Sunday, 3 November 2013

A visit to Spain

I am refreshed and ready to get down to some serious writing, following a recent visit to Andalucia. We began with three days in Granada -

Of course, a few days stopover in Granada has to include a visit to the Alhambra





Then we drove on to Ubeda, where Ben, our son lives and works. Just a few days before we arrived he had moved into a newly rebuilt old house in the ancient quarter of the city. Just a couple of minutes walk from El Plaza de Vazquez de Molina




Ben had sorted out some great sight-seeing for us with visits to Baeza, Cazorla and the Sierras. I'll pick a single pic to represent it all (from the 400+ that I took). This is a gorge in the Sierras de Cazorla where the Guadalquivir flows through some truly amazing scenery:





Then, of course, there was wine and tapas in some of Ubeda's great bars. Just order your wine, folks. the tapas are gratis. I'll recommend the Torno de Monjas on the Plaza del Ayuntamiento.



3 comments:

Patsy said...

Sounds like a lovely trip.

lizy-expat-writer said...

Your son lives in a lovely city - have you got more children in other holiday destinations? A kind of family travel club?

Robert Crompton said...

Thanks for dropping by, Patsy and Liz. No, no others, only the one - and, yes, that's a great place where he lives. It's a great journey to get there - flight from London City to Granada and then a leisurely drive taking a scenic route via Jodar.