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 Pillars of Hercules Plaza de la Costitucion statue front

Ceuta appears much more comfortable celebrating its mythological connections with Greece and Rome than its historical connections with Africa and ancient Islam. Busts and statues related to Greek and Roman mythology are amongst the many Spanish-themed works of art dotted around the port

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