Adam Harrower, horticulturist at Kirstenbosch who has been overseeing the construction of the Kirstenbosch Centenary Tree Canopy Walkway sent the following photos of the walkway under construction as well as an artist’s impression of the the walkway will look like once it has been completed.

 

For further details about the walkway as well as photographs taken while on a guided walk with Adam  through the arboretum where the walkway foundations are being laid see http://scenicsouth.co.za//2013/09/kirstenbosch-centenary-tree-canopy-walkway-is-snaking-ahead/

Artist's impression of the Kirstenbosch tree canopy walkway. Photo supplied by Adam Harrower of Kirstenbosch

Artist’s impression of the Kirstenbosch tree canopy walkway. Photo supplied by Adam Harrower of Kirstenbosch

 

Rails of walkway.Photo supplied by Adam Harrower of Kirstenbosch

Rails of walkway.Photo supplied by Adam Harrower of Kirstenbosch

tree canopy walkway of Kirstenbosch is like that of a snake's skeleton. Photo supplied  by Adam

The structure of the tree canopy walkway of Kirstenbosch is like that of a snake’s skeleton. Photo supplied by Adam Harrower of Kirstenbosch

 

More of the skeleton. Photo supplied by Adam Harrower of Kirstenbosch

More of the skeleton. Photo supplied by Adam Harrower of Kirstenbosch