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Punta del Morro

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    • Day8

      Ceuta

      January 23 in Spain ⋅ 🌙 13 °C

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      Nerja-Algeciras. Dort bei Lidl für die nächste Zeit eindecken, falls es in Marokko nix gibt…
      Schnaps vorsichtshalber in Wasserflaschen umgefüllt. Was wir da noch nicht ahnen, viel zu wenig Bier gebunkert!
      Zu Carlos Tickets nach Ceuta und Retour ohne Zeitlimits gekauft, Drohne deponiert, und da es noch recht früh war, die nächste Fähre genommen.
      Somit sind wir um 19:27 auf dem afrikanischen Kontinent, aber immer noch spanisches Hoheitsgebiet.
      Haben uns dann total in Ceuta‘s Altstadt verfranst weil der anvisierte Lidl-Parkplatz nur eine Tiefgarage war.
      Dann aber doch, direkt am Strand, auf einem öffentliche Parkplatz gestanden, for free.
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    • Day6

      Tarifa, Spain

      December 27, 2019 in Morocco ⋅ ☁️ 59 °F

      Tarifa is a Spanish municipality in the province of Cádiz, Andalusia. Located at the southernmost end of the Iberian Peninsula. Tarifa lies on the Costa de la Luz ("coast of light") and across the Strait of Gibraltar facing Morocco.Read more

    • Day202

      Cueta (Spanish enclave)

      November 3, 2017 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 20 °C

      OK so we decided that when we left Gibraltar we really should a bit of culture before hitting the Costa del Sol so we tried to contact the marinas in Cueta and Smir, just south of Cueta in Morocco proper. Sadly they weren't answering phones or email. We decided to try Cueta first as it was actually Spanish and then if we could reach them go to Smir. The Straits crossing started out OK nice and smooth, but then the water got confused pushing and pulling in various directions then we arrived at the shipping channel proper and we had to start zigzagging to avoid the huge cargo ships and tankers and as if that wasn't fun enough the swell was coming broadside, hilarious. We were also advised, well not us specifically, to be on the look out for an inflatable off the coast of morocco containing about 55 people. Didn't see them. But alls well that ends well and we made it to Cueta, and were assisted to our 'stern to' mooring. I had hoped that there would be a Moroccan feel to the place but not really, a lot of the workers obviously came across the border every day and there were a lot of statues and some lovely buildings but it didn't feel very foreign. We did how ever find a Guernsey registered boat.!! We still couldn't reach Smir Marina and the staff at Cueta were unable to help so that coupled with a forecast that said we either left tomorrow or not for a couple of days as the wind was picking up, this new coupled with charges of almost 40E a night meant we decided to head back across the Straits the next day. A very similar crossing except we were to lookout for a fibreglass boat with 10 people onboard and also had to avoid the live rounds that HMS Simtar would be firing towards the East of Europa point! It was a relief to arrive off the Costa del Sol we chose La Duquesa as supposed to be a smaller marina in a less developed area and a little cheaper. It was all of these things and they gave us a bottle of wine which John described as OK. Will try to add photos when internet link stronger.Read more

      Jessica Lund

      Wow interesting journey! I just watched a documentary on the refugee crisis from a refugee’s view point. One of the guys joined a bigger group to storm the fences that separated Cueta from Morocco. He ended up with a three month jail sentence for his trouble, but is so determined Europe offers a safer place to be that he and others will keep trying.

      11/10/17Reply
      Traveler

      I remember walking past you in Duquesa thinking where do I recognise you from lol 🤣 Then remembering we met a few days earlier in Gibralter!!!

      4/28/18Reply
       

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