Monday, July 9, 2012

Thematic Photographic 203: Transportation

Transportation: trains and boats and planes, and four-wheeled conveyances,
might be the first things you think of... Here are a few others.

In Turkey I could have ridden on a traditional horse and cart
Caravanseray

or on a camel
Aspendos

but Ataturk's car doesn't move very far these days
Mausoleum of Ataturk, Ankara

In Italy I saw some healthier options

Milan

Parma
Parma

But if you don't feel like peddling a bike
in Barcelona, there are plenty of cabs available!

Barcelona

"Music is a means of rapid transportation"
~ John Cage

Go to Written.Inc for more transporting

24 comments:

  1. Quite the variety you have here. :)

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  2. I don't know if I could have resisted the camel ride. Great array of transportation shots.

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    1. Cheers Max. I had no difficulty in resisting it...

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  3. Camel travel!

    I think I got a picture of some paddle boats at the golf course yesterday...
    ~

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    1. Yep - they look great all lined up like that...

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  4. Bravo, I'm pretty sure I'd attempt using all of these! I have to put something together too after work!

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    1. Thanks Karen... I can't compete with your cool shots ;)

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  5. I love those two photos of the cyclists with the arches - really good! But I don't somehow think the camel would be me!

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    1. I agree, Gilly - not my thing :)

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  6. great ways to get around! i think i'll stick with a bike...(or my legs)...although the camel looks like fun...a bike won't spit at me!

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    1. Yes they have a bad reputation, don't they?

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  7. I love your modes of transportation, there's some real adventurous ones here!

    Have a wonderful weekend!

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    1. Thanks darlin - glad you dropped by!

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  8. I'm afraid it's mostly legs for me but I do have a camel shot or two but never thought of them. It wasn't the cabs in Barcelona that caught my eye but those red bikes with a contraption at the back - they look like bikes for hire.

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    1. They are for hire, Bob - a great system. My son uses them all the time - you just swipe your card, then drop it off at another 'station' when you no longer need it.

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  9. beautiful.....


    (my bike's like the milan one)

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  10. Great photos, Alexia. What's the deal with the Barca bikes?

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    1. They have 'stations' of them all over the city, AK. You pay an annual fee, which is very small, and get a swipe card. When you want one you unlock it from the stand using the card, when you get to where you're going to return the bike to the nearest stand. It's an excellent system!

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