Monday, February 8, 2016
Today we went back over to the Belém district where we went on Saturday. We visited the modern art museum, Museu Coleçâo Berardo.
Then we went back to Pastéis de Belém for coffee and their yummy warm custard tarts.
For dinner we went back to Funil where we ate our first night in Lisbon. We started with vegetable soup. Duke had Bacalhau Rice. And I had steak and potatoes in a garlic sauce with an egg on top. We had their chocolate cake with raspberry sorbet for desert.
Tomorrow we rent a car and leave Lisbon.
Sunday, February 7, 2016
We did a lot of walking today. Both museums we visited were free because it is Sunday. First we walk about two miles over to the Museu Nacional du Azulejo. ( the Blue Tile Museum). We have seen blue tile in decoration all over Portugal. The museum started with the earliest tiles in the 1400s.
From there we walked down the waterfront and visited the Fado Museum. Fado is Portugal’s national music. The museum was great. It wet our appetites. We are going to try to make it to a Fado show tomorrow.
We took the metro back to our hotel On the way I got a better picture of a Lisbon tram.
For dinner we went to a Brazilian restaurant called Prazeres da Picanah. They serve Rodizio style. The pictures don’t do it justice but it was basically all you can eat meat and fried bananas and fried potatoes and fried pineapple. There was also a salad buffet but who wants to fill up on that. The meat was fantastic. As long as the block was green side up the food kept coming.