A View to Know You’re Home


Bombing down the A63 in my small car or perhaps even gazing out of the train window as we go choo choo alongside the banks of the River Humber, there’s always one view to me that makes me think…


And here it is.

The Humber Bridgein all of its glory spanning the River Humber Estuary.

Opened in 1981, this single span suspension bridge, this once before largest bridge in the world (now currently 5th), connects the East Riding of Yorkshire with North Lincolnshire thus replacing the ferry service between Hull and New Holland.

If you look closely at the Humber Bridge when you visit, you can see that the towers are further apart at the top than at the bottom due to the curvature of the Earth. I always think that fact to be really interesting. Heck, even the curvature of the Earth is incredibly interesting!

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