Hotel el Postigo
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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Still progressing to the next big cities we were trying to enjoy the country side. Unfortunately there was one principle crop along the way. Olive trees as far as the eye can see and not one yellow crested cockatoo or pink and grey galah in sight. Ubeda did have some interesting renaissance buildings but of course ...
Now that our return was fixed, we started counting days off – how much here? How much there? All of a sudden we went from feeling as if we had too much time set aside for Morocco, to maybe we needed more time. Do we lollygag in Spain and cut Morocco short or keep a tidy agenda in Spain? Who knows? We'll see.
Following Madrid, it was nice to be in a smaller town and Cordoba fit the bill. From Cordoba we decided to spend a couple of nights in ...
Like its slightly larger neighbor Ubeda, Baeza as observed
today is largely a product of the Renaissance despite much earlier routes. The
two towns are, in fact, so rich in almost purely Renaissance architecture that
they together constitute a UNESCO World Heritage site.
I visited Baeza in the tarde (afternoon) after spending the
manana (morning) in Ubeda. Manana and tarde in Spain ...
... streets look much
like those in other towns the central quarters and most public buildings in
both towns are built of stone in the style of that era and make the ridge top
towns look more like hill towns in central Italy that the white villages of Andalusia.
The architect of most of the Renaissance monuments in both towns (and also the
cathedral in Jaen) was an Italian-trained Spaniard named Andres de Vandelvira,
... that there is a castle on a hill above Jaen but
didn’t understand from guidebooks that the center of town is a major slog
uphill from the train station. It got me part of my workout for the day!
Jaen is not a particularly attractive place overall. It has
lots of narrow medieval type streets around its center but many are lined by
relatively modern buildings. The city has a number of minor monuments, churches