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Cable Car, Lisbon

August 29

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A jam-packed cable car clacks over steep cobbled streets, bringing Lisboans downtown from Bairro Alto, the High Quarter, in 1965. The quarter’s multistoried 17th-century buildings were once the city’s tallest. The small vintage trams still operate today, navigating tight turns past markets, restaurants, and churches, sometimes getting caught in traffic jams.

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Posted by on August 29, 2013 in Things that make you go Hmmm

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