Tour of Southern Spain, Part 3

Where were we? If you missed it, here are Part 1 and Part 2. DAY 6: GIBRALTER

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The Rock of Gibraltar. Ok, my history knowledge is sadly lacking, so I have to admit that while I have heard of the Rock of Gibraltar, I always thought it was some made-up, mythological place. Oops! Gibraltar is actually a “self-governing British overseas territory” (thanks Wikipedia).

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My favorite part of the entire trip was seeing the Gibraltar monkeys, the Barbary Macaques. They are used to human interaction and are not shy at all. One even jumped onto Borton’s back… although it’s too bad I screamed and scared the poor thing off before I could manage to take a picture!

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This guy seems old and wise, and I just wanted to give him a hug! (Probably not a good idea)

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Baby monkey through the bus window.

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Also at the top of Gibraltar is a cave.

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8 Days a week, since when?

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A double rainbow. Since we saw so much rain on the trip, we also saw a lot of rainbows.

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A monument outside our hotel in Malaga.

DAY 7: MALAGA

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Proudly displaying his sand artwork, “C&B 2010”

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Arial view of Malaga’s bullfighting ring

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Family portrait: mom, sister, me, Borton, dad.

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The other “young people” on the trip that we befriended, they are all Londoners.

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What’s missing? A few hundred years ago, they ran out of money to build the towers of this cathedral… so it’s half completed.

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Skewered sardines that were part of our last lunch of the trip. It was VERY boney, not my favorite.

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Our trusty bus that resembled a caterpillar.

The last night of our trip we stayed in Madrid, where I caught the most terrible case of food poisoning I have ever personally experienced (probably some pasta salad from the hotel buffet). It. was. AWFUL... What a great way to end a great trip, eh?

And there you have it, our trip to the South of Spain, aka Andalusia, hope you enjoyed the photo tour!

The End.