Edificio Marina Duquesa
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... a lot of it fenced off. What really catches my attention though, is the large Saudi sponsored mosque built right on the tip of Gibraltar in the late 90s. Just a tad bit too brazen in my opinion… I really don’t want to retrace my steps back that same sun scorched road back to the other end of Gibraltar… maybe I should just take the bus… or… There’s a tunnel that chisels right through the mountain. I don’t know where it goes, ...
When we left Marbella we drove to the Rock Of Gibraltar, the rock was massive!
We did 3 things on the rock, the 1st one is the caves with columns that were big but not
big compared to the worlds biggest column in Nerja.
Next we went to the apes on top of the rock they were really funny.
2 babies were playing on top of our car. ...
... man was sitting there collecting the entrance fee. A Euro or a 50p coin to continue on up the hill. I could have paid more for the tour of the tunnels. I stepped I side the entrance and they were 20 degrees cooler than outside. Since I was already drenched in sweat, I decide to just do a google image search when I get home and pressed on. The route to the top is all drives me. A map I had showed some hiking trails but I only saw an occasional crumbling cement staircase leading ...
... views throughout the whole trip were stunning, and we could see our boat docked at the port, massive compared to most of those surrounding. We were then dropped off in the center city with enough time to stop for fish & chips, and make it to a liquor store (alcohol is duty free, can't pass that up!) Walking back to the boat the entire dock was lined with fisherman that had been there since we had left ...
... lunch. Rather annoyed as departure delayed by bunkering so could have gone into the town. Grrr. Went on deck to wave our union flags on deck at the sail away when it finally happened two hours late due to extended bunkering. Sat out on deck 7 and watched Gibraltar slip into the distance. Wonderful to see dolphins swimming alongside us as we left. Did a load of washing in the laundrette. Went ...
Other places to stay in Manilva
Camino del Penoncillo 21, Manilva | 4 star hotelfrom $47
Urb. Duquesa Hills. Cno del Pedraza s/n, Manilva | 2 star hotelfrom $40
La Foux d'Allos, Allos | 3 star hotelfrom $400
Ctra Nacional 340, Km141 , Manilva | 3 star hotelfrom $67
Carretera del Penoncillo, 17, Manilva | Hotelfrom $34