Casas Rurales Los Cortijos
Travel Blogs from Alcaraz
... to head back to the bus station to return to Jaen. The last bus is at 20.10.
back in Jaen we rushed to the cathedral to get photos in the evening sun but missed it again. We headed back to the nice bar and settled ourselves with a good bottle of wine and happily reviewed a very good day in Baeza. I just wish we had time to go to Ubeda. Tomorrow we return to Jerez de la Frontera in the afternoon.
... north via bikes to the next spot, not realizing the 5 kilometres would be up and down Spanish cliffs but arrived sweaty and spent, luckily De Los Muertos beach was well worth it. The afternoon was spent by picturesque Mediterranean waters taking it all very easy.
One would think we were sick of days by the beach, but as I write in front of the sea, I think one more wouldn’t hurt anyone as the Agua Amarga charm has persuaded us.
Tis a place mentioned in the book Don Qu... Something.
The curtains are pulled over the doors and shutters over windows pulled down. No one is around.
We have some group photos by the windmills.
A terrible tourist destination.. Only pass through here ...
... enterprise dating back to the 16th century. The last part of the walk took us over a mountain (around 1400 metres high) with amazing views of the limestone cliffs (Paredes de Leyva) we passed the other day.
Coming down the mountain was a bit dicey. Whilst there was a defined path, it was one of those occasions were you didn’t look up or down – keeping your eyes just a few inches in front of your feet. Not for those with vertigo.
... in loud cars with chilli bins full of beer.
We stayed in a very small cabin on a campsite, not the best accommodation we’ve had and Helen hated the sheets ( she’s got a bit of a fetish about cotton sheets). Best bit was the small deck which we lived on during the day. Thursday morning we drove over to Ossil….. to buy some food. A strange town, even by Spanish standards the roads were tortuously narrow and windy. ...
- Adjoining Rooms
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking