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A shot made from a balcony at the top of the Coimbra university building, Portugal 2014 (see map).

Unfortunately, it was forbidden to make shots inside, which is a pity because the interiors are reflecting some old academic traditions. Inside the building you can also find one of the oldest libraries in Europe. It is indeed very impressive. Of interesting things we learned there, was that maintenance of books and protection against insects may be done in a natural way. A couple of bats is doing the work at nighttime.

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