The top of the rock!


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April 26th 2014
Published: April 26th 2014
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The best vista, according to the vista guy. We rode the cable car to the top of the Rock of Gibraltar and the view is magnificent. We can see Spain, the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, Morocco, Africa, and the town of Gibraltar. It really is an amazing place. Greeting us at the top were the Barbary Apes. Reminded me of the time my brothers bought a pet monkey.

We learned something new yesterday. We noticed that in Lisbon and Cadiz when we entered the port we had "red LEFT returning" navigational aides. Our boating friends will understand that this is opposite of the navigation rules we are accustomed to. We were so curious that we sent a note to the Navigation Officer asking him about this. He explained that in International Waters it is "red left returning". Only in U.S. waters is it "red right". Who knew?!

After our trip to the top of the rock we road a city bus to Europa Point Lighthouse. What a glorious view from one of Europe's most southern points.


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26th April 2014

Keep the blogs comming.
Wonderful info and photos. So very interesting we look forward to your daily blogs. Shery
27th April 2014

WOW!
Looks like you guys are having a great time! what cool places to see! love the pictures, all well here!
28th April 2014

Africa
"Oh, that's Africa in the back round" How cool is THAT?! I never get photo-bombed by Africa in my vacation pics!!!!
2nd June 2014

Top of the Rock
I Made it to the top of the Rock but the most of comfortable way, i went with a mini bus and a guide who was excellent and explained everything in detail, his knowledge in Gibraltar's history was excellent as was also the way he managed the monkeys, very pleasant and i would definitely recommend him here: http://www.gibraltarockapetours.com/

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