The new bridge at Ramotswa

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Bridges are very much my thing. That is, bridges which span rivers, which leap across gorges – not that we have any of those here - and bridges which carry railways.

But this, unfortunately, is not a great country for bridges.  Nor, like bridges, is it a great country for historic buildings which is another of my little interests - the oldest standing building of which I am aware dates back only to 1871.

But hold it, because right now it just happens that no less than three bridges are currently being constructed although absolutely no information has been provided about two of them which is odd, and no recent information has been provided about the other which is probably even odder. 

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