Pasighat-My love of a lifetimes….

Fishing At Oyan River, NH 52

Fisherman at Oyan river at Oyan Village

Revisited view from Ranaghat Bridge, Siang River, Pasighat

view from Ranaghat Bridge, Siang River, Pasighat
view from Ranaghat Bridge, Siang River, Pasighat

Pasighat to Bodak and Pangin-Proposed DAM site by jaypee group

dam proposed dam site by jaypee group
dam proposed dam site by jaypee group-Pasighat, Bodak and Pangin
proposed dam site by jaypee group
the proposed dam site by jaypee group-East Siang

da proposed dam site by jaypee groupda proposed dam site by jaypee group

 

Mebo to Roing, On the tour

Mebo to Roing, On the tour.

Siang River and The Bridge, Pasighat

On the way to Siang River Bridge, Pasighat

On the way to Siang River Bridge, PasighatSiang Bridgenight view

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Siang Bridge view

Siang Bridge view

 

 

Exotic Location: EAST SIANG AND UPPER SIANG – SCENERIES

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EAST SIANG AND UPPER SIANG ARUNACHAL PRADESH 2
EAST SIANG AND UPPER SIANG ARUNACHAL PRADESH 2
EAST SIANG AND UPPER SIANG ARUNACHAL PRADESH INDIA

EAST SIANG AND UPPER SIANG ARUNACHAL PRADESH

Pasighat-East Siang SCENERIES

Roing to Mebo, East Siang, Arunchal Pradesh

Roing to Mebo, East Siang, Arunchal PradeshPasighat

suspension bridge at pangin

suspension bridge at pangin

 

the bend in the river siang

the bend in the river siang

 

Pasighat
Pasighat

Sunspension bridge at pangin near along And Pasighat-Arunachal Pradesh

1500 feets Suspension bridge at pangin

1500 feets Suspension bridge at pangin

Suspension bridge at PANGIN

 How do you cross a suspension bridge? Just walk across it, right? In theory, yes. In practice, a very different proposition to Cross a fifteen hundred foot long cane suspension bridge at Pangin– at least in the case of the one at Pangin, 29 kms from Aalo (formerly Along) on the way to Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh.

1500 feet suspension bridge at Pangin

Built for locals to cross over the fast flowing river Siang, just the sheer drop from the bridge to the river below can give one the creeps. When crossing it, the persistent wind drafts cause that pendulum swinging movement – something you feel only when you are actually on the bridge. What certainly doesn’t help matters is the state it is in: ground below (if you can call it that) is made of bamboo and some planks. All somehow put together but shaky in many parts. Non-existent in some. And looking like all coming apart. You don’t watch you footing and the leg could go through. No, it is unlikely you will take a plunge to the rapids below – the mesh holding it up looked sturdy – but a twisted ankle or a broken leg could well ruin your trip.
Did I get across? Yes. Surprisingly in only 7 minutes one way. Locals did much better. 3 minutes maximum. In flip-flops, not even sports shoes like me. With their backs holding up babies or loads of oranges in baskets.

 

sunspension bridge at pangin

sunspension bridge at pangin

 

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