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The Rock as seen from Spain  
   

The Rock as seen from Spain

A Bit o Brit - A Visit to Gibraltar

July 3rd 2011
There is a bit if British territory off the south of Spain. Gibaltar, or The Rock, is home to about 30,000 residents. One can see double decker buses, policemen in their old-fashioned uniforms and the distinctive red phone booths and postal boxes. An important site of several conflicts, including WW2, the mountain and caves are peppered with bastions. We took a bus about halfway up the mountai ... read more
Europe » Gibraltar

Gibraltar Flag Strategically important, Gibraltar was ceded to Great Britain by Spain in the 1713 Treaty of Utrecht; the British garrison was formally declared a colony in 1830. In referendums held in 1967 and 2002, Gibraltarians ignored Spanish pressure and voted ... ... read more
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