‘lift’
Chile

‘lift’

Miranda

[ Dec.2015 ] There are many hills in Valparaiso in Chile.There are also many 'lifts' to go up and down the hills, too.They call them 'lifts', but in fact they are funiculars.According to our tour…

Long journey
Spain

Long journey

Miranda

[ Dec.2015 ] This photo is the ceiling of Madrid airport which I talked about in the past, too.I am always impressed by this stylish design.This time, we arrived here very late at night as…

Boat trip
Italy

Boat trip

Miranda

[ Oct.2015 ] Lake Como in north Italy is a scenic spot. During summer there are many sight seeing boats, but not in winter. Usually, the summer timetable finishes at the end of October, but…

Ride on a gondola
Italy

Ride on a gondola

Miranda

[ Oct.2015 ] We had a ride on a gondola again in Venice.We were four this time and the gondolier told the heavier men to sit on one side, so the boat leaned which made…

Water taxi
Italy

Water taxi

Miranda

[ Oct.2015 ] From the central station in Milan we took a fast train called Frecciabianca to Venice.The last time I went there was three years ago, but it was the first time for some…

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…

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…

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…

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