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2018/10/01 Spain Day 08: Gibraltar
π 2018-10-01 01:01 in Spain2018, Trips

We arrived the previous evening in time for sunset:





The next morning, great breakfast, and we then walked to the Gilbraltar border across the border:





Once the border was crossed, we took the bus to the botanical garden and wildlife park under the cable car:

the bus drives across the airport runway
the bus drives across the airport runway








Speaking of runway, it's probably the only major international airport with a stoplight to allow people and cars to cross the runway in between plane landings. Spooky...






cars released right after the plane landing
cars released right after the plane landing

fun to walk it and see the runway like this
fun to walk it and see the runway like this

We then took the cable car up:


great views from the top
great views from the top







Gibraltar has many monkeys running around:








There are several military installations you can visit, including: O'Hara's Battery






lots of tunnels
lots of tunnels



We then did a lot of walking down to the different attractions:






Next was the suspension bridge, world war II tunnels and city under siege:



the british dug out a lot of tunnels, impressive
the british dug out a lot of tunnels, impressive






great view of the airport (and where the enemies would attack from)
great view of the airport (and where the enemies would attack from)








long walk down and back up
long walk down and back up

We then walked down to walk around town:


much lower taxes, so people buy cigarettes and alcohol and take them back across the border
much lower taxes, so people buy cigarettes and alcohol and take them back across the border

view of the windows in the rock
view of the windows in the rock

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