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... of the tunnels, it was found that a better place for the cannons was inside the tunnels. The tunnels were built by hand using gunpowder and simple tools. These tunnels were also used during WWII and additional tunnels were built at that time. There are 30 km of tunnels inside the rock, as well as roads and a large water reservoir. The tour of the tunnels was again a long downhill walk through the tunnels – and there was only one way out ...
... themselves charming, particularly the babies who were very reminiscent of misbehaving children. One kept running off, only to be dragged back to its family by its long-suffering mother (or possibly sibling).
Gibraltar's town was less exciting; it was essentially a normal British town centre but with 35 degree heat. But it was sort of comforting to see Marks and Spencer and Next as we strolled along Main Street and to hear English voices all around.
... had become so scorched that a blister had developed and burst, leaking all night, and as I was sunburnt on every side of my face, there was no comfortable position to lie, added to that I was absolutely shattered, and there was a fly in my room had decided to land on my face every time I was almost asleep (oh, and as I said, it didn't get dark until really late at night), you can imagine the quality of my sleep that night!
... ever since, water will not be a problem.
Back in Mallorca we had Orca hauled out of the water for about a week, to have the hull and rudder checked and some repairs made to a few items along with a fresh coat anti fouling paint being applied to the hull, so from top to bottom we have done our homework, I think we are ready.
It’s now daylight outside, things to do and check for tomorrow we set out.
To be continued……….
... departed at1330 and we arrived in the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, in North Africa, at 1430. Ceuta is 18.5 sq kms and has been held by Spain for about 500 years. While about half the population of Ceuta are Muslim, the place is definitely Spanish. Cath had expected a mixture of North Africa and subsaharan black Africa instead of the costa del sol. We walked around the centre of town on a Friday afternoon and the shops were closed from 2 to 5pm ...