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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Travel Blogs from Ubeda
... opening hours always catch us out. Even tourist offices seem to have very varied hours sometimes closing 11 to 5 sometimes only open 10 to 2. Pat is finding the way in which he should ask for a beer is also highly varied from person to person.. Sometimes there is one late lisp, one early lisp or two lisps in the word. ...
... maybe it was because we nearly ran them over barreling down the tiny lanes.
The lanes in Ubeda are narrow, but they are meant to accommodate both vehicles and pedestrians. The truth is that only one has a chance at a time. I’m thankful that there are no electric cars in the town as the engine noise was the only thing that warned us. Some of the cars were going so fast we had to scurry and stuff ourselves in a doorway to avoid becoming road ...
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 can be viewed from outside but not many real sights.
The major exception to that is the city’s extraordinary
Renaissance style cathedral, designed by architect Andres de Vandelvira in the
1500s, the same architect responsible for the prominent buildings in the nearby
UNESCO World Heritage towns of Ubeda and Baeza. I view the Renaissance as
having been a time of learning and light, but the cathedral is ...