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Friday, December 29, 2006

One Way To The Old City


Photo Courtesy Christina Pereira


As mentioned earlier, Bergamo consists of the citta bassa, or low city, and the citta alta, the higher and older part of the city.
You can walk up, take a bus, or drive up - but the streets are very narrow in the old high city.
So, an alternative is to take the funicular, or "cog" railway. To climb up the tracks there is a toothed wheel under the train that helps the train crawl up and down the track.

6 Comments:

Blogger Ame said...

HI from Santa Clara, CA! =)

This is a beautiful shot...would love to visit there someday!

Take care!

3:53 PM  
Blogger Nikon said...

Hi,
Bergamo & Lombardy are great scenic areas. Don't miss them if you go to Italy!.

4:54 AM  
Blogger Meg in Nelson said...

Gee, and I've never seen this one before? Where was I all this time? Oh, head-in-sand....

2:12 AM  
Blogger Nikon said...

Hi Meg,
No you were just very tied up with your exhibit.
I just visited & you're into week 2 - I hope everyone is having fun.

2:11 AM  
Blogger calusarus said...

I like a lot this "no way", and funicular.

12:47 AM  
Blogger Kitty said...

What an interesting concept for a site! Actually, both your sites are very cool.

Are these your particular fascinations? Are you writing a book?

wonderful images!

8:16 AM  

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