La Posada de Ubeda
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- 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 ...
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 ...
... most important men in Ubeda in that era. Also notable is
the collegiate church of Santa Maria de los Reales Alcazares. A couple of the
old palaces can be visited but have such limited weekday hours, in one case one
guided tour each day, that they didn’t fit well into my itinerary. Overall
Ubeda is a pleasant town and evidence that there’s more to interesting
architecture in Andalusia than just the legacy of the Moors.
I rose early in terms of Spanish time for my 9:06 A.M. train
to Jaen. The trip was mostly through attractive farmland that makes Spain such
a significant agricultural producer and beggar for subsidies at the European
Union trough. Jaen Province is mostly known for its olive monoculture with most
of the arable land in the province covered by olive groves, an agriculture so intensive
that this one province of the eight in ...