Crossing the Danube at night

Selected photos taken at the Galati ferryboat crossing over the Danube River, in Romania. The atmosphere, the lights, the machinery, it all makes it look and feel like an otherworldly experience -- a sensation which is all the more pressing if you've just been driving all day and you are exhausted. While it's interesting to [...]

Another point of view about ferryboats

Nowadays, people think a ferry is a romantic way to get over a river, but in the 1930s, during the Great Depression, people used to think otherwise. For a great look back in time, watch "Bridge Ahoy", a Popeye cartoon released on May 1, 1936. In it, Bluto overcharges passengers for rides on his ferry, [...]