Travel Blogs from Los Barrios
... monkeys, tail less Macaca sylvanus, usually hang out but there has been some reconstruction down there and they have moved house. The cable car stop at middle station is not for the faint hearted! Station is a major exaggeration. One wouldn’t want to have any fear of heights whatsoever (thats my frightfully posh British accent) it is a frail looking construction in the middle of nowhere – Possibly 2 metres square with a ramp to terra firma. ...
... macaques, or monkeys. They are free to walk around among the tourists, but are said to bite if threatened or if they see food. We steered clear, but took pictures. Inside on stairwell four smaller ones were playing as if the hand railings were a personal jungle gum made just for them.
Much of the peninsula of Gibraltar is land re-claimed from the sea, with beautiful homes and condos and marinas. We spoke on the bus with a young women ...
Another fine warm day although there was a bit of cloud occasionally and even a few drops of rain, 2 or 3 maybe when one big black cloud came through in the afternoon. Gibraltar surpassed expectations, a really interesting place with a mixture of British and Spanish culture. We were able to walk to town and to the cable car up to the top of the Rock (about 30 minute walk). Luckily or more likely by good planning we were early getting to ...
A real sense of dread woke us up this morning, it was raining - no surprise there but we knew we had to leave the campsite today, the dread wasn't because we were leaving (I think we have been spoilt with the atmosphere and staff at turiscampo, everyone here, if they spoke to you, made you feel you were in the way!) the dread was that we had to try and get off an already muddy pitch so with the rain goodness ...
... definitely a reminder not to let your guard down, not even for a second, to two seemingly nice guys. This little incident can easily be summed by the equation Smooth Talkers + Dumb Tourist = Easy Scam.
Ceuta - the border was very busy and disorganized, and we felt like we were melting under the hot Moroccan sun. The dusty conditions didn't help either, making the first lineup feel longer than it was, and making the second lineup feel even ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet