"From the window of my Teleferique cabin"
From a pioneering venture in 1965 to a beautifully preserved modern-day attraction, The Telepherique of Lebanon is one of the oldest and most visited attraction in Lebanon. The Tour starts in the Maameltein area near Beirut City and takes you in 9 minites up to the Harissa mountain where Our Lady of Lebanon towers high above the Mediterranean bay of Jounieh. The slope can go up to 80% !! revealing slowly spectacular views over the surrounding landscape... (http://www.teleferiquelb.com/)
"Le Phare du Cap Ferret"
The first lighthouse at Cap Ferret was commissioned back in 1840. It had a height of 50 meters and a range of about 50 kilometers.
The one, we can visit today, has been completely rebuilt in 1947. From the top of its 258 steps, (no lift -:), the view of the Basin is impregnable: oyster parks, Île aux Oiseaux, the Dune Of the Pilat, the ocean ...(http://phareducapferret.com/)
The use of Lighthouses becomes scares. They were the first way for ships to identify hazardous areas and ports. Today, ships are equiped with modern positioning systems. Thus,there are only few maritime lighthouses that are still in service in the world, Including the one in Cap Ferret, at the entrance of the Bassin d'Arcachon, firing a red glow every five seconds !