In Ancient history, Gibraltar marked the western border of the known world. Nowadays, the Rock continues to peacefully stand watch over the straits. Its summit is a landmark for migratory birds, and the waters around it are full of dolphins, not to mention the caves and galleries that make the rock look rather like a piece of cheese! Any visit to Gibraltar should include the Rock's nature reserve, the various viewpoints and, of course, the shopping. The place has a typically British feel to it, apart from the Mediterranean climate, and it a truly interesting destination for a number of reasons.