Saturday July 4, 2020

A rock worth fighting for

Gibraltar, hanging off the southern tip of the Iberian peninsula and so close to Africa that you could almost reach out and touch it, is by its nature an odd place.

18th February, 2006

Gibraltar, hanging off the southern tip of the Iberian peninsula and so close to Africa that you could almost reach out and touch it, is by its nature an odd place.

The enormous Rock of Gibraltar is a limestone mass stretching 1,400 feet out of the ocean, marking the southernmost tip of Europe and acting as a guard over the narrow channel where the Mediterranean meets the Atlantic.

Even in driving rain, travelling by car down...

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