Hotel Can Talaias
Travel Blogs from Sant Carles de Peralta
We got up somewhat later today and hung around the hotel until we finally got ourselves together and headed for the bus station. Baeza is a 45minute journey from Jaen on the Alsa bus. It was a very straightforward journey but we did arrive at the hottest part of the day (38 degrees in August!) we took some time finding the way into town as for some reason no one EVER signposts the town centre from ...
... tasty. Much refreshed we headed to the cathedral but had missed the soft evening light. We explored the old town which is quite attractive bit not stunning and is very quiet on a Sunday night!
Back at at the cafe we happily drank a few glasses of wine. In this part of Spain they uphold the tradition of free tapas with your order and we found there were no other English speakers. We headed to the hotel tired and happy, looking forward to seeing Baeza tomorrow.
Hey you how are we all going.
We last met having indulging in nutella
crepes in a shisha bar inside the lovely town of Granada. When we all awoke we
got ourselves back to the bus in an illegal parking zone and hustled our butts
onboard. We snagged the good seat with leg room and set ourselves up for the
last bus ride with this crew of people. On our way to Consuegra, which is where
the books based on ...
After two days in reasonably size cities such as Cordoba and Granada, it was time for a change up for in our Iberian travels. As we will be spending two days in Toledo at the beginning of next week, Dad decided months ago that the town we'd be visiting today would be Almagro, which is a small and completely non tourist town approximately half way between Cordoba and Toledo. The town however does have one claim to fame, the theatre built in ...
Had to pop in here for a look - was open from 5pm on Sunday's after their long lunch. Had drink and Tapas in the unusual square while we waited for opening time
Theatre best described as a rectangular Globe - about the size of the watermill in Newbury. Open air - with the obligatory shades over the roof space.