30 of the coolest ways to travel and move around
From point A to point B not as all!
Once people to get from point a to point B, could rely only on their feet. Then they tamed the first of the large animals, then came up with the brilliant invention of the wheel. And since mankind does not cease to make attempts to improve the methods of movement and travel.
Since then we have come a long way, isn’t it? Now we have access to dozens of different kinds of vehicles, from super-fast elevators to the giant cruise liners, from the cable cars to large ferries, which can fit even trucks.
Let’s look at the most amazing, the most stunning ways to get from point a to point B.
Despite the fact that each of these methods of transportation available to anyone, do not need special certification or special permissions to test you will need the most important pass – bills. Sometimes a lot of bills.
These new submarines can sail on one of the most beautiful ocean tourist destinations to choose from, such as Hawaii, GUAM, Cozumel, Aruba and the Cayman Islands. Submarines Atlantis is designed to dive to a depth of over 30 metres and can carry up to 48 passazhirov.
A bit old school with caravans drawn by horses. Unlikely caravan rides can be compared with the efficiency of travel with modern ways to travel, but how much fun you can get.
By the way, the stage-coaches equipped with all available conditions for a long journey. Quadruple cabin-the carriage includes a kitchen and a bedroom.
A bit more modern way to fly to the moon. The plane developed by Virgin Galactic to travel outside of Earth’s atmosphere illustrates the distant or near future of travel.
Extremely – cool is the first class
Perhaps you could rent your own private jet, but when it comes to traveling in luxury, simply go aboard a Boeing 777 of Emirates.
Nearly four meters of personal space with knowledge of the case with Mercedes-Benz. Double bed, a leather reclining chair and four window with moving clouds behind them. What else do you need for a great trip around the world?
Terra Bus, Canada
This most unusual bus made in calgary. There are 20 copies of all terrain Terra bus Bus Ice Explorer and almost all of them are serving on the glaciers of Canada.
Designed specifically for travel on a glacier, a six-wheeled bus with a length of 15 meters is not only bad tires and all-wheel drive system, but also a very powerful motor, capable of transporting a large vehicle with 56 passengers on Board from ice, mud, sand, snow and even quagmire.
Railway branch line opened in 1875 as the second oldest underground urban rail line in the world.
In Turkey there is still this mostly inclined funicular. During the trip you will pass 554 metres to the tram, with climb to a height of 61 meters on the slope to 15%.
This historic trip – now with updated rolling stock-takes less than two minutes.
The Shinkansen, Japan
Original high speed trains “bullet” (Shinkansen) could reach speeds of 320 km/h. These rapid wingless planes began to fly across the country in 1964. Since then, the network of high-speed W/d paths has grown considerably and now recites almost 3,000 km of flat straight which chase trains, transporting passengers where they want to go.
The most popular destinations from Tokyo to Osaka and from Tokyo to Nagano.
On the busiest high speed lines in the world may rush hour could pass up to 12 trains in 60 minutes, carrying up to 1,300 on each train.
Escalator “to heaven” Umeda, Japan
Two 40-storey skyscraper that make up the ensemble of buildings of Umeda Sky in Osaka, Japan, has the highest escalator in the world. Moving walkways hovered at 167 metres above the ground. You probably should not use them to those people who have the height dizzy.
Ice Angel, Wisconsin
When the water of lake superior freezes over completely, the residents of Madeline island, Wisconsin, can benefit not only from their cars to overcome the icy obstacles, but to get in the boat with a thrust on the air screws.
Especially helps the ship in the autumn/spring thaw and slush when the ice is not yet fully bound water of the lake, but conventional ferries already useless.
Can carry up to 22 passengers.
“Cruise ship” cargo ship
To ride on this giant, not enough to be just a rich man. You need to be a real sailor, since we are talking about real cargo ships. They look clumsy, but every one of them can easily take on Board a few “Titanic”. For one of them to come to the port to see the real city on the water.
The world’s only hovercraft delivers mail
On the cable car over the abyss, Canada
“The world is not enough”
“Symphony of the seas”: a Passenger liner
Escalator, Hong Kong
Ferris wheel, London
Shanghai Maglev train, China. The magnetic levitation train
The Airship Airlander 10
Cable car to ekstremalov, Alaska
Cabrio Stanserhorn, Switzerland
The TRANS-Siberian railway
All citizens of Russia and guests of our country know a very popular tourist route. Six days on the road more than 9.2 thousand km.
The only overland railway route that crosses the country, eight time zones, passing through two continents and staying in 87 cities.
Elevator Burj Dubai
Ride to the top of the Burj Dubai in the United Arab Emirates will take time, since we are talking about the elevators in the tallest building in the world.
Everything here is not as ordinary houses. You just can’t get into the Elevator on the ground floor and reach the last, 163 floors, swinging somewhere in the 640 metre between heaven and earth. There is no need to change a lot of elevators out of 57 submitted.
This miracle of technology, built by Otis, will raise you to the top with a speed of 10 m/s.
Koenigsegg Agera RS
And with that Hypercam is not one Elevator in the world can not be compared, because it is a “killer” Bugatti Chiron – the Koenigsegg Agera RS.
Of course for longer trips this car is not designed but where is he to go far if this machine can accelerate to 454 km/h! Faster than any other car in the world.
Under the makeshift hood is a 5.0-liter V8, and the price tag makes the cost of the device is 1.7 million dollars.
International balloon festival, new Mexico
Of course, the movement of the hot air balloon is one of the most romantic ways of traveling. But when the air shoots from 750 giant colorful aeronautic apparatus, for the romance added another piece of the puzzle indescribable beauty and grandeur.
London Underground, London
The oldest subway in the world in 2020 will have modern rolling stock. They say that these trains will be the most innovative in the world.
Among the aerodynamic design of Wi-Fi networks and air conditioners immediately, you notice one item that will change the essence of the movement under the earth in the future trains will make Autonomous.
Escalators in the Department store, Shanghai
Here is another type of escalator. It is located in the building Department in Shanghai. He’s not the tallest or fastest in the world, it just curved. 12 pieces of spiral escalators were designed and built by… Mitsubishi.
Sailing Yacht “A”
Very wealthy Russian, Andrey Igorevich Melnichenko must be very fond of sailing. His boat is one of the largest projects of this class in the world. The length of the steel casing 142 meters, the height match is the envy of any filibuster is 91 meters.
The deck even has a helipad, so at any moment to leave on important business matters. The cost of the “akhtachi” – $450 million* the Ship is able to accelerate to 40 km/h with a tail wind and work the motor system.
*I wonder what this boat is worth a third of the cost of the tallest skyscraper in the world – “Burj Khalifa”, which according to Wikipedia cost about $1.5 billion.
Cable Car “Ba Na Hill”, Vietnam
Just the longest ropeway in the world. It stretched over a very scenic spots for 5.4 km. the speed of the cabin is 5.7 metres per second.
12 decks, including a six-deck vehicles can accommodate more than 2 thousand passengers, 1.342 cars and 240 trucks. The ferry runs on the crossing between Dublin and Holyhead. Of course, if you want to pretend you are on a cruise ship, not ferry, you can visit the cinema, go to a bar, go shopping and eat in different restaurants on Board.
Airbus 380-800 is a very large passenger plane. On average, can carry of the order of 544 passengers, but is capable of and records – maximum load of 853 people.
The Airbus uses a lot of modern aluminum alloy in the wings and in the fuselage, it applied composite materials, which help to lower all and to improve the strength characteristics.
Length – 71 m, range of flight – 15 thousand km without refueling.