La Posada de Ubeda
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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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 ...
... out or the way in, many require a gift shop visit at either end. The "crown jewel", so to speak, of the town is the church dedicated to Saint Mary, aka Jesus’ Mom. The Spanish are very fond of the baby’s mother and go out of their way to adore her. If you ever see a statue of the Christ in mortal agony (basically on every street corner in Spain), somewhere very close by will be another one of his mom in her own agony. As we have ventured south ...
... particular reason because I found it even more attractive than Ubeda with a
center of public buildings including its Cathedral and old university almost
completely built in light colored stone in a very harmonious style. Although it
wasn’t apparent that I climbed quite a lot the ridge top location and 2,700
foot (800 meter) elevation of both Baeza and Ubeda make for a quite appealing
... 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,
... week before.
Being in town on Lunes (Monday), I knew it would be closed
like every attraction other than the cathedral, but still thought it would be
worth the hike for the views over Jaen. And it was fine! It was enough of a
hike that I felt entitled to award myself with a beer at the next door parador’s
(government-run castle hotel) bar. I decided to make the olives that came as
tapas with my beer my dinner.