Palacio Da Lousa Boutique Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Room service
- Banquet room
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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 ...
... the franchesina... Which is like a slaughtered menagerie on a plate in between 2 slices of bread covered in cheese , with a chickens period (egg) on top, for good luck?... See picture. Fortunately not all Portugese food is as assaulting to the vegetarian plight and we've has some amazing food namely from our favourite family restaurant Papavinhos. Papavinhos we discovered by chance after escaping being chased ...
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 ...
... 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 ...
We left Lisbon in the morning and took the Alfa Pendular train from the Entrecampos station to Coimbra. Coimbra is a university town. There are a few interesting sights in this town, but that will have to wait 2 days. Today, we are picking up a car from Hertz in Coimbra and are driving to Bussaco Palace. Yes, we are going to be staying in a palace tonight. :) We picked up a VW "UP!", a cute little black 4 doors hatch with stick shift. There are only 3000km on ...