Archive for April 30th, 2011

Bridge Over Troubled…?

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

Bridge Over Troubled... by Luna McCarthy

Visitors to Xela will see two such bridges including the one above, in Zone 1. Many a puzzled look usually crosses the travelers’ faces when they try to think of what purpose the bridges serve. When one asks the locals why the bridges are there, the usual explanation is that the bridges provide a walkway over the flooded street during the rainy season. With rainy season providing often torrential rains, it’s a wonder we don’t see these bridges all over the city.