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Rock of Gibraltar

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This limestone peak jutting out of Gibraltar is now known for its Barbary ape reserve (these are Europe’s only wild monkeys), but was once known as the end of the known world and was thought to be one of the pillars holding up the sky (you can see it for miles around.). Riddled through with defensive tunnels, the rock and Gibraltar have been fought over for centuries, but is now owned by the British.

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“Good times on Main Street for thriving Gibraltar”

By Giles Tremlett for The Guardian First Published: Tuesday 24 March 2009 A line of Spanish cars snakes past the Union flag and helmeted Gibraltarian bobbies at the frontier. But their owners are not here to reclaim Spanish sovereignty over the rocky p… Read more...

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spent a few days in Gibraltar whilst on holiday in Marbella. Small shopping area lots of bagains much cheaper to shop than Marbella. Drinks were ridiculosly cheap and for a small place we found plenty to do.

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