Hostal Alfonso Viii
Travel Blogs from Alcaraz
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 ...
After a few stressful days
camping on the sand of Portugal's beaches (which we have now come to LOVE) we
headed slightly south to Lisbon for the Optimus Alive music festival. The crux
of our three day festival experience can be summed by the following:
- Sleep in
- Phenomenal lunch/breakfast
- Lazy arvo, reading/napping/shopping/playing cards
- Running amuck at Optimus
It took a bit ...
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 ...
... both were exhausted when we arrived back at the campsite.
Wednesday 7th May
We were planning to walk today but I think yesterday’s walk had taken its toll so we have done very little. We had a walk into the village to stock up on comestibles from Fina’s Comestible shop. We stopped for a coffee at the local bar on the way back.
We are conscious that time is moving on so we plan to head to Valencia ...
... we had to breath in to queeze through some of them, made Helen squeal! We visited three or four shops by the time we had found everything, found a little panaderia which looked like it was in someone’s outhouse. We stopped in the Plaza Mayor for a café con leche, the old Spanish men have a great life in these small towns, sitting around the plazas chatting and laughing, they seem to spend all day moving around from one group of men to ...
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Carretera de Jaen Km. 278, Alcaraz | Hotelfrom $82