Pousada De Condeixa-Coimbra
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... is the local take on a croque-Monsieur and is basically a heart attack on a plate, consisting of toasted bread, wet cured ham, sausage, steak all covered in melted cheese with a hot thick beer based sauce poured over the top. It's both delicious and sickening at the same time. In the afternoon I headed across the river to partake in some of the cities name sake, port wine has never been my tipple of choice, but when in Rome... All port wine is made from ...
Today, on our 4th day of this trip (after stops in Saint Jean de Luz and Salamanca) we left our campsite in Valhelhas, in the natural park of Serra da Estrela, setting out for Lisbon. I'm saying "set out" cause we actually didn't make it to Lisbon, being too busy enjoying the scenery of the Serra ...
... and arriving in Coimbra found our hotel in the old quarter. Later we walked the steep path up to the old university sitting prominently above the town. Amazingly old building around an inspiring quadrangle. The oldest university in Portugal dating back 500 years. Dined at a restaurant opposite the hotel. A very good meal, busy with lots of people. Good to have a beer and relax. Stayed at Hotel Vitoria. Good beds good size room. Shuttered and dark. Quiet. VG €45 incl ...
... words and gained some much needed strength from them. I'm sure everyone will agree this was for a worthy cause, I know my brother would have agreed. A special thanks goes to my mum Vanessa and my wife Karis for their support throughout this adventure. When I set out on this journey I had lots of questions, and lots of those have been answered however one important question still remains ........ What next ? ...
... overgrown garden of a big country house
. The toilets etc were immaculate, but the whole place had a laid back, hippy sort of feel.
We just chilled out ,did our washing, went for a walk and relaxed for 2 nights. Look at the pictures: ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking