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Monday, September 26, 2016

Baden-Baden: Merkur mountain/Баден-Баден: гора Меркур

Baden-Baden is a very scenic German spa town with rich history and culture. There is lots to see here, lots to do, food is good, but before we go walk around, let's take a tram to the top of the local mountain for a scenic view.

Баден-Баден это живописный городок горячих источников с богатой историей. Здесь в 19-м веке отдыхали разные русские писатели. Сейчас здесь довольно тихо, но все равно есть что посмотреть. До прогулки по городу прокатимся на фуникулере на местную гору.


The tram cars are pretty small.

Вот такие маленькие фургоны у фуникулера.


There is only one track, trams start simultaneously from the top and the bottom of the mountain.

Оба фуникулера одновременно начинают движение по одной колее с вершины и подножия горы.

There is a loop in the middle where the cars pass each other.

А в середине пути есть развилка где они объезжают друг друга.

Here is the view from the top.

Вид с горы.
Some people glide down the mountain using parachutes.

Планеристы пользуются горой в свое удовольствие.


Going down. Looks scary.

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