List Of Unusual Modes Of Transportation From Across The

Coco Taxi, Cuba

Coco Taxi, Cuba

1) Coco Taxi, Cuba:

Cute little Coconut-shaped taxis in Cuba are used as taxis and public transport since 1990 and they can accommodate 2-3 people at once. You can majorly find these taxis on roads in Havana, Trinidad, and Varadero. The coco taxi is a small, three-wheeled motorcycle that you can rent from any hotel or guesthouse in Havana and they are especially popular with tourists as they are so much fun to ride! There are two types of Cocotaxi, one is black, which is for locals and another is yellow which is for tourists to see the beautiful city.

Jeepney- Manila, Philippines

Jeepney- Manila, Philippines

2) Jeepney- Manila, Philippines:

Jeepneys are small, boxy vans that have been used as public transportation in the Philippines since the 1950s. The name “jeepney” comes from the American military vehicle known as the Willys MB or Jeep. The name became popular after World War II when Filipinos were given military jeeps by the U.S., which they called “jeepneys.” These vehicles have been around since World War II when the US military brought them to the Philippines.

Party bike- Amsterdam, Netherlands

Party bike- Amsterdam, Netherlands

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3) Party bike- Amsterdam, Netherlands:

The world’s most unusual mode of transportation is a party bike. Though its actual purpose is not transport. The party bike is a unique way to get around Amsterdam. You can get alcohol on this ride and enjoy it with strangers or with your friends on wheels. It will be like a small party with your friends in front of everyone. Soon after the concept of party bikes in Amsterdam, many other countries like the USA, Germany, and New Zealand also showed interest in keeping such part bikes in their countries.

Toboggan run- Madeira, Portugal

Toboggan run- Madeira, Portugal

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4) Toboggan run- Madeira, Portugal:

Just to travel 2 km downhill from Madeiran Monte to Livramento, Funchal this unique mode of transport originated in the 19th century. This is a cart-like vehicle that is driven by two drivers on the back side managing the ride. As we are moving more towards development and technology, nowadays this ride is majorly there as a tourist attraction on which you can sit and experience this unique ride for 10 min as the distance from Madeiran Monte to Livramento, Funchal.

Norry (bamboo train), Cambodia

Norry (bamboo train), Cambodia

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5) Norry (bamboo train), Cambodia:

For centuries, the average Cambodian has traveled by Norry, which is a bamboo train having nothing but just bamboo sticks together placed together as a platform on wheels. Thanks to the small machines because earlier they used to push it forward manually. It has a similar track as railways, bamboo trains got popular among locals because of the irregularities in Train. Though the speed of these bamboo trains is very slow, as a tourist it will be once in a lifetime experience for you should.

Indian Coracle, India

Indian Coracle, India

6) Indian Coracle, India:

Coracle boats are very unique round shape boats used by so many countries for ages in the world including, the United Kingdom, Ireland Vietnam, and India. In India, you can find these boats not in all regions, but specifically in Hampi, Coimbatore, Hogenakkal, etc. These boats were originally designed by Indian fishermen who needed something that was both cheap and easy to use. They were then adapted for use by other people looking for something similar but without having to worry about the costs involved with purchasing one of these boats.

Barco de Totora- Lake Titicaca, Peru

Barco de Totora- Lake Titicaca, Peru

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7) Barco de Totora- Lake Titicaca, Peru:

In Peru’s Lake Titicaca, you can find the Barco de Totora. The Barco de Totora is a traditional boat used by the native people of Lake Titicaca to transport goods from one side of the lake to another. The boats are made out of totora reed, a plant that grows in the lake. The boats can be up to 10 meters long and can carry up to 20 people at once. The boat was originally used for fishing and transportation on the lake. But nowadays, it is used as a tourist attraction as well.

Suspension Railway- Wuppertal, Germany

Suspension Railway- Wuppertal, Germany

8) Suspension Railway- Wuppertal, Germany:

Being the oldest electric elevated railway in the world, the Wuppertal suspension railway is a cable-driven funicular railway that has hanging cars/trains and runs through the city of Wuppertal in Germany. It was opened in 1901 and still, nearly 70,000 locals use it for their daily commute in that area. It does offer beautiful city sights.

Conclusion:

Across the globe, people do need some different kinds of transport to travel from one place to another which will be compatible with their needs and location. They do have unique modes of transport for making their life easy. These unique modes of transport are not as famous as places, and carriages but still serve their purpose and make it worth it for the locals to use them.

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