Along Main Street and its connecting streets, are many duty-free shops, restaurants and pubs with. Being a British enclave since 1704, English is the predominate language. Bobbies, red pillar post boxes and red British phone booths all contrast with mainland Spain. Food menu selections and specials are listed on chalkboards with prices in pounds sterling. We went for a lunch of traditional English Fish and Chips downed with a Newcastle.
A good place to get a sense of the history of this strategic and geopolitical hotspot is the Gibraltar Museum located in the Bomb House building that is actually built on the Moorish baths of the previous occupiers. There are audiovisual presentations and several...Read More