Transport in Portugal
Portugal

Transport in Portugal

Miranda

[December, 2011] To get to the pretty village Monsaraz in Alentejo, Portugal, you have to change bus at a town called Reguengos de Monsaraz.The local people pronounce the name of this town as if they…

A quaint lift
Portugal

A quaint lift

Miranda

This is an old lift called Santa Justa in the middle of Lisbon.When you are walking on the pedestrianised street, you will see this suddenly.Apparently it was build towards the end of the 19th century.The…

Tram No.28
Portugal

Tram No.28

Miranda

[December, 2011] The DIY walking tour in Lisbon starts at a square where you can reach by tram No.28.This tram is made up by one small old carriage, which is very pretty but powerful, too.It…

Long escalator which made me dizzy
Ukrain

Long escalator which made me dizzy

Miranda

[September, 2011] The escalator at metro in Kiev is endlessly long. The metro must be running very deep place. When I went up the escalator I felt a phobia. Because it is so long that…

The Journey to Milan
Switzerland

The Journey to Milan

Miranda

[July, 2011] From Freiburg in Germany to Milan in Italy, I planned to take two trains, changing once at Basel in Switzerland, arriving at Milan at around 11am.But when I got the Freiburg station very…

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…

Railway Journey Again
The Netherlands

Railway Journey Again

Miranda

[July, 2011] Last time when I went to Amsterdam, I missed the flight back home and had to buy another return ticket.So this time I used that return ticket to Amsterdam for a small trip…

On the way back
Italy

On the way back

Miranda

[May, 2011] I was worried that I might not be able to get the seat at window on the way back on the helicopter because more people were there at the airport.By getting on it…

Somewhere between clouds and the sea
Italy

Somewhere between clouds and the sea

Miranda

[May, 2011] From Foggia in Puglia, south Italy to Isole Tremiti, the islands in the Adriatic sea, I took a helicopter.Unfortunately when I flew, there were a lot of clouds, but because of that, I…

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