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Gibraltar

  After the rain this gull came to visit

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Gibraltar

November 14th we awoke to a foggy day. Today we were entering the Mediterranean through the Strait of Gibraltar and landing on “The Rock” at 11:45 AM. The weather was still overcast and rain started to fall so we donned our rain gear and umbrellas and proceeded to walk into town. Although it was raining we still enjoyed the sights as the town was decorated for Christmas. We went to our favorite restaurant, The Angry Friar, for lunch and this time we ate inside which was fully decorated for the season. After lunch we strolled back to the ship. The sun started to peek through and...

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Gibraltar

Being our second time in Gibraltar, we decided to explore the ¬†town. There was a short walk from the pier to the old (walled) city. We entered the city and strolled up and down the main street passing the major buildings including The Convent where we watched the changing of the guard. We ate across the street at The Angry Friar and had Fish & Chips and a pint.       East Gate Angry Friar Pub Changing of the Guard Convent Guard House Convent – The governor’s residence Street Crossing Main Street Main Street Grand Casement Rock of...

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Gibraltar

We arrived “On the Rock” just as the sun was rising. Our day included a cable car ride to the top of the rock and then we hiked half way down to St. Michael’s Cave. We then went to the Great Siege Tunnels. Upon leaving we circumnavigated the peninsula.         Gibraltar-logo Leaving Rock of Gibraltar Gibraltar ‘Europa Point’ Great Siege Tunnels Great Siege Tunnels Saint Michael’s Cave Ampitheater Barbary Apes Barbary Apes (Macaques) Cable to-from Top of the Rock Rock of Gibraltar...

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