Hotel Sercotel Rosaleda De Don Pedro
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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 ...
... schedule (yea!) and grabbed a taxi to our hotel. Later we would learn that it was only a 15 minute walk, but it’s really hard to navigate a new town and I really hate getting lost with my big backpack on. Alan diddo.
Our hotel (on the tiny street that bears its name) – Hotel Postigo – was elegant and refreshing. Everything seemed quite new and still under a bit of construction. We dropped our stuff in the room and headed out to ...
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 ...
... most important men in Ubeda in that era. Also notable is
the collegiate church of Santa Maria de los Reales Alcazares. A couple of the
old palaces can be visited but have such limited weekday hours, in one case one
guided tour each day, that they didn’t fit well into my itinerary. Overall
Ubeda is a pleasant town and evidence that there’s more to interesting
architecture in Andalusia than just the legacy of the Moors.
Later in the afternoon there was paella, which served as the actual meal of the day. It was alright, though I must admit that the one I get at home is much better (though, I should note that the region of Spain I am in is not known for its paella, it would be rather like going to Texas to try to get some good New York style pizza). IŽll have to try some in Madrid when we go there, for comparisons sake :)
Now comes my favorite part! ...