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  • n. Plural form of funicular.


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  • Topography and weather define Seattle's potential bike ridership, not the lack of infrastructure (that is unless they're thinking of doing some pretty major bike funiculars that I haven't heard of, and/or global warming sharply reduces the number of rainy days) joshuadf

    Mapping Seattle’s Bicycling Future « PubliCola

  • So for all of you daydreaming of 80-degree days spent hopping between ferries and funiculars on a single "Octopus" transit card, here's our short and saucy guide to the awesome transportation options of Hong Kong:

    Jaunted - The Pop Culture Travel Guide

  • Even “funiculars” up steep hillsides have platforms that are stepped into separate level platforms.

    Streetcar of Sam’s desire on track « Stephen Rees’s blog

  • Or hop on one of the three funiculars that take you steadily up some of Lisbon's steepest lanes.

    The Good Life

  • I look forward to riding the wonderous Lisbon public transit system trolleys and funiculars, hearing fado music, seeing authentic flamenco, and much, much more, including of course food.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • There were no ski lifts from Schruns and no funiculars, but there were logging trails and cattle trails that led up different mountain valleys to the high mountain country.

    A Moveable Feast

  • There were four sets of funiculars-tiny glass-enclosed bubbles within which as many as six people could sit facing inward, hanging by what looked to Nangi to be a slender piece of steel from the cable line.

    The Miko

  • You see before you, madam, a man utterly weary of the week-end riverside hotels of the Euphrates, the minstrels and pierrots on the sands of the Persian Gulf, the toboggans and funiculars of the Hindoo

    Back to Methuselah

  • But to how things might look from a balloon, or under a microscope, that man did not give one thought, any more than to how they might look after a hundred years of tramways and funiculars or how they had looked before thousands of years of volcanic and glacial action.

    The Beautiful An Introduction to Psychological Aesthetics

  • The practical man on the hill, and his scientific companion, (who is merely, so to speak, a man _unpractically_ concerned with practical causes and changes) do not thoroughly see the shapes of the landscape before them; and still less do they see the precise shape of the funiculars, tramways, offices, cheques, volcanoes, ice-caps and prehistoric inhabitants of their thoughts.

    The Beautiful An Introduction to Psychological Aesthetics


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