Hotel Monte Rio Aguieira

Address: Barragem da Aguieira, Coimbra, Beiras, 3450-001, Portugal | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Barragem da Aguieira, Coimbra.
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Travel Blogs from Coimbra

Hanging Out

A travel blog entry by bstokesdenver on Nov 22, 2014

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... that now just in case.

Our Morocco trip starts on Nov. 26. We really don’t expect to be able to go but we did sign up for a 5 day pre-trip extension. We’ll wait and see. Maybe we can just join the group for the main part of the trip starting on Dec 1. Coming home is an option but not an easy one as we have no house or car when we get there and the flight would be ...

A Change of Plans

A travel blog entry by bstokesdenver on Nov 19, 2014

... not to go to Evora, 3 hours away but to stay in Coimbra. We transfer to the Ibis Hotel which is modern, has better beds, better parking, Internet in the room, English speaking TV and a small restaurant. It doesn't have the charm of the Astoria but is much more practical. It is raining hard and should continue all day so we don't mind staying in a bit. We will stay here another 4 nights. Hopefully that will give him a chance to ...

Coimbra University and a lost key

A travel blog entry by bstokesdenver on Nov 18, 2014

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... Inside are 3 of the most magnificent library rooms I’ve ever seen. The Portuguese are known for their baroque wooden carvings covered in gold leaf. In the library they are painted black to make the gold stand out even more. The ceilings are very high and flat but look 3 dimensional because of the trompe l’oeill which creates an optical illusion. They are painted in the classical style depicting the 4 continents (Asia, ...

A Setback

A travel blog entry by bstokesdenver on Nov 17, 2014

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... 1 am until morning. His thigh is so tight that it spasms and shudders. In the morning the nurse comes to the hotel to give him his 3rd shot but we decline and tell her we are scheduled to go to Coimbra. She says to go to the University Hospital in Coimbra where we will get much better care. The drive to Coimbra is just over an hour. We are heading north and east – inland. Still lots of ...

Roman ruins and rain

A travel blog entry by spiderbobwebb on Nov 11, 2014

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... could be rapidly thrown in prison. This was the same with the House of Shells in Salamanca. The Chapel at the Uni was also very pretty, again with the tiled walls. From the Chapel, the walk takes you around a number of other historical rooms in the Uni, including the armoury and the room where PhD students have to defend their theses. As someone who doesn’t really have to defend my thesis I considered myself lucky I wasn’t studying in Coimbra. ...