Riwai Village located in the East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya, the village offers picturesque natural beauty, a trek to the living root bridge. This “Living Root Bridge” carbon dated to 1100 years back are a testimony to the far-sighted vision of past generations. Meghalaya’s double-decker and single-decker root bridges are unique in the world and are a sight to behold. The bridges are tangles of massive thick roots, which have been intermingled to form a bridge that can hold several people at a time. Khasi people have been trained to grow these bridges across the raised banks of streams to form a solid bridge, made from roots. The living bridges are made from the roots of the Ficus elastica tree, which produces a series of secondary roots that are perched atop huge boulders along the streams or the riverbanks to form bridges. Read More: https://bit.ly/3gusn4W

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