Palacio De La Rambla
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... 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. ...
... 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 ...
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 ...
... Ubeda are like the two towns that Vandelvira built.
Compared to larger cities, not that many of the Renaissance
buildings in Ubeda are of museum stature that can be visited by the public.
Many now function as buildings for public administration or education and are
only interesting from the outside. There are a couple of note, though,
including the Sacra Capilla del Salvador, a funerary monument to Francisco de
los Cobos, one ...
... that can be viewed from outside but not many real sights.
The major exception to that is the city’s extraordinary
Renaissance style cathedral, designed by architect Andres de Vandelvira in the
1500s, the same architect responsible for the prominent buildings in the nearby
UNESCO World Heritage towns of Ubeda and Baeza. I view the Renaissance as
having been a time of learning and light, but the cathedral is ...