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What can we say about this bizarre little British enclave clinging to the coast of Spain? Gibraltar has the only colony of monkeys in Europe. The only way to reach Gibraltar is to drive across its airport. Its main tourist attractions are on (or inside) the giant rock that gives it its nickname. The only word we can use to describe this little country is weird – And we like it that way.

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Barbary Macaques on The Top of the Rock, Gibraltar

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Haven’t you always wanted a monkey? I have!

Gibraltar is weird. It’s owned by England, yet dangles off the end of Spain. You have to drive across an airport runway to get to it and its main feature is a giant rock riddled with caves and inhabited by monkeys. We couldn’t wait to visit it.

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