February 2010 Blog Posts (5)

Access to Devils Tooth - Update

Managed to speak to someone who lives opposite on eof the entrances to Devils Tooth who mentioned he sees gardeners entering the site.

It's now a question of tracking down the firm responsible for this.

Added by Gus Linares on February 17, 2010 at 5:46am — 1 Comment

Gibraltar from the Sea

I've managed to convice a colleague at work to take me on a trip round Gib on a fishing boat next week, weather permitting.

Hope its stable, probably down a box of "Sealegs" before I get onboard.

Garry mentioned that original exposures might have taken around 20mins.

How did they manage to photograph for the period of time while on a boat that is swaying with the swell?

Added by Gus Linares on February 12, 2010 at 2:30am — 5 Comments

Old Mole - Devil's Tongue

I drove by the old mole last weekend, trying to discover where the original photo 21 had been taken from. I saw that the road leading into the nearby estate actually cuts thru' the old mole and that the end part of the mole was located on the other side of the road. On this lay an office building with steps leading up to it.

This would be the ideal location or rather the only location from where a new photo could be taken and recreate the original. We can see in the original that the… Continue

Added by Gus Linares on February 12, 2010 at 2:24am — 1 Comment

No Access to Devil's tooth + Devil's Gorge

As envisaged, access to these two areas seem quite impossible as they are either fenced or have high walls around the area.

Funny how the sign barring access reads rock falls, if this were the case the housing developments would be in grave danger as they are below any rocks that could actually fall. As far as I remember the pathway leading to Devils Tooth was quite impossible to have a rock fall on you, at least less likely than… Continue

Added by Gus Linares on February 8, 2010 at 3:53am — 5 Comments

Devil's tooth + Devil's Gorge

I will be trying to access Devil's tooth + Devil's Gorge area this afternoon.

However not sure if access to these areas is still available as (as Gill has explained) these are now private estates and walls have been erected all around.

As a child I used to play in the Devil's Tooth area, was known as the "Rolli Camp". It was a geat place for a kid in Gib, full of wildlife and greenery without having to walk up to the Upper rock. Was also a great shortcut to get to camp bay.

Added by Gus Linares on February 7, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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