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'''Melilla''' is a Spanish protectorate in [[North Africa]], on the Moroccan side of the Mediterranean. In some ways, it's kind of like Ceuta... but in other ways, it's a very unique place.  It is very beautiful!
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'''[http://www.melilla.es/ Melilla]''' is a Spanish exclave in [[North Africa]], on the Moroccan side of the Mediterranean. In some ways, it's kind of like Ceuta... but in other ways, it's a very unique place.  It is very beautiful!
 
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==Talk==
 
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You are in Spain. People speak Spanish. But you are also in North Africa, so many people speak ''Tarifit'' (a variety of Berber).
  
 
==Get in==
 
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===By land===
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From Morocco. Melilla is completely surrounded by Moroccan territory, and this is obviously a very sensitive border. Many try to cross illegally into the EU, with dire consequences. Crossing legally (in either direction) is also an eye-opening experience, but presents no particular difficulties.
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===By air===
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Regular flights from Málaga
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===By sea===
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[http://www.trasmediterranea.es Trasmediterránea] ferries from Málaga and Almería
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==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  
 
==See==
 
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*Plaza de España surrounded by grand buildings
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*''Modernismo'' architecture
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*Old synagogue, now a giant bargain/junk store run by Chinese people.
  
 
===Itineraries===
 
===Itineraries===

Revision as of 14:44, 5 September 2006

Melilla is a Spanish exclave in North Africa, on the Moroccan side of the Mediterranean. In some ways, it's kind of like Ceuta... but in other ways, it's a very unique place. It is very beautiful!

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Other destinations

Understand

Talk

You are in Spain. People speak Spanish. But you are also in North Africa, so many people speak Tarifit (a variety of Berber).

Get in

By land

From Morocco. Melilla is completely surrounded by Moroccan territory, and this is obviously a very sensitive border. Many try to cross illegally into the EU, with dire consequences. Crossing legally (in either direction) is also an eye-opening experience, but presents no particular difficulties.

By air

Regular flights from Málaga

By sea

Trasmediterránea ferries from Málaga and Almería


Get around

See

  • Plaza de España surrounded by grand buildings
  • Modernismo architecture
  • Old synagogue, now a giant bargain/junk store run by Chinese people.

Itineraries

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