Hotel D. Luis
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Multilingual staff
- Conference facilities
- Banquet room
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... day so we surfaced late before setting off to walk around the old town. Portugal (and Spain for that matter) doesn't start to move until about 10 o' clock and sure enough from 10 onwards the shutters on the shop windows began to go up and the city showed signs of waking up.
We had a good look at the cork products and Sue bought a handbag and some gifts. So it was a laid back morning and early afternoon. We felt we should really do something ...
So we are sitting in a seedy Porto cafe eating de nata custard tarts waiting for a train to Coimbra. Porto has been a delectable place to stop and relax post Camino, we toured multiple port caves and more importantly sampled the wares. Decidedly Porto truly is a great place to drink port and furthermore to eat Portugese food. Speaking of which apparently if you ever come to Porto you apparently shouldn't leave ...
After breakfast I take a walk down to see the archway we had had to negotiate yesterday in the car. I also climb up on to the city wall. No handrails or safety barriers. Its great. We check out. The road out of the walled village isn't as bad as the way in. The main difficulty is getting the throngs of tourists to get out of the way so we can get past. Its motorway all the way to our next stop, Coimbra. We are staying at ...
... find a campsite in Mira were difficult as the coast road is about 3km in from the coast and all the land to the coast is a giant forest of scrawny trees and terrible roads. The satnav sent me on one that a sherman tank would struggle with. Only leave the main roads running parallel to the sea as close to your target as possible. A good map is a long way better than satnav in those roads.
Our hot afternoon efforts were ...
... come to Portugal to enjoy the attractions.) The university library was amazing it holds over 5500 books and has a prison in the basement (be careful of late dues). We also tour two other university buildings. Supper was at Solar do Bacalhau, where we had the best meal so far. We are now sitting in an outdoor patio next to the Santa Cruz church enjoying a drink (11:35 pm). We arrived back at our hotel just after ...