge, Q'eswachaka , Canas province , Peru
When the thick ropes are finished, teams from the communities engage in an informal tug of war contest to straighten out the ropes and apply tension to them. There is quite a bit of competition between the communities to see who can make the best ropes in the quickest time. These thick ropes are then used to make the main foundation ropes for the bridge.
Photograph ID: Qeswachaca2010D122
Photo © James Brunker, Magical Andes Photography 2010
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Photograph size: 21.4 Mpixels (61.1 MB uncompressed) - 5661x3774 pixels (18.8x12.5 in / 47.9x32.0 cm at 300 ppi)
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