Gibraltar

Nulli Expugnabilis Hosti: “Conquerable by no enemy.”

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory, located in the very south of the Iberian Penninsula, it’s 6 square kilometres.

959 BC the Phoenicians were the first inhabitants on Gibraltar.

I must say, it is a strange thing indeed to cross the border into Gibraltar and go from Spanish to English in a heartbeat. To go from jamon to steak and kidney pie!

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So, we stayed at The Rock hotel. Honeymoon spot of John Lennon and Yoko Ono. It must have had its charm back in the day. It reminded me of a hotel I stayed at once in England- that I will never forget! ( you know who you are, you know where it is! REDRUM!)

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The view was stunning and the pool was lovely to sit beside. Under the cliffs of the Rock and amidst the foliage of hot Spain. It was delightful.

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Touring around took us about an hour or two. It is quite small. Steep but small! The views of the ocean…. what can you say! Ocean views are always spectacular…

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It was a good one day layover before catching our cheap flight out back to Britain.

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2 thoughts on “Gibraltar

    • It has great views! We only had a day there- and I think we travelled the whole place! The downtown is all pedestrian, easily walkable in an hour or two- depending on what you get up to. We drove the circumference of the island. There is a park at the top- we didn’t hike too much there and chose to be lazy by the pool- probably a day or day and a half would suffice. It had great views.

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