Nerja to Jaén

The Parador in Nerja sits on a cliff overlooking the Mediterranean. It has a wonderful ocean view. It also has an elevator to take you down to the promenade along the beach. It was windy this morning but the temperature was pleasant so after breakfast we took the elevator down and went for a walk.

Walking down the path to the elevator.
The elevator from the promenade.
The surf.

Later we checked out of the Parador and drove almost two hours inland, past Granada to Jaén. Jaén has been an important strategic town for centuries. The castle has a commanding location overlooking the town. We toured the castle.

The castle of Jaén
Duke and Roger on top of one of the tours of the castle of Jaén

We went into central Jaén for dinner. We lucked out and got a parking place right in front of the restaurant. We had an excellent meal.

Our parking place in front of Tamesis
Duke’s pork with Roquefort spice
My prawns
My desert – a chocolate ball filled with white chocolate
Duke’s mousse with fresh fruit.

Author: marionvermazen

I am a traveler, hiker, avid reader, Sun alumnus, computer geek, Spanish and French language student, knitter and genealogist. I am retired after working for almost 30 years in the Computer Industry. I live in Reno, Nevada with my husband Duke.

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