Gibraltar Local Customs

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Gibraltar Local Customs

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    Gibraltar Local Customs

    Since I still had British pounds at home I took them with me which saved me the hassle of changing some EURO or using the ATM. Please note that you will mostly get Gibraltar pounds and pence back which you can only use in Gibraltar and not back in the UK. On the photo you may see a 5 pound note which I quickly spent again. In many places but not...

  • So Very English.....or?

    Gibraltar Local Customs

    It has been a consistent goal of Spanish foreign policy to seek the return of Gibraltar to Spain ever since the 1713 Treaty of Utrecht that gave Gibraltar to Britain. The Franco dictatorship was hard line about its' demand and went as far as closing the border, trying to cut off water supplies and other tactics, none of which worked. In 2002 a...

  • Barbary Apes

    Gibraltar Local Customs

    The last thing we did in Gibraltar was take the #4 Bus from the Guard House area in town around to the more rugged side of the Rock, where the impressive cliffs towered almost vertically above our route. Once again, things did not quite work out as we had planned due to some sort of road works halting our progress in the middle of nowhere. The...

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    Gibraltar Local Customs

    Taken from Wikipedia: The culture of Gibraltar reflects Gibraltarians' diverse origins. While there are Andalusian and British influences, the ethnic origins of most Gibraltarians are not confined to British or Andalusian ethnicities. Most ethnicities include Genoese, Maltese, Portuguese, and German. A handful of other Gibraltar residents are...

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