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... in 1848 by Pipe Major John MacDonald of the 79th Cameron Highlanders. This regiment had been stationed for some time as the garrison at Gibraltar. They were about to be transferred. The pipers were delighted to finally be moved off "the Rock" and were pleased to hear they were going to Canada rather than the plague ravaged West Indies. . They learned to play the tune on the ship during their voyage to Canada. At the St. Lawrence, however, a heavy ...
... longer – largely because we left at a busy time of day – probably when a lot of Spaniards were returning back to Spain after a day’s work.
Gibraltar is one of those places which can only be described as peculiar – in the nicest possible way. It is small and picturesque but also very unique. Its inhabitants speak Spanish fluently but often break off into a very ‘British’ English ...
... pontoons. Hence the title of this blog is 'walking the plank'. To get onto the jetty every boat owner has to climb over the pulpit or clamber up from the stern end. We berthed with the bow in so that meant a gap from the pulpit to the jetty of at least 1.5m. Now, that is just too much for me to cope with so Steve had the brilliant idea of using the fender board as a gangplank which he then secured to the jetty and boat. A little bit of derry-do and ...
... pain of the delay! Gibraltar is a strange place. We had togo into the airport drop off our bags, go through two passport controls in order to pick up our bags! Necessary? I think not! My hour in Gibraltar was up and it was time to head to Algeciras. Twenty years since my last visit. An oh what an amazing twenty years! I got to the hostel and chilled out. I was worn out!
Shortly after entry, we jumped in a tour bus which brought us to the major attractions on the Rock (of Gibraltar). The first stop was the Pillars of Hercules, which marked the end of the Earth in the ancient world. From the point where the monument is, you would typically be able to see the African country of Morocco. But, of course, the day we chose to go covered the region in a dense fog. So we never did end up seeing Africa :( But that ...
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