Ceuta … a land border between Europe and Africa (yes, really), a mountain peak with an amazing human face and a statue that is often mistaken for something very bad indeed. Curious sights from the Spanish Gibraltar

Ceuta Jebel Musa Dead Woman close up

The fence seen running into the sea at the bottom of this shot, is the heavily guarded frontier fence between Ceuta and Morocco. It also proves that Ceuta may not actually be the location of the southern pillar of Hercules, but who is going to argue over a few hundred metres?

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