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Nov 14, 2019 - Up To Waterloo

Day 5 - Thursday 14th November The day started off with rain so it changed our plans a bit. We decided to drove up to have a look at the new Ascenseur Funiculaire that was built to replace the four original ones. This one works on a completely different system. There are still two giant steel containers that a barge sails into & once this is sealed in the whole thing is lifted straight up on a series of cables & counterweights. We were lucky enough to see the system work while we were there, twice. Unfortunately the visitor centre was...

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