Hotel Aveiro Center
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... and over. The concert was great and also explained in English so that was a bonus and was a glass of Tawny Porto afterwards.
For dinner that night we went to a very famous restaurant that opens only at 7.30pm, on the dot, and seats just 20 people at a time. We got there about 7.00pm and we were second in the queue. By the time the doors opened the queue went around the corner of the alleyway where we were waiting and there must have been 30 ...
Very early on in our planning process, when we first divvied up planning responsibilities among the four adults, K set about booking us a "Fado experience" during our time in Portugal. For those who don't know -- and I was among them -- Fado is a traditional Portuguese style of song dating back a couple of hundred years. It is characterized as melancholy and, traditionally, the songs have been ballads based on stories of families being left behind ...
... we hired bikes to ride to the beach. Unfortunately Portos beaches are nothing on Australia's but on the plus side cocktails on the beach are cheap and like in Spain they pour spirits loosely freehand so cocktails were rocket fuel for the ride back to town. As like your typical tourists we did sights, got lost, got offered marijuana, spent too much and where overwhelmed by the smell of salted cod in supermarkets. Love B ...
... and the chapel have strict rules about no picture taking. So one needs to count on their memory or buy the book sold by university students as part of the tour. The organ in the chapel is so powerful that a set of doors behind a curtain are opened to the courtyard when concerts are played. Without the doors the pure sound of the organ would be impossible to hear in the chapel itself.
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... town, the river Mondego, fado. At the university, which originated in Lisbon in 1290 and was moved to Coimbra in 1537, (as you do), is the most astounding library of books. The library was purpose built, a stunning building in its own right, and books from the 1500's are there on their shelves. Within touching distance. Access and door opening is limited by staff to every 20 min, the atmosphere and humidity are controlled by the building ...