Travel Blogs from Algeciras, Spain and Canary Islands

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Coast of Africa, Algeciras, Spain travel blog

Coast of Africa

A travel blog entry by jtafuro

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... said the next entry would be from Africa. I was half right. I couldn't resist. I'm on the top deck of the ferry from Algeciras to Morocco (Tangier) I have already got my passport stamped so I'm ready to go when we arrive. The ferry is pretty empty but the ...

Algeciras, Algeciras, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Algeciras

A travel blog entry by b.a.manzella

... had sandwiches. again festival in the evening. not much to report. The next day my cousins were flying back to Australia. I stayed in Algeciras with my 2nd cousins, ate paella, smoked, drank, bbq. got mild food poisoning and spent the night on the toilet ...

Missing Train, Algeciras, Spain travel blog

Missing Train

A travel blog entry by bigbenn

... next little while. Anyway, luckily there was another train, but only at 17:45. However it would now mean that we would get to Algeciras at 11pm, and not be able to get a Ferry to Morocco the next day. By the time the next train came we had begun to ...

Back to Algeciras, Algeciras, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Back to Algeciras

A travel blog entry by lar4290

... travel to stand on the ferry deck and take lots of pictures.  Plus, this ferry was packed full and we had problems finding seats.  The ride was pleasant, and we were all eager to get home, for Spain was playing in a EuroCup match that ...

Espanha, Algeciras, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Espanha

A travel blog entry by ikono

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... como moscas partilhando a mesma merda, nao sentia a minima vontade de me aproximar. Siga para Espanha. Fizemos 6 horas até Algeciras, estavamos na cidade que a Inês queria visitar para ir conhecer o Padre Patera e que me calhava muitissimo bem a mim ...

It all starts here, Algeciras, Spain travel blog

It all starts here

A travel blog entry by benny

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... 5.30, kissed Sophia goodbye (sniff), and left Rabat by train for Tangier. I then crossed the straits of Gibraltar to Algerciras, Spain and tonight will board another train for Madrid to commence a solo month long tour of Europe. This is the serious part ...

Algeciras: Embarkation, Algeciras, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Algeciras: Embarkation

A travel blog entry by lar4290

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On the morning of Thursday, June 19, we woke up very, very early and caught a bus at 6am down to Algeciras, a Spanish port on the Mediterranean, right next to Gibraltar.  That is where our ferry to Ceuta, a Spanish enclave on the Moroccan coast, ...

Side trips to Gibraltar and Morocco, Algeciras, Spain travel blog

Side trips to Gibraltar and Morocco

A travel blog entry by rbartorillo

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Sorry, will update soon.  Checkout the photos in the ...

Passed straight through..., Algeciras, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Passed straight through...

A travel blog entry by romaandgrant

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...Breakfast in Ronda, photos from the Ronda Bridge, high speed over the Andalucian mountains and into Algeciras for the ferry. Dropped off the car, to the ...

Ferry ;-) Upragniony prom, Algeciras, Spain travel blog

Ferry ;-) Upragniony prom

A travel blog entry by sebasnow

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We went to Africa :-) ) ruszylismy do Afryki ;-) ...

Algeciras, Algeciras, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Algeciras

A travel blog entry by b.a.manzella

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... we drove for ages and he dropped me close to Almeria, I tried to hitchhike but it was impossible, man it was hot. got a bus to malaga and then called my cousin to pick me up. 2hrs from Algeciras, more or less succeeded the mission. arrived there at 3am. ...

Andalucia, Algeciras, Spain travel blog

Andalucia

A travel blog entry by jtafuro

... you can't turn it off. Except tihs isn't a B movie, it is a masterpiece set in southern Spain with Andalucia as my theater. We should arrive to Algeciras in about 40 minutes. I have considered checking out what it would take for me to get to GIbralter ...

Finally got to Algeciras, Algeciras, Spain travel blog

Finally got to Algeciras

A travel blog entry by raicorosenberg

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... spread all over the place. The plan was to stop and go for a swim but the wind was howling, the water choppy and filthy looking. Algeciras, like many huge harbour cities is pretty filthy and chaotic. Not great for being the entrance to Europe. We dodged ...

Travellin through fields of Olives, Algeciras, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Travellin through fields of Olives

A travel blog entry by arikandcharis

... spent 5 months in the Spanish and Portuguese new world former colonies and now we've returned to the mother land.  Spain and Portugal are significantly more developed and organized than South America.  No doubt the silver of Potosi and Sugar ...

Spain and bonjour Morocco, Algeciras, Spain travel blog

Spain and bonjour Morocco

A travel blog entry by bronwen

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... Cape Town! After Cadiz (recommend a few days here to anybody) we headed off along the coast (the Costa de la Luz) towards Algeciras and our ferry to Africa. Stopped en route on a lovely beach just past Barbate, with views of Cape Trafalger to one ...

Bed, Algeciras, Spain travel blog

Bed

A travel blog entry by phileasfarx

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Day 3 Arrive 19:45 Wow, what a journey!!  Arrived in Algeciras pretty much on time but what a journey.  Chesterfield to Algeciras in about 52 hours.  Have just showered for the first time in two and a half days (and yes did I need it, but ...

The big crossing!, Algeciras, Spain travel blog

The big crossing!

A travel blog entry by beattie99

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We cross to morocco today to start the real adventure! Very excited but also a bit nervous. Happy Birthday ...

Where we're upto..., Algeciras, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Where we're upto...

A travel blog entry by beattie99

... , guys were really helpful, let's hope it's sorted! Short hop down to Gibraltar, very weird place, seems to be stuck in a time warp! Spain and England have an ugly child! Hotel was awful so we moved to Algeciras to get ready... That brings us to ...

Where we're upto..., Algeciras, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Where we're upto...

A travel blog entry by beattie99

... , guys were really helpful, let's hope it's sorted! Short hop down to Gibraltar, very weird place, seems to be stuck in a time warp! Spain and England have an ugly child! Hotel was awful so we moved to Algeciras to get ready... That brings us to ...

Just pointing out Gibraltar, Gibraltar, Spain travel blog

Just pointing out Gibraltar

A travel blog entry by monkeytoes

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This is the location for the Rock of Gibraltar, England.... which is in the middle of the Costal Del Sol, Spain! bryan and vivian clouds, frowns, sunshine and ...

Algeciras, Spain, Algeciras, Spain travel blog

Algeciras, Spain

A travel blog entry by jonnyontour

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... town/city is for ferries to and from Morocco. If I had known that earlier I would have skipped the overnight accommodation in Algeciras and gone straight to Tangier! Actually, come to think of it I would have skipped the accommodation in Malaga as well ...

Algeciras, Algeciras, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Algeciras

A travel blog entry by anywherebuthere

I get off the ferry from Tangier and Stay in a dumpy hostel by the port for the ...

On the Ferry, Algeciras, United Kingdom travel blog

On the Ferry

A travel blog entry by hitchmorocco

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... it has only just hit us how hard this is going to be! All the truck drivers don't want to take us for insurance reasons and families have no room..eek! Despite this we are still positive although Jennie is grumpy because we are not letting her go to the ...

A day for the truckers, Algeciras, United Kingdom travel blog

A day for the truckers

A travel blog entry by hitchmorocco

... running low. Here Luck was definately on our side as after only 2 mins a Romanian truck driver, who lives in and happened to be driving to Spain pulled up. Max told us he had given another couple of Morocco hitchers a lift last week, so when he had ...

Grandpa has had enough!, Algeciras, Spain travel blog

Grandpa has had enough!

A travel blog entry by europeinakombi

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... alittle crazy buying food we miss (so hungry, haven't eaten all day) and scoff down some good old fish and chips. As we enter back into Spain we realise that the Spanish cross regularly to buy cheap cigarettes and it semmed to attract a certain ...

A little luck......, Algeciras, Spain travel blog

A little luck......

A travel blog entry by samanthamaguire

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We arrive in Algeciras at 10.30pm after leaving about an hour late. Obviously our first stop has to be to try to get money. We ask a policeman directions to an ATM and a short walk later and same result, no go! Ok, now things are a little awkward..... We ...

A very rainy day to hitch , Algeciras, United Kingdom travel blog

A very rainy day to hitch

A travel blog entry by hitchmorocco

After a rather rough night sleep in the rain we set off with Dominique giving us a lift to the edge of the motorway heading to Rennes. After a considerably short time at the side of the road we were picked up by another french guy who offered us a ...

First night, Algeciras, United Kingdom travel blog

First night

A travel blog entry by hitchmorocco

... house past Caen and fed us lovely French food. The irony being he is flying to Morocco today! After spending three or so hours pretending to understand his wife we retreated to our tent in his garden, for a cold and rainy sleep! Sent from my iPhone ...

A very rainy day to hitch , Algeciras, United Kingdom travel blog

A very rainy day to hitch

A travel blog entry by hitchmorocco

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... we began thinking otherwise! In France > it is illegal to hitch on the actual motorway so we alternated > between the slip road and asking inside at the service station, but > sadly there were no takers. Finally around lunchtime the rain > stopped, ...

Luck came our way, Algeciras, United Kingdom travel blog

Luck came our way

A travel blog entry by hitchmorocco

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... we walked for a while and, I hate to say it but Alice got a little grumpy. We found a nice slipway to stand by and amazingly two cars stopped at once! This lift took us to a service station just outside Nantes where we collapsed into chairs but more ...

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