La Caseria de Tito
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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 ...
... Tours are every half hour and always with a guide – Spanish speaking only – but it wouldn’t matter, the place speaks for itself. Once inside you can feel the richness. I mean spiritual richness. Unlike most of the other places we visited, this place – a small place for worship, a courtyard, a sacred bath and a cellar – felt alive. Full. Echoes of the people who passed through here – seeking refuge, giving worship – ...
... correspond to
morning and afternoon as most of us know it. Manana is like the first opening
time of day for businesses and runs until 1:00 or 2:00 P.M. when things break
for a while for lunch and siesta. The tarde runs from around 4:00 or 5:00 to
around 8:00 or 9:00. Anwway, I was in Baeza for the very quiet tarde before
heading back to Jaen for the night. I’m glad I visited Baeza second for ...
... 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,
other major site, the hilltop castle above the city. I should mention that Jaen
is at the edge of the southern Andalusian mountain ranges where they meet the
Guadalquivir Valley. So this is where the bare and rugged mountains start, “masculine”
ones in the terminology of my late friend Heinz Furthmayer, in contrast to the
very rounded and low “feminine” hills I hiked through in the Sierra Aracena ...