- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Today we left Lisbon and headed south to Portugal's third largest city, Evora. Evora became a Roman outpost in the 2nd Century BC, and was subsequently controlled by the Visogoths, Moors, reconquered by the Portuguese, the Spanish, and again by Portuguese. But as with most OAT trips it is never a simple journey from point a to point b. There are always opportunities for learning and discovery along the way. ...
... buildings. Went into one hotel and it is absolutely beautiful how they incorporate the old with the modern. Prices for food is very reasonable. For dinner we had hot pasta salad with a glass of wine and coffee for nine dollars each. Again very few tourists around even though the weather is good, which makes it feel that we are intrepid explorers. Which we are not, more like tepid explorers. Even got the ...
... horses is just the stallions are ridden and mares are for breeding. The stallions were kept inside all day. Two of fellows of the youngsters were lots of fun, esp. the young Frenchman the other fellow was from Australia and I did enjoy them. The work was easy. I took a bus from Coruche to Evora and am now having lunch. Also, the farm ran on a generator but only at night and dinner was ...
... supporting columns meet the vaulted roof line, evidenced a certain architectural flair.
In fact the Capela dos Ossos is only a side chapel of Evora's Church of St. Francis (hence the church of the Franciscan monks who gathered the bones five centuries ago), a very large church which is undergoing massive renovation currently, in part funded by the proceeds from the admission fee for the Chapel of Bones.
... the room. While the rest of the campus is probably a lot more modern, the classrooms in the old building were small. They reminded me more of a primary school than a university. For dinner, we came back to Lisbon and ate at a restaurant called Laurentina. They specialize in Bacalhau or cod. Salted cod is Portugal's national dish. We ordered two dishes. Bacalhau in cream sauce and sliced Bacalhau. The sliced Bacalhau was cooked in olive oil and it was sitting in lots of ...