Public Transport

4

Public transport in Torino. For the trip back you can take the underground if you like, but I can’t do anything for you. I never used the underground.

To get around the city of Torino if you don’t have a car you have to use public transport, just like in other big cities. But in Torino this is an adventure. The underground isn’t very developed so you have to take the bus and sometimes the tramway. Bus lines are very long. Too long in fact. When you don’t live downtown, a bus journey can take almost an hour wherever you want to go. If you’re lucky you can take only one bus, if you’re not you can change 3 or 4 times… Before getting on the bus you have to buy a ticket because bus drivers don’t sell any.

No ticket machine at the bus stop, so you have to find an opened tobacconist in the area to purchase a ticket. When you’re going somewhere you must know how to get there. At the bus stop there’s only a list of all the bus stops (names and numbers), no map. Once you’re in the bus you have to pay attention to what’s going on outside if you don’t know very well the city because no list or map can help you from inside the bus. Be careful! You have to change for an other bus but you can’t find it… Wait, I get it. The GTT’s (Gruppo Torinese Trasporti) website told you that it was a bus but it’s not, it’s a tramway that comes directly from the 70’s. As orange and uncomfortable as at that time. You finally arrived safe and sound. For the trip back you can take the underground if you like, but I can’t do anything for you. I never used the underground. Good luck!

written by misskhali on 2009-12-05 in #world #locations #bus #lc-a-race-stage-7 #urban-adventures #torino #1984-dziga-vertov-team #public-transport #euro-team-2 #italy #tramway

4 Comments

  1. paramir
    paramir ·

    hi, great idea for a location review! beautiful images as well... well done

  2. nural
    nural ·

    Nice :)
    Sounds no different than Istanbul

  3. stouf
    stouf ·

    Love the first one !

  4. misskhali
    misskhali ·

    thank you!

More Interesting Articles

  • Sprocket Rocket: a Great Camera for Your Beach Life!

    written by sirio174 on 2014-07-09 in #reviews
    Sprocket Rocket: a Great Camera for Your Beach Life!

    If you are looking for a panoramic camera to document your adventures on the beach, you should try the Sprocket Rocket. It's easy to use, cheap, and can get you amazing results! In this article, you can see how I used this camera to document a short vacation in Liguria, from Varazze to Alassio. Take a look after the jump!

    1
  • So here’s what we’ve been working on: an all new lomography.com

    written by recurving on 2015-02-03 in #world #news
    So here’s what we’ve been working on: an all new lomography.com

    For the last year we've been working on the next version of Lomography. We based our work on the feedback you’ve given us over the years and we wanted to share it as early as possible with you and can’t wait to hear what you think. Just one warning first: it is still in development and things can break. All the photos, comments, likes, homes and everything else were transferred as of October 16th, 2014. So anything you do on next.lomography.com won't be reflected on www.lomography.com and vice versa. Once we are done with testing, everything you did here will be deleted again. So this is a big playground for you to explore.

    216
  • Photo of the Day by needle76

    written by Eunice Abique on 2015-03-12 in #world #news
    Photo of the Day by needle76

    Do you have anything planned for this weekend? How about a trip to the beach onboard this roomy van?

    2
  • Shop News

    Diana F+ Premium Glass Bundle

    Diana F+ Premium Glass Bundle

    Diana F+ and Diana+ 75mm Premium Glass Lens are now ready to give you the best shots with vignetting effects, crisp quality shots together with the signature dreamy appeal of the Diana! Save 15% on the Glass Lens in this Bundle!

  • The Magical Diana F+

    written by adi_totp on 2014-10-07 in #reviews
    The Magical Diana F+

    "Magical" here means that every time I use the Diana F+, the results are always beyond both my expectations and imagination. That's why I always use it when I feel like doing something different. It has never failed me since day one; I even always bring this camera during my trips!

    6
  • Il Giardino dei Tarrochi: A Lomographer’s Delight

    written by Sophia Schmitz on 2015-04-08 in #world #locations
    Il Giardino dei Tarrochi: A Lomographer’s Delight

    Of course, Italy makes a great destination for taking photos. But what if there was a place where you could find stunning motifs, impressive colors, and the ideal mixture of nature and arts all at once? What if I told you that there is a place like that: a garden full of art in the middle of nowhere?

    1
  • Wide Angle Photography Tips: Photographing Architecture with the Lomo LC-Wide

    written by sirio174 on 2014-06-06 in #gear #tipster
    Wide Angle Photography Tips: Photographing Architecture with the Lomo LC-Wide

    In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the fantastic Lomo LC-A, and while waiting for the new Russar+ lens, I'll dedicate this article to an awesome super wide-angle camera: my Lomo LC-Wide that I like to use in architecture photography. Here you can read some simple tips I used to take a series of photos in the modern city of Latina in the center of Italy.

    2
  • Shop News

    Immortalize your best shot on Aluminium!

    Immortalize your best shot on Aluminium!

    Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.

  • The Magic Yet To Come: Part 4

    written by Lomography on 2014-09-05 in #news
    The Magic Yet To Come: Part 4

    Read on dear friend and I will weave a story for you. There may be more questions than answers raised by this peculiar tale. But if it’s clarity you seek, have no fear, things will become clear in time (they always do, don’t they?). So rub the Sandman’s dust from your sleepy eyes and take a journey with me. If you think you have an answer when we reach the end, please do share it in the comments!

    8
  • How to Change Lenses with the Diana Baby 110

    written by chooolss on 2014-12-14 in #lifestyle
    How to Change Lenses with the Diana Baby 110

    It might not look like it, but the Diana Baby 110 is definitely more than it lets on. For example, did you know that you can alternate using 12mm and 24mm lenses with it? Find out how in this tutorial!

  • 12 Months, 12 Projects: February - Nighttime Traffic

    written by Maaike van Stratum on 2015-03-11 in #world #lifestyle
    12 Months, 12 Projects: February - Nighttime Traffic

    My list of resolutions for 2015 consists of 12 projects, one for every month. In February, I wanted to take one of those long exposure night shots of traffic. You know the type: nighttime cityscape, with bright red and white stripes where traffic passes. I love those shots, but I had never gotten around taking one.

    3
  • Shop News

    LC-A Iblazr Bundle

    LC-A Iblazr Bundle

    Start capturing images even in low-light conditions with this bundle you can create your own combination of LC-A camera and Iblazr flash. And save 20% off!

  • New Talent Wanted – Lomography Hong Kong is hiring Gallery Store Manager

    written by edwinchau on 2014-06-11 in #news
    New Talent Wanted – Lomography Hong Kong is hiring Gallery Store Manager

    Passionate about Lomography and anything analogue? Are you good at retail business? Do you love Lomography? How would you like to join the Lomography Team in Hong Kong?

  • Lubitel 166+: Lubitel is for Lovers+

    written by adi_totp on 2014-09-05 in #reviews
    Lubitel 166+: Lubitel is for Lovers+

    Lubitel for lovers+. You're probably wondering, "Why is there a '+'?" It's to describe and expand a whole new definition of the Lubitel - in this case, this camera is not only for lovers literally, but also for anyone who loves to shoot portraits, street scenes, objects, and the skies. Do you love to take photos of your lover, your dear friend, your lovely family, your pet, or at the streets? This camera can be used in ALL situations. You can shoot everything that you love with it!

  • LC-A Goes To: Cesena and Cesenatico

    written by sirio174 on 2014-06-18 in #world #locations
    LC-A Goes To: Cesena and Cesenatico

    If you want to spend a weekend near the sea but do not want to restrict yourself to the usual routine consisting of the hotel and the beach, I recommend taking a trip to Cesena and Cesenatico, two towns located on the Adriatic coast of central Italy. I did mine by combining sunbathing and cultural excursions.This was documented with my trusty Lomo LC-A. Have a look!

    1