Tag: funicular

Nature Calls… & the Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains is a mountain range located in New South Wales, Australia, and it’s a popular attraction for tourists in Sydney. Although to me, the scenery is not the most jaw-dropping sight as compared with other famous scenic sites in the world, the mountain has its own specialty and a coal mining history that hold dear to the native Australian. The Blue Mountains was named for a reason – Do you know why the Blue Mountains are blue?

Christchurch, Reviving.

Christchurch is known as the “Garden City” due to its warm weather, abundance sunshine, flower beds and an expansive Botanic Garden. the city center of Christchurch was devastated of being the epicenter of an earthquake in 2011, and it might take a long time for the restoration work to be done. Hopefully it will recover very soon!

History, Culinary, Art and Wine in Porto

Unlike many Europe cities, Porto is hilly. Although it doesn’t has a spectacular harbor view from the peak like Hong Kong, it has a double-deck iron bridges that spans the Duoro River. Standing on the hundred-year-old Dom Luis I bridge I could view seagulls soaring freely over the body of water, and layers and layers of houses making a concerted effort to Porto’s spectacular skyline.