Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Open, the new tram tracks

                          Alternative travel

The tram tracks have undergone an update and renovation during the closed winter period. General maintenance and shiny new cables, and paved and painted. A popular way for tourists to view the island, by tram all the way from Ramsey, through Laxey when you can depart for Snaefell Mountian, or continue on to Douglas. It's a long ride, so if you're in a hurry bus or car might be for you, but on a sunny lazy day, a slower ride through the Manx landscape might be the way to go. If you don't mind a bit of a chill sit in the outdoor car, as it's a great vantage point for photography. 

 Jane Hards Photography

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Ramsey Mom said...

I never use the tram hun. Too long.

Reader Wil said...

This must be an excellent way to explore The Isle of Mann!
Have a great week.

William Kendall said...

The photo ops sound worth it!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

I would love to explore your beautiful Island by tram. Heck, I'd love to explore it in any way at all. If only my wish for a magic carpet would come true!

Anonymous said...

It was you taking photos. Thanks hun

Gattina said...

We have all the repairs in summer which causes a big traffic jam everywhere !

Trubes said...

I remember travelling in the outdoor carriage when I was a child.....
Brrrr !
It was wet and windy and my brother and I moaned all the way to Douglas.
We were rewarded with a mug of Ovaltine and a Wagon Wheel chocolate biscuit, popular in the 50's,

best wishes,
ABCW team.

Anita (Rosy) said...

Never took a ride on top of open train before sounds really interesting tho.

Please check out my Letter O.

Su-sieee! Mac said...

Very cool composition. I'd take the adventure and vantage point for phototaking any day.


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