Day 8: Conimbriga September 17th 2008 Day 8: Conimbriga
And on the sixth day God created man. On the seventh day he rested! Well God is lazy SOB! On the sixth day I went to Coimbra...by foot...and on the seventh day we went to Conimbriga.
This historical site is the best preserved Roman site in Portugal. They are still excavating the site and only uncovered a staggering 12ha! The story of Co ... read more
Europe » Portugal » Central » Coimbra Following its heyday as a world power during the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal lost much of its wealth and status with the destruction of Lisbon in a 1755 earthquake, occupation during the Napoleonic Wars, and the independence in 1822 of Brazil a... ... read more
I'm Eli, a student from the lovely city of Leuven, Belgium. My major is accountancy and finacial advice (I hear some of you saying:"Boring!", well they're right ;-) ). Unfortunately I have to work during summer break, but usually I take a week or two in September to backpack through some miscellaneous country.... full info