I will never complain about the rain again! The people who live here, cope with the rain constantly pouring down and they carry on with their daily lives. They don’t all hop in cars or on the bus…they walk…they use the forests to build bridges…for them, it’s just another day!
In a scene played out every weekday morning, students of the RCLP School in Nongsohphan Village, Meghalaya, India, cross a bridge grown from the roots of a rubber tree. In the relentless damp of Meghalaya’s jungles, wooden structures rot away too quickly to be practical. For centuries the Khasi people have instead used the trainable roots of rubber trees to “grow” bridges over the region’s rivers.
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