The Unique Modes Of Public Transport From Around The World

The Unique Modes Of Public Transport From Around The World

An infographic published by GoCompare.com has outlined the different modes of public transport from around the world. So if you’re wondering what’s

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An infographic published by GoCompare.com has outlined the different modes of public transport from around the world.

So if you’re wondering what’s the best way to get from A to B? There are more options out there than just taxis.

From modified military vans and camel buses to toboggan rides and auto rickshaws, many modes of transport around the world aren’t just functional – they’re also fascinating cultural experiences too.

In Egypt, for example, a felucca can be used. Feluccas are a traditional wooden sailing boat powered entirely by wind.

feluccas

In Thailand, songthaews are a part-bus part-pickup truck that offer seating inside the vehicle, or a small platform on the back to cling onto.

sonthaews

In the Netherlands, the amfibus is able to drive both on the road and across the river.

amfibus

And if you’re feeling a little adventurous? You’ll be in good company in Madeline Island, USA, where you can skate over the surface of a frozen lake in an ice angel.

Scroll down for 15 of the more unusual modes of transport from around the globe:

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