Millau

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Featured above is the Millau Viaduct that spans the valley of the river Tarn.  Designed by the French structural engineer Michel Virlogeux and British architectNorman Foster, it is the tallest bridge in the world with one mast’s summit at 343.0 metres (1,125 ft) above the base of the structure.

The World’s Highest - III

Millau, Southwestern France - April 2012

This viaduct is indeed the world’s highest bridge (when it comes to the pilars’ height, but not the road’s). It was built because French people just love spending their summer holidays on the South East coast a little too much, and the traffic created huge jams through the small town of Millau :D Now the highways goes straight, avoiding the village down in the valley, and it looks really really cool!

Some personal news…I’ve got one day left in my 1st week in my new job, and tomorrow night marks the beginning of a 3-day weekend!!! YAY!! I’ll be going to an antique plane show on Saturday, and I need to work on my shots for the next edition of the Twelve Views One World which will soon be published !!! Plus a good friend asked me to do a shot for her blog (about luxury, in French only), so I need to think of something for that too!!!

And I need to sleep and catch up on my episodes of Games of Thrones…that’s going to be one busy weekend!