Funster spotted La Linea, Gibraltar

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  1. Hel999

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    02E69124-D53B-46E1-9108-CA8F0EF7EFBF.jpeg we are parked up on the lovely aire by the boats in the port at La Linea a few hundred metres from the crossing to Gibraltar. Quite a few British Motorhomes here and we walked past an auto trail with a Funster sticker in the window. Not sure who it is though.
     
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    Knock on the door and introduce yourself. That is what we do when we see a MHF sticker. Never been told to f*** off yet.
     
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    Looks quite busy, are there many spaces available? We might be there in a week or so.
     
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    Plenty Of spaces left at the moment.
     
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    We feel quite safe in the aire but went out for a walk yesterday into La Linea looking for food and ended up coming back and cooking in the MH. All the street cafes were full of groups of smoking, drinking men and hardly any women in sight. It just didn’t feel right.
     
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    Always the 1st time...
     
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    Some of my family live in LaLinea
     
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    It's me and no I wouldn't tell you to go away.
     
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    Wow that's crazy!
     
  11. Jenka

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    We was there last weekend and I agree the town did give an impression of being rough and a few people I spoke too said it is rife with car breakings during the summer. The aire is good for a few nights to visit the Rock .
     
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    Congratulations - in 10 years of membership I've only seen about 6 and they were all in UK, and I'm not including rallies!
     
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    Sadly it’s not a safe place to be at certain times a few months ago the Police lost complete control and the Town was overrun with Drug running etc, eventually forces are brought in from Madrid as both the Police and Gaurdia have their families threatened if they intervene.
    It’s actually getting a lot better as many of the ghetto’s have now been completely removed if you look back from the Paseo you can see all the cleared areas.
    The Aires now in a compound and a great improvement.
     
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    The Aire by the football ground.
     
  15. Jenka

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    The marina aire feels safe but as always be vigilant.
     
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    I'll be going to Gibraltar at the weekend and was hoping to leave my van in one of the parking places just on the spanish side for a few days. Will that be ok do you reckon? Or not such a good idea?
     
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    You might get away with it parked on the marina but I'd be very dubious. Does your insurance cover for leaving it for a few days.
     
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    Hiya Hel999

    The MHF sticker is not me, but I am also here with two other funsters, about 3 vans up from the photo. Two Cityvans and a Frankia. Feel free to knock on the door, I am in the middle, but I warn you i have a stinking cold!!. Moving on the day after tomorrow. It is lovely here, it feels safe, and is a short walk to the border. The weather has been a bit British though, grey and chilly. We even had rain yesterday.
     
  19. Hel999

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    Hi thankyou for the invite but my original post was over a month ago and unfortunately i am now back at work in the cold wet UK :(. Enjoy the rest of your travels :)
     
  20. sciac2001

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    Use the Marina aire. There are regular security patrols.
    The football ground parking area is not officially secure although stadium staff are around during most of the working day.
     
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