La Posada de Ubeda
Travel Blogs from Ubeda
... way throughout some truly magnificent countryside a varying altitudes. At times we had huge vertices drops, some one false move and disaster. Eventually we made our way to our final destination than a hotel Gaschen price and sent about 3 to 4 beers before getting changed going up to the Plaza finding a restaurant and having a nice meal getting home around 10.30 ...
After leaving the Hotel we got straight onto the highway heading south knowing if we take the local road we would be following the same road as on the way to Barcelona. Bend after bend, beach resort after beach resort. North of Valencia we headed inland for a little place called Requena where we stayed the night. It's a lovely old town with a tree lined street with a wide footpath in the middle of it. During daylight there isn't much happening but ...
Unenthusiastically, we packed the car. Dragging our heels we got into it. Reluctantly, we left. Helen and Steve breathed a sigh of relief. 3 hours later we were at Jaén, in the hills North of Malaga. Cathy had found the old Castle was now a posh Parador - with 4-poster beds and vacancies. Courageously (by which I mean foolishly) I made a spontaneous executive decision to book ...
... and I have the best sleep ever on a plane!!
Back in Rome I take the Leonardo Express and the regional train back to Civitavecchia where I will spend 2 more weeks.
So, I'm wrapping up the Pueblo Ingles/Madrid portion of my blog with a big smile and a hug to all those I met. It was a fabulous experience and I recommend it to anyone.
I'm posting a lot of photos from the last few days. Next post will be from Civitavecchia.
... and proper speaking distance is considered about 1 foot away) and began chatting with friends of my host family. Alas, I cannot remember any names of my companions of the day, but I can tell you that they were all merry and eager to talk to me. Very few people spoke English, which is all the better, because it makes me speak in Spanish. I was able to communicate pretty well with most, though there was one man that I never could understand a word ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet