In contrast to the verticality of the landscapes and structures, traversing the maritime panorama calls for almost exclusively horizontal movements. Departing, approaching, crossing over: ferries, container ships, rowboats and excursion boats serve as over-sized dollies for spectacular panoramas. Even those who intended to travel around the Mediterranean by land will inevitably arrive at a water passage: The Strait of Gibraltar, the only link between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean. Like the Bosporus or the Suez Canal in the east, it separates the continents and thereby also geographically divides the culturally and politically sovereign territories. The exit of the largest ferry and commercial trading port in the southwestern Mediterranean: In Algeciras, Spain, en route to Tanger-Med, Morocco.