viernes, abril 30, 2010
Bridge General Rafael Urdaneta or bridge on the lake, as it is called, crosses the narrowest part of Maracaibo lake in Zulia state and connects Maracaibo city with the rest of the country.
The bridge was designed by Ricardo Morandi and was constructed between 1958 and 1962. It's 8678 m long and it was built very high. It is exactly 60 high so the largest vessels can pass beneath it.
This bridge has numerous lights, the most in Latin America and the third in the world. If you go there at night, the view is like magic because it looks like a huge candy monster, and it has many differents colors. When I was there, I felt an indescriptible emotion because it is truly impressive and really gigantic.
If you plan a trip to Venezuela, I recommend that you visit this famous place, I'm sure that you will never forget it.