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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,
... Keith had muttered something about laundry but I thought it was his and he had not unpacked it yet. It was actually John's. There were further shirts hung up that curiously Keith d/n think were part of the laundry; all sorted over a 20M delay.
Things were definitely a bit cooler, the Canuck in a light shirt. We had a round of fino [dry sherry] plus a nibbly. John did not like the cut of the meat so we went to another spot: no fino and ...