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... opening hours always catch us out. Even tourist offices seem to have very varied hours sometimes closing 11 to 5 sometimes only open 10 to 2. Pat is finding the way in which he should ask for a beer is also highly varied from person to person.. Sometimes there is one late lisp, one early lisp or two lisps in the word. ...
... am not kidding! After a while of this we became a bit paranoid.
One of the highlights of this town, and of our trip so far, was a visit we paid to the Synagogue of Water. This was no ordinary place. The site has only been open to the public for about 5 years and was “discovered” by a prominent real estate developer as he was breaking ground on a parking lot. One thing lead to another and this magnificent place was resurrected from the ...
... particular reason because I found it even more attractive than Ubeda with a
center of public buildings including its Cathedral and old university almost
completely built in light colored stone in a very harmonious style. Although it
wasn’t apparent that I climbed quite a lot the ridge top location and 2,700
foot (800 meter) elevation of both Baeza and Ubeda make for a quite appealing
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” for having flowered economically in
the 1500s on the wool trade. The wealthy families in both towns built their
palaces and public buildings in the latest style of the time, one imported from
Italy that we now call Renaissance. Although ...
... my way out the door for a morning walk. Behind the hotel is a walking trail through the forest. I only walked about 5 minutes and came upon a large fence that I could not get open. But, on the other side of the fence I can see a small bridge and can hear the sound of a babbling brook. I must find out how to get through that fence. As I return to the building I stop to smell the roses in the beautiful rose garden. They have several ...