Travel Blogs from Luso
... 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 ...
... in our cosy little cottage in the middle of nowhere, that we were to call home for the next few nights. Much relaxing and beauty sleep was undertaken. We even managed to fit in a hike through the country, falling upon the most amazingly constructed board walk that stretched across a fair length of the river. Kathryn of course took the opportunity to strip down and take a dip, giving not a single worry to the near bye houses over looking the river... ...
... sided square whose fourth opens to a panoramic view to the lower town and river. This is the core of the university, with fancy ceremonial halls, a chapel, and a grand library (one of the most important libraries in the world). It's a former royal palace from when Coimbra was the capital, and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The rest of the university is sprawled around a square outside ...
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At 6pm, we were ...
... 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, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services