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 ...
... on top of a hill overlooking olive groves as far as the eye can see, has very narrow streets and an old castle dating back to the 13th century. We had a Gin and Tonic in town with the locals watching bullfighting on TV and a couple of young people arrived on horseback and got served their drinks and Tapas on horseback before riding off. We stayed at the Hotel Palacio de las Manillas with it's stone walls and courtyard where we ate dinner and ...
... our lodgings for supper we were the only people in the restaurant.......things were looking bad. Fortunately for yours truly, the owner turned out to be charming, helpful, generous, enthusiastic and married to an excellent chef. Our steaks were to-die-for, as well as being very reasonably priced. Lots of extras followed gratis and everyone was happy. I didn't have to sleep on the ...
... 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