Fado & historic cars

Back in Lisbon we visited a classic cars exhibition, took the cable car along the Tejo river and attended a Fado show at a wellknown restaurant.

Doppelmayr cable car along the Tejo river

Great view from the cable car
On a poster in Lisbon we saw that there was classic car exhibition just this weekend. So we took the metro to get to the modern exhibition area a little bit at the outskirts of Lisbon. There were a lot of different cars on display, some for purchase some just presented by their proud owners. Edi was in his element!
The very modern exhibition halls of Lisbon
Early fire fighter command car
What´s wrong with this 911?

Nice Bully!

Cordy´s choice
Rallye 190 SL used @ Rallye Monte Carlo 2010 #322
HONDA 750 Four, the nightmare of Triumph, Norton and BMW in the 70s
On the way to the Fado Restaurant

Hard to find, expensive, but well recommended

We had managed to book a table at Restaurante Senhor Vinho, which is
known as one of the best Fado restaurants in Lisbon. After dressing up
for the event we took again the ferry over the river, hopped on a bus
and then walked up the hill until we found the restaurant. The food was
excelent, we had rice with fish for two which was really delicious.

Expecting a nice evening

Traditional rice with fish

When two men, one with the typical portuguese 12 string guitar and one
with a normal guitare take their places, the light is dimmed and the
service stops. Then the singer appears and they perform maybe 5 songs
before they disappear again. The lights go on and the service continues.
This happens a couple of times with the same musicians but different
singers. I wasn’t sure I would like Fado music as I thought it would be
very sad, but I was wrong and I found the music very good especially
with the expressive performance of the singer.
Fadista, the forbidden picture (fotos not allowed)
Late at night we walked through the cobbled streets down to the river, took a tram and finally we took the ferry again until we reached our Cochecito in the wee hours. What a great evening!
Flower of the day

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