Hotel Aveiro Center
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Aveiro
... day so we surfaced late before setting off to walk around the old town. Portugal (and Spain for that matter) doesn't start to move until about 10 o' clock and sure enough from 10 onwards the shutters on the shop windows began to go up and the city showed signs of waking up.
We had a good look at the cork products and Sue bought a handbag and some gifts. So it was a laid back morning and early afternoon. We felt we should really do something ...
... 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 ...
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 ...
... foreign competition has whittled that down to 7 remaining.
The town has lovely narrow streets flanking the canals and plenty buildings to admire.
All this area of portugal use light blue ceramic tiled murals to decorate churches and ordinary houses too. I can only imagine the work involved in painting enough tiles for a church 30 metres high.
After that, onwards again parallel to the coast until we arrived in Espinho, a middle sized touristy town with a ...
... the Portuguese hostels! For you my friends, you should definitively consider to stay in a hostel in Portugal, most of them have also private rooms ;-) For my bed in a dorm, I pay 15 euro a night, breakfast included!
I walked a little, finding back the old streets I walked last year, but so much fun in the sun. A faculdade de lettras, with its superb inner court, 3 sides surrounded by wonderful ...