Baeza - Like a Tuscan Hill Town in Southern Spain

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I have traveled to 43 countries, posted 39,542 pictures and written 762 entries in 29 travel blogs
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Jan 16, 2008

About Modernnomad67

Economist and Adventurer
New York City
Favourite movie
Saving Private Ryan, Melancholia, Uranus, Usual Suspects
English, Math, and an old West Flemish dialect
Interests and hobbies
Travel, Skiing, Hiking, Weight Training, Camping, Cooking, Writing, Art, History, Anthropology, Architecture
One thing I want to do before I die
See the world - all of it.
Favourite book
Foucault's Pendulum
My friends describe me as
Europe and Asia 2007: Overland From Munich to Hong Kong
This is an overland trip I took between March and August 2007 from Europe to China through the Baltics, Russia, Kazakhstan, and Mongolia.

Silk Road 2006: Overland From London to Beijing
This blog covers an overland trip I did from March to July of 2006 between London and Beijing through Europe, Turkey, the Caucasus, and Central Asia

American Travels 2006 - 2007: A Few Short Trips Near Home
This blog covers a few short trips I took in the United States in 2006 and 2007 - Philadelphia, Adirondacks, Chicago, and New York.

Recent Entries by Modernnomad67

  • 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 Rena...

  • Ubeda and Baeza are two small cities in Jaen Province about 30 miles from Jaen, an easy trip by bus. They have nicknames along the lines of “The Cradle of the Renaissance in Spain”...

  • 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 ...

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