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Top 5 Most Innovative Forms of Transport Around the Globe Everywhere around the globe, the transportation industry has certainly come so far. Yet with all the latest automobiles invented today, there remain a few historical and ingenious vehicles that continue to be useful to many. Below are five examples: Traghetto (Venice)
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There are but three bridges that run along Venice’s Grand Canal, which stretches a full 3.5 kilometers. And traghetto is what gets you across. This is the gondola’s less pretty counterpart, a boat with no frills, carrying passengers from one side of the canal to the other for a very small fee. In any of the canal’s seven piers, you are sure to find a traghetto. Two oarsmen row the boat – one in front of the passengers and one at the back, as in the gondola.
A Quick Overlook of Transportation – Your Cheatsheet
Bamboo Train (Cambodia) As you can tell by its name, Cambodia’s bamboo train is a slapdash “train” made of a bamboo platform runs at 40 km/h on an electric generator engine while sitting inches above the railway tracks. Because the tracks are unmaintained, it makes for a bumpy ride, and sitting on a grass mat is the closest thing to luxury passengers can get. Fares are cheap, and the experience riding the nori, the local term for the vehicle, is one-of-a-kind for foreigners. Dog Sleds (Alaska) Picture yourself on a sledge on a white canvas of snow, huskies pulling you like those Christmas movies and all. In reality, this picture wouldn’t be so graceful. The ride will probably be bumpy, and there will be noise from the barking dogs. Nonetheless, your journey will still be a unique memory. This isn’t necessarily an everyday thing for locals, but for tourists, it is one very special ride. The best time for sledding in Alaska is from January to March, because a lack of snow during the summer will probably have you pulled on a sledge with wheels. Barco de Totora (Peru) Totora is a reed found in Peru, particularly on Lake Titicaca. A barco do totora is actually a boat made from bundles of dried reeds by a group of people known as Uros. This vessel, an icon of Peru, is another very unique form of transportation used to travel across Lake Titicaca. DUKW (London) DUKW, which is pronounced as “duck,” is an amphibious truck created by the American military during World War II. In Central London, you can ride a DUKW on a tourist service aptly called Duck Tours. This tour gives you a great view of the city’s famous landmarks before you go into the River Thames. As you can see, the seeds of the global transportation industry have not disappeared completely. They are still here for us to use and enjoy.

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