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Great PaulVDV 2021-05-24 9:49

Hello Mariusz,
Interesting line of thought.
But what if the heart of the city is not the top of the hill? But for example the river bank here (not visible in this photo)?
What about those numerous cities that have bought land far beyond built-up areas in order to erect brand new and spacious university buildings there? Have they then expelled knowledge and wisdom from the city?
I agree that truth and success are not immediately found on the same path.
In this picture Coimbra is presented a bit like Porto in many photos with the many buildings rising behind each other on the steep hill.
I was here in 1985 and find your photos very inviting to go back.
Magnificent labyrinthine hill.
Best regards, Paul

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Hi Jorge,
indeed in Coimbra we went to a Fado concert. I am not sure whether this song was there, I had obviously no idea what they were singing about
I usually try to see a local folklore if I can only afford it, like Flamenco in Andalusia or Tango show in Buenos Aires. So we went to a Fado concert. I must say I am not a big fan of it but it was certainly interesting to be there.
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