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... I Asked About Gibraltar
What Language do the Locals Speak?
If Someone Flew in a Plane From London to Gibraltar, Would the Flight be Domestic, or International?
Have There Ever Been Actual Wars Over the Rock of Gibraltar, or Just Verbal Arguments?
What is the Biggest Difference Between Gibraltar and the Rest of England? The Weather?
What’s the Biggest Similarity Between Gibraltar and The Rest of ...
... with them is to see how close you can get before they use their fog horns.
My first time sailing properly in the catamaran and what a difference to a mono hull. The boat rocks on the surface on the waves, and even in moderate swell (say 2-3m) does not heel over as much. Despite the additional comfort of a less rocking boat it is a challenge to get used to the constant rocking motion. I spent most of 3 days ...
Now for one of the places that I looked forward to the most – Gibraltar!! It is a British Overseas Territory located on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula at the entrance of the Mediterranean. It has an area of 2.6 square miles and a northern border with Spain. At its foot is the densely populated city area, home to almost 30,000 people. Again, layers and layers of history. During the last war, the ...
... of your home country. You continue walking for another 100 feet and you are greeted but immigration control of the Gibraltar. Here is a simple hello and you are in their country. I was surprised to see the number of people who walk across the border. A little history here. Gibraltar is a small portion at the southern tip of Spain that is not a part of Spain. It is in control of the English. From the locals, I learned that there have been several attempts ...
... a separate exhibit on O’Hara’s Battery. It sits at the highest point and can shoot Africa. The battery was built after WWI and has a massive 9.2 inch gun and when it was fired it would break the windows of the towns people below. While the gun is impressive, the engine and mechanism to move the gun below it is even more so.
Next stop is St. Michael’s cave. Supposed ...
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