Slow journey by locomotive train and carriage
Germany

Slow journey by locomotive train and carriage

Miranda

[ Sept.2015 ] From the station called Radebeul Ost in the suburbs of Dresden, you can take a narrow gauge steam locomotive railway.It started operating in 1884 and now the locomotive engine made in 1950s is working there.The train went slowly, 30km/h in the peaceful countryside.It must have been an essencial line for citizens in …

Another cable car
Germany

Another cable car

Miranda

[ Sept.2015 ] There is another cable car in Dresden in Germany.To be accurate, this one is a suspension railway and it was opened in May, 1901.An engineer in Cologne invented it and it is the oldest of its kind in the world.There was a observatory at the station on top of the hill and …

Bridge, funicular and affluent residential area
Germany

Bridge, funicular and affluent residential area

Miranda

[ Sept.2015 ] We went to ride a funicular railway which was situated away from the centre of Dresden in Germany.In this city tram network is developed very well, so it is easy to move around as long as you have got the transport map.Before the ride, we crossed a brige, which was an attraction …

Slow boat trip
Germany

Slow boat trip

Miranda

[ Aug.2015 ] After enjoying the wonderful view of Bastei, we came down to the river.The weather was too good to go back to Dresden, so we decided to take a boat going to the opposite direction.The boat which picked us was a steamship called Pirna, which was made in 1898.It seemed that they modernised …

Taking Funicular Railway Again
Germany

Taking Funicular Railway Again

Miranda

[July, 2011] When I see a funicular railway, I always want to ride.Here in Heidelberg in Germany, you need to take two different cable-cars to get to the top of the hill called Konigstuhl.The lower one is metallic and looks very modern, while upper one is wooden and historical.Both lines seem to have more than …