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anyone been to gibraltar europe what do you think

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1. Posted by mally (Respected Member 199 posts) 10y

come on tell us the truth . was it good or bad? did they speak english spanish or what ? tell us all

2. Posted by Reece Sanford (Travel Guru 1368 posts) 10y

when was Gibralter moved to Central and South America?

3. Posted by bowsie (Budding Member 7 posts) 10y

They nearly all speak English.

Hellhole though. The Rock's nice.

4. Posted by rainstorm (Budding Member 16 posts) 10y

I was there when I was 11 and had fun with the monkeys on the rock.
And it was fun looking all the way over to Africa.
That's about all I can remember...

5. Posted by widget88 (Budding Member 4 posts) 10y

Mostly spoke english. I thought it was great in gibraltar! Monkeys were great fun and standing right at the top of the rock was incredible if not slightly terrifying. If you far enough africa-ward you reach a shop which sign says "Last shop in Europe - much cheapness!".
The plane landing and take off is great - if the pilot misses your in the sea (sorry if this doesnt fill you with confidence but when i went i thought this was great fun). Also when you leave gibraltar to go to spain you drive across the plane runway. Coming into land is fantastic as you come round the rock which is absolutely bigger than i imagined.
My only warnings are:
dont use a wide car - we borrowed a family friends overly wide car which made the roads interesting. Some of the two way roads are as wide a british one way and People park their cars down both sides.
if you choose to travel into spain prepare to be searched on the way out and have trouble finding your way back in.

6. Posted by TwinA (Budding Member 2 posts) 10y

Hey! Spent New Years 2006 in Gibralter totally by accident. Tried to get to Africa but didn't work. Gibralter was one of the places on my trip from October 2005 to January 2006 that I'm still not quite sure how I feel about. It was strange. Not quite English, not quite Spanish, and not quite Moroccan. An interesting hybrid. We didn't make it up the Rock, as everything seemed closed down. The downtown looks very Spanish, narrow streets and all, but I found it kind of claustrophobic. As well, the apartment building sprawl is quite ugly. I can't say really whether I'd recommend it. Maybe for a day or two. Why not?