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Gibraltar's a nice place. It can be costly but well worth the trip. The rock is scary to drive up though.
I expected a lot more! Gibraltar is not a nice place!
Gibraltar is very touristic and overpriced. But if you travel trough the south of Spain, it's a must to visit.
I can confirm that Gibraltar is a dump, having just spent the weekend there. They have overpriced hotels; poor restaurants; naff, British-style pubs -- worse still is the depressing array of tenement flats with washing hanging from most windows. It represents the very worst of the U.K. society and should be condemned, demolished, and given to the Spanish, who could make it respectable. I felt sorry for the monkeys having to put up with the dregs surrounding the rock.
Gibraltar's main problem seems to be the British expats found in every bar and restaurant complaining that it's crap and not like England (they do the same in Spain) and the low life Spanish cigarette smugglers stuffing half-dismantled mopeds with cigarettes on every street corner. The locals are extremely friendly; depending on the time of year, weather can be quite warm and humid. Shopping is extremely cheap if you avoid the establishments aimed at lightening tourists' wallets. If you expect Spanish food (like tapas) in a British country, be prepared to pay for it. Historically, the place is amazing. To see all of the tourist attractions (many by appointment with a military guide) you need at least a week in the country. To really enjoy the place (and the beaches) several weeks and an open mind are recommended.
I camped in Gibraltar illegally -- it was great and really cheap. I recommend the beaches. It's a world away from the scummy port towns that are very dodgy.

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