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I rose early in terms of Spanish time for my 9:06 A.M. train
to Jaen. The trip was mostly through attractive farmland that makes Spain such
a significant agricultural producer and beggar for subsidies at the European
Union trough. Jaen Province is mostly known for its olive monoculture with most
of the arable land in the …
... me a ticket all the way to Linares a little ways further to the east I decide to go ahead and stay on board. Here I find a cheerful, narrow Main Street with people out and about, and shops to provide for all their needs… A number of churches of different styles… whitewashed colonial style, cut stone with a hexoganal tiled tower… clean pedestrian streets with cafes… It’s refreshing to see a Spanish town that’s alive, ...
... 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. ...
... however, have brought no shocks but many surprises, mostly very happy.
Spain-- we love you.
Our directions from Sylvia and David on how to find their house in Las Grajeras, were detailed and necessarily precise, including dirt lanes down past the local Social Centre (a small but well-maintained fiesta spot), olive trees, and ending with 'a black gate and a black dog'.
The black gate opened on to a version of heaven--heralded by ...
... to take a ride, so the next morning we hopped aboard and waited to take off. We were the only ones on the train (it was a Monday) and after a while we asked when we would leave. Our “conductor” sighed, put out his cigarette and started the train up. Now, I suppose, during the busy season this train probably holds around 30 people, so it’s a waste of money to run it for only two folks, but still, we can’t wait all day! The train ...