City: 
Coimbra
Date of the event: 
Saturday, 24 November, 2018 - 08:30 to Sunday, 25 November, 2018 - 20:30
What is the basic cause of your event?: 
Description of the event: 
Hiking Trip in Serra da Lousã, a mountain nearby Coimbra city.
This trip embraced physical activity, nature and respect for the environment, while encountering hidden wonders of Portugal - Schist Villages (Aldeias de Xisto).
The trip consisted on hiking on rails inside the mountain, accessing the famous villages by foot and sleeping in a typical schist house.
On Sunday (25th November), the Captain of Lousã Firefighters gave an informative session to the group, raising awareness about forest fires, forest protection and safety tips for hiking.
Type of participants: 
ESNers
International Students
Local Community
Total Number of ESNers participating in the activity: 
5
Total Number of International Students participating in the activity: 
15
Total Number of other participants participating in the activity: 
1
Have people with disabilities attended the event?: 
No
Did you cooperate with other organisations for this event?: 
Yes
Name of the organisation: 
Bombeiros Municipais da Lousã (Municipal Firefighters of Lousã)
Website of the organisation: 
https://www.facebook.com/BombeirosLousa/?rc=p
How did they contribute to the event: 
The captain of the Municipal Firefighters of Lousã joined the Hiking Trip on sunday morning to raise awareness about the protection of the forest and the environment, focusing mainly on forest fires, one of the catastrophes that devastates portuguese forests every summer.
Besides thats, he also presented useful tips about hiking in safety in the moutains.
Additional Comments / Outcome of the activity: 

Thanking note from the Firefighters, thanking for the interest of mobility students in the activity and the attention regarding forest fires specially:

https://www.facebook.com/BombeirosLousa/photos/a.340201289362874/1925394...