Travel Blogs from Coimbra
... about the bats which live in the library eating all the insects (which could harm the books) at night, more than made up for it. Very strange. The guide who took us for a tour of Tomar and Fatima was very quirky and we were glad we didn't have to pay her per word she spoke as she would have cost a fortune. Had a nice welcome dinner at the Fatima Hotel. Too tired to do the traditional night rosary this ...
... long enough to give my family lessons in winning at card games until tonight but the master returns........Luckily as ever I didn't gloat...................
Guess who game- thought of new game today. Do you remember the game "Guess Who" when you have to eliminate people from your stack of pictures on a grid by asking telling questions like “does the person you have chosen have a ...
An account from Megan; on a trip down a water slide, at a local water park, 200 m form our hotel. "I climbed the hundreds of stairs, just going up and up and there it was the water rushing down the winding plastic below me. Tom was next to me, we were getting ready to race. We grabbed the bars counted 3 .... 2 ... 1 ... and we were off! Rushing through the water reaching the ...
Great line today – after watching Megan slide into the pool, Andy said " wouldn't it be good if they made a thing with air in it so you could float in instead of sinking",......... Tom quickly replied “it’s called a life jacket Dad!!!”.
A day by the pool
Swimming; no more than 4 lengths as
1. We are on holiday ...
... holiday resort. Right on the seafront, sea view room and balcony. Plus a pool with a slide and diving board! Here comes a relaxing few days.
Fair play though, we passed some great cemeteries. Only in countries where they have so much land can they dedicate such an area to the dead. Some of the mausoleums were bigger than my ...
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