Hotel Infanta Cristina
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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 ...
... The view from our room over the city was fabulous.
The room was pleasant, but... no internet, no coffee-making stuff, a pub (bar) with no beer (anything at all), no restaurant, no tissues (we had colds) /water / much in the way of proactive advice... bad TripAdviser review coming their way. For a 4-star joint, this was pretty disappointing and a surprise as it was the Marriott brand that swayed me when booking.
Definitely a ...
... that gives a lot of words a hissing quality – Café becomes Cathe, expresso becomes ethprethso. My Spanish is bad enough without making me lisp. Gracias sounds just like Grassy Ass!
After this town we have one more big stop full of Old Stuff. That will do it for both of us – we are quickly coming to a saturation point on Churches, ancient buildings and bleeding/crying statues. But not yet, we have to see The Alhambra in Granada. Then we can be ...
... br> dark and gloomy, probably more so than many brighter Gothic constructions with more
extensive windows. Admission came with a good audio guide and what I
particularly liked about Jaen’s cathedral compared to those in Toledo, Seville,
and Cordoba was that I virtually had the place to myself.
I found a place for lunch after touring the cathedral and
then needed a siesta for a few hours. However much I resist ...
... I took my parents up the less steep hill rather than the one I take to get to work.
We passed by the subdelegation government building where I spent so much time struggling to get my NIE. Across from this was the main central park, which we decided to go through on the way back. We found an ATM that dispensed out Alhambra tickets from Granada nearby, with the help of a man who worked there who received many "muchas gracias"'s from dad.