My 5: Upper Rock Nature Reserve, Gibraltar.

Leave a comment

1. The Royal Anglian Way, March 2017. A visit to the British overseas territory of Gibraltar offers up much for first time visitors. The town itself provides a charming taste of olde-worlde Blighty with traditional pubs, a historical cemetery and tranquil Botanic Gardens. But let’s face it; the real attraction is Gibraltar Rock, one of the most spectacular landforms in Southern Europe. I spent the better part of my two day visit hiking around The Upper Rock Nature Reserve, taking in its plentiful sights. This shot was taken on a trail that runs along the western slope, about eight hundred and ten feet above sea level. Apart from the amazing views over town and Gibraltar Strait, you’ll also pass a number of abandoned military installations and a cave battery. There’s a beautiful selection of flora and fauna along the way and if you’re lucky you might catch sight of a wild goat or a swooping kestrel.

Continue Reading »