With Friday afternoon upon us, at four o'clock the RGP reported a 2-hour queue from vehicles travelling into Spain. The current frontier queue surpasses Devils Tower Road with the Eastside Reclamation holding area currently in operation.
Over the peak summer season, Gibraltar’s visitors will again be assisted by the Tourist Board’s Visitor Information Patrols. These smartly-dressed Patrols have become a popular sight in Gibraltar in recent years, assisting thousands of tourists to find their way around the city’s sites of interest and leisure amenities.
The Ministry of Culture, in conjunction with the Gibraltar Chronicle and the Department of Education & Training, will hold a Poetry Competition as part of the 2013 autumn cultural programme.
In an article published by Hydrogeologist Scott Johnson, for ‘art technica’ it is suggested that the tectonic plate separating Africa and the Bay of Gibraltar is slowly moving under another.
Mr. Johnson claims that Africa is heading for a collision with Europe, eventually closing the Strait. He adds that the rocks along the shoreline of the Strait are actually on the oceanic plate trapped between the two continents. It is noted that this part of the plate continues to also move west toward the Atlantic.