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…

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…

Ukraine

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Switzerland

Necessity of the funiclar trains

Miranda

[February, 2011] The railway station of Lugano is far up on the hill and you have to go all the way down to the town itself.They use the funicular trains for that.It is nice and…

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