Sunday, February 21, 2016

Monkey business on a half-free day.

As I mentioned, Monday was the only day that had a Challengers Day, and no Masters round, I decided to see the famous Gibraltar 'apes' in the afternoon.  From the flat it was about a 15 minute walk to Cable car that takes visitors to the top of the Rock where the apes hang out. Technically, they are Barbary Macaques. According to Wikipedia, "The Barbary macaque population of Gibraltar is the only such population outside of Northern Africa and the only population of wild monkeys in Europe. The Rock of Gibraltar is populated by approximately 230 macaques."

A few steps from the cable stop at the top, I came across the first

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