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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, ...
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 ...
... I was sorry though to see Nick Clegg resign as leader of the Lib Dems.
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#7 Alcala la Real
Sylvia and David took us in for tapas and fab red wine of the region the night we arrived.
At 8 the place was quiet, buzzing at 9 and pumping at 10. And that's just the local park! Kids, grandmothers, old men, young couples... everyone and their dog was out having fun.
Even the roundabout heading into town was fun.
... we could see. Ubeda is another one of those towns where even though it is small and compact you can get utterly lost after two blocks. There are either 38 cathedrals in the town, or we have passed the same one… a lot. I’m kidding of course, but there are, according to the map, at least 50 worthy monuments in this thimble of a pueblo. And they all cost 4e to get into. And each one of them has a gift shop that you have to pass through either on ...