Tag Archive: fado


In the summer I visited Lisbon. And just two weeks ago I returned from Cumbria, Great Britain. I showed you some pictures of both regions.

During my visit to England, I watched not only the BBC news, but also BBC Alba. Alba is an ancient name for Scotland. And I saw, and heard, a lot of Gealic. And didn’t understood one word. My roommate was half Scottish, but he had the same problem. Not one word.

But how we loved that language!

Although it sounds rather ridiculousness, I really think there are links between Gaelic music and the Portugese Fado. Sang from the heart. The “pain”,  The rythm. The…

Amalia Rodrigues, Dulce Pontes, Kathleen MacInnes, Julie Fowlis,  Portugal, Scotland, Braga, Alba.

Lisboa (fado)

I love this country, I love this city.

The people, the music, the “Tristesse”, Amália Rodriques, Prego (a beef sandwich), Marquis de Pombal (the guy who designed the streets of Lisbon after the earthquake of 1755), the Botanical Garden, Dulce Pontes, etc. etc.

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