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Gibraltar – An Overview
First settled by Moors in the Middle Ages and later ruled by Spain before being claimed by Britain in 1713 Gibraltar is a unique experience with remarkable Jewish history. Known as “The Rock” Gibraltar maybe tiny but is jam packed with interest and intrigue.
Surround by both the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea shoals of dolphins are easily found in the famous straits of Gibraltar whilst you can drift inland and up the rock to visit the only free roaming apes in Europe. Across the ages the endless caves and tunnels have sheltered many, including neanderthal man.
Now a British territory Gibraltar enjoys tax free shopping and boasts an incredible marina, home to a luxury floating hotel. The British influence is obvious but their is considerable Jewish influence to be found here, and Yaya Tours offer unequaled local contacts who can give you a unique insight into this thriving and influential community.
What you will find in Gibraltar is endless stories. From Napoleon’s body being brought ashore after being killed in battle to John Lennon marrying Yoko Ono Gibraltar has tales a plenty. And if you play with those pesky, and cunning, Barbary Apes you may well have your own story to tell long after your visit to “the Rock”.