Spain 2005 
With the tourist attractions closed on Sunday, it's a monkey paradise.
With the tourist attractions closed on Sunday, it's a monkey paradise.


The Cliffs of Insanity!
The Cliffs of Insanity!

Some ships were just idling off the east coast of Gibraltar.
Some ships were just idling off the east coast of Gibraltar.

This photo utterly fails to convey the distance (about 1200 feet down and a few hundred feet over) to that resort.
This photo utterly fails to convey the distance (about 1200 feet down and a few hundred feet over) to that resort. *

In the bad old days, the tourists had to climb with no railing.  These swanky switchbacks are way better.
In the bad old days, the tourists had to climb with no railing. These swanky switchbacks are way better.

See?  I was really there, damnit!
See? I was really there, damnit!


Looking down on the south-west corner of Gibraltar.
Looking down on the south-west corner of Gibraltar.

Yes, I think it's pretty clear there's no access...
Yes, I think it's pretty clear there's no access...

One of at least a dozen tunnels I saw receeding into the mountain.  Unfortunately, most are repositories for such trash.
One of at least a dozen tunnels I saw receeding into the mountain. Unfortunately, most are repositories for such trash. *

Another "path" I followed.  This one for quite a while.
Another "path" I followed. This one for quite a while.

Quick flower pic along the way.
Quick flower pic along the way.

More military ruins.
More military ruins.

View from the southernmost peak.  That middle peak is the highest; then there's the first one you see upon entering Gibraltar.  All the flat land in the background is Spain.
View from the southernmost peak. That middle peak is the highest; then there's the first one you see upon entering Gibraltar. All the flat land in the background is Spain.

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