Parador de Ubeda
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... and various wrought iron balconies. I barely manage to fit it into a video clip. Further up the hill the grid pattern ends and the alleys start to wind up the steepening hill with more quaint, traditional homes. Then the city abruptly ends, and the steep grassy climb to the castle begins. I decide to try to find a way up on the east side, also so I can enjoy the beautiful view of the valley with an impressive rock formation that looks like a butte ...
... all the plaudits for disasters!) The roads were straight and fast to start with and we made very good time. We did this until 11.45 when, what had been superb fast Tarmac SUDDENLY disintegrated into broken, potholed, gravel strewn tracks! When queried over the radio whether Adrian had checked this road on Street View, he lied and said that it had deteriorated since. In fact it had clearly been like it for the last 50 years! After 40k of these ...
... where anyone who bathed too much was considered suspect and the consumption of pork became very popular as proof of no latent Jewish or Islamic beliefs. The baths are quite plain and unadorned but are huge which suggests they were public rather than some posh merchant's domain. It was interesting (and air conditioned) but you would struggle if you have no spanish as there are very few notices in other languages. The art museum was appealing too.
... to head back to the bus station to return to Jaen. The last bus is at 20.10.
back in Jaen we rushed to the cathedral to get photos in the evening sun but missed it again. We headed back to the nice bar and settled ourselves with a good bottle of wine and happily reviewed a very good day in Baeza. I just wish we had time to go to Ubeda. Tomorrow we return to Jerez de la Frontera in the afternoon.
... by my many well-meaning companions and my desperate pleas that I didnt know how did no good. Thus I wound up on the dance floor, doing my best to mimic the moves of the woman in front of me. Thankfully, this episode lasted only a few minutes and then I gracefully left the dance floor (well, I would like to think gracefully, but it was proabably more like a relief-filled scamper). Though, there are pictures for your viewing enjoyment, I will try to put ...