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Yesterday our guide was telling us that Italy, Spain and Portugal are suffering badly with unemployment. In Italy it is running at a staggering 50%, Spain at 30% and Portugal somewhere in between. Also of concern in these countries is the rapidly declining birthrate of locals and conversely the equally rapid increase in immigrant birth rates. These are going to be major issues in the future.
Today was fairly laid back and relaxing. It was a ...
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 ...
... get out at the top of the town at the University and then walk down and found the town and then back across a footbridge over the Mondego river to the Hotel. We go to the pool to recover from our hike. We have dinner at the hotel which is very good. We have reserved and are put at a table by a waiter. The restaurant manageress then comes over and says we have to move because the table we are at has been reserved for ...
... 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 ...
After a whirlwind tour of the Evora Cathedral and the Chapel of Bones. We head to the Roman ruins We had to collapse the van's mirrors on some of the streets in Evora to ensure that we could drive through the streets. It was a three hour drive north to Conimbriga. We arrive at the roman ruins in the dead of the day, however it was worth it. We were able to walk on the former Forum, the baths and walk around the house ...