Travel Blogs from La Linea
We arrive at our hotel and breathe a sigh of relief when the taxi costs 30 euros...only HALF of our entire cash!
In to the hotel, where we again hold our breath when we are asked if they can charge our card now. It worked at the riad in Marrakech, but not at the riad in Fez. Will it work here ??? It does!!! So at least we have a bed and whilst we are here for two nights we can eat at the hotel if necessary and charge it to our ...
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We enter Gibraltar by crossing an airstrip which closes the entry road three-four times a day while planes land or take off. We show our passports and drive into town, park and then transfer to a van which proceeds to the Rock. Gibraltar is much larger than I expected populated with 30,000 and numerous high-rises giving it a feeling of being larger than it actually is. That we are not in Spain is notable although cars drive on the right side of the ...
... through birth control. They are all tagged for identification. They were quite cute! We lunched near the marina where the view was filled with sailboats and yachts. There isn't a dock big enough in North Bay to house any of the yachts we saw today. We were very smart to hire a tour guide "Carl", who took very good care of us. We toured the whole town the old side and the new, the new of course is from reclaimed land. Taking the cable car would only take you up and down one ...
... adjacent to the Bay of Gibraltar on the western side. On the east side, the sheer walls of the Rock rise almost vertically from the Mediterranean Sea with just room for a couple of hotels and a beach. All of Gibraltar can be covered on foot for those with the heart and stamina for it. But there are several buses plying a few routes for those who overestimated their walking capacity.
An easy way to explore the Nature Reserve (which is most of the Rock barring ...
... place to buy electrical goods in Europe. The boys seeing all this decided to spend some of there money on new cameras which they both needed (Nicks broken, Oliver's lost) and struck an amazing deal for Nikon Coolpix cameras with case and memory card. At the end of Main Street ( having resisted the British pubs) we found the cable car and armed with the new cameras set off up the Rock. The first thing we found at the top were Barbary Apes so ...
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- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed