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The Rock

Gibraltar, UK!

February 18th 2012
Yesterday my program took us on a 2.5 hour bus ride to Gibraltar. Gibraltar is technically a part of the UK, so now I can officially tell people I've been to the UK! Anyway, I think Gibraltar has been my favorite trip thus far. At the tip of Gibraltar there is a giant rock, and if you drive or climb to the top you get a terrrific view of the Mediterranean Sea, the Atlantic Ocean, and Africa ... 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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