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Vintage postcards of San Francisco reveal the city’s early cable cars, amusement parks, and the ‘Painted Ladies’

Some of San Francisco's early attractions, like amusement parks and most of the structures built for a world's fair, have been lost to time.

Vintage postcards of San Francisco reveal the city’s early cable cars, amusement parks, and the ‘Painted Ladies’

Some of San Francisco's early attractions, like amusement parks and most of the structures built for a world's fair, have been lost to time.
A composite image showing the view from Medellín's cable cars and one of the carriages riding past.

Here’s what it’s like to ride Medellín’s famous cable car system, which helped transform the Colombian city from the world̵...

The Colombian city of Medellín sprawls up the side of the Andes mountains, and cable cars connect once-isolated neighborhoods to the city center.

Disney World visitors had to be rescued from the park’s new ‘Skyliner’ cable-car during its first week of operation

Some passengers had to wait more than 3 hours to be rescued from gondolas high above Disney World, in the first week of the new system's operation.
Riding up the Monserrate Hill with a funicular in Bogotá, Colombia

I took a 90-year-old funicular 10,300 feet above sea level in Bogotá — here’s what it was like

One of Bogotá's signature tourist destinations is the Monserrate.