Casa O Nascer Do Sol
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... have a long tradition of celebrating. Final year students wear white shirts and black suits, (trousers or skirts) and jackets and then carry a cane and top hat in their faculty colours, purple for pharmacy and gold for medicine etc, there are 9 faculties at Coimbra. Parties all week (and all night) long, the party venue was quite close to our apartment, but fortunately didn't disturb our sleep, even though it was still in full swing at ...
Michaela Hello! I know, we've been pretty slack in keeping you up to date lately.... Sorry. But Kathryn and I are currently separated for a few days while she goes off to join the sheep in Wales, and I'm enjoying the rocky beaches of Brighton. So I'll try and catch you up a bit... So we last left you when we were staying in our romantic getaway in Portugal. Oh it was everything we expected and more, just what we needed after hitting the cities in ...
... Gate. Sadly, Dictator Antonio Salazar tore down half of Coimbra's old town to build the halls of the new university. We took random cobbled lanes going back, but didn't get lost as long we kept choosing a lane going down. ;) We spent the afternoon people-watching in a square before heading to a Fado performance at 6. In Coimbra, the Fado singers are all men, students or former students. This is b/c ...
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... gelato shops). Not much chocolate in desserts, unless you buy American chocolate bars (which I do!). Sigh - a moment on my lips, forever on my hips. We're justifying all the carbs and sweets by telling ourselves we're getting lots of exercise. Hmmm. Today was a very cloudy and misty day. Quite a change from the beautiful hot day yesterday. We walked over to the morning market (Mercado Municipal), and wandered around the fruit, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking