Hotel Balneario Cervantes
Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz De Mudela
... and Juliet would roll past at any moment. We were sad that we had not stayed here as the hotels are gorgeous (getting here by train is complicated by the fact that the nearest station is 20kms away).
We we had a lovely lunch for a fraction of the price of yesterday's abomination and spent a happy (if rather hot) afternoon wandering happily around taking photos. Before we were ready it ...
Having spent a while in Jerez eating junk food and sleeping we decided to go visiting stuff again. I have wanted to go to Jaen for a while having seen a cool photo of it's enormous cathedral. We decided to have a couple of nights here and take a day trip to Baeza or Ubeda which are famous Renaissance era towns in this area.
We caught the early train (7.15 am) to Jaen direct from Jerez and were in Jaen by 12pm. It is a pleasant journey through Seville and Cordoba ...
... through the song they swapped roles and he became Barbie
and she became Ken. After one or two jugs of beer and a cocktail or two I
finally put myself out there and give it a go. Me and our kiwi buddy Rod get up
to the stage and we put on possible the worst ever version of Shania Twains –
Man I Feel Like a Woman ever heard. The crowd cheers us none the less although
it was actually putrid! We grab out shots of Tequila ...
... begun strolling around the streets of the town. My first impressions of the town were in was about as lively as a cemetery, however after reaching the Plaza Mayor, all of a sudden, my impressions changed. We now had people, noise, restaurants, theatres and vehicles to be seen, contrary to the literally empty streets surrounding our accommodation that made it feel as though we were staying in an abandoned city.
We had lunch in ...
Had to pop in here for a look - was open from 5pm on Sunday's after their long lunch. Had drink and Tapas in the unusual square while we waited for opening time
Theatre best described as a rectangular Globe - about the size of the watermill in Newbury. Open air - with the obligatory shades over the roof space.
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services