Germany

Slow Journey by Locomotive Train and Carriage

[ 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…

Germany

Another Cable Car

[ 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…

Germany

Bridge, Funicular and Affluent Residential Area

[ Sept.2015 ] We went to ride a funicular railway, which was situated away from the centre of Dresden in Germany. In this city, the tram network is developed very well, so it is easy…

Germany

Slow Boat Trip

[ 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 in…

Finland

Boat Trip on the Way Back

[ Aug.2015 ] We went to Porvoo, in Finland, from Helsinki by bus and came back by boat. In the leaflet, it said the tour takes 7 hours. The bus ride was about 1 hour,…

Calabria

Travel by train

[ July, 2015 ] The hotel person in Roccella Jonica in south Italy said ” This area is forgotten. You will see that if you see the train around here”. We took that train. What…

England

Going up the East Hill by the ‘lift’

[ June, 2015 ] After satisfactory lunch in Hastings in the south of England, we went up the East Hill by East Hill Lift.The station was just next to the restaurant.The lift is in fact…

Taiwan

Local line

[ May, 2015 ] From Jiufen in Taiwan, we took a local train to Shifen. We pushed our way onto the train at Ruifeng station, because we had learned that there were no reservations and…

Cyprus

Motorboat

[ Apr.2015 ] It was a very fine day next day and we spent all day in Paphos in Cyprus without going anywhere.When we were walking along the harbour area, we found a sign for…