17 Wonderful Ways to Get Around The World (PHOTOS)

10/05/2010 08:11 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Imagine a time and place when a yellow cab, car or train wasn't the only way you could get from point A to point B...

Bikes in Beijing, gondolas in Venice. But outdoor elevators in Chile? Giant plastic balls in New Zealand, art-on-wheels in Pakistan?

Here are some fascinating means of transport from around the world, both old and new, quaint and crazy. Enjoy the ride!

17 Wonderful Ways To Get Around