The Te Rewa Rewa Bridge is one of the most recognizable landmarks in New Plymouth, New Zealand and a great example of functional art. I have read that the arcing support structure is meant to resemble a whales rib cage. I love the way that it frames the Mount Taranaki volcano in the distance.
The bridge is a part of the Coastal Walkway which is for pedestrians or cyclists. I love to ride bikes, but can’t justify taking my mountain bike over seas so one of my favorite things to do when traveling is to rent bikes and get lost on some pedestrian trails like the locals. Cycling is a great way to get to know a place. Jennifer and I did just that in New Plymouth, riding most of the Coastal Walkway.