Thursday, February 28, 2013

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The clock tower again in all its Victorian Gothic glory. It has a tidal-gauge mechanism on the bottom floor, which was used to check tide levels.A decorative mirror room occupies the second floor so that the Port Captain had a full view of all harbour activities. The clock mechanism is on the top floor and was restored in 1997 so the original clock is still in use today.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

The waterfront clock tower glimpsed through the body of the coke-crate man from the soccer world cup 2010.

The clock tower was built in 1882 and was restore in 1997. It is situated in the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront area.

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Friday, February 22, 2013

Tantalising aromas drift out from the kitchen at the courtyard restaurant, Cape Heritage Hotel





Cape Heritage Hotel

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Monday, February 18, 2013

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Friday, February 15, 2013

Saturday, February 09, 2013

Bo Kaap is known for its brightly coloured houses and is situated at the foot of Signal Hill. It is the spiritual home of the Cape's Muslim community and was originally known as the Malay Quarter.
This is an interesting one, as the stairs up to the front door are missing.





Bo Kaap

Friday, February 08, 2013

Andy Murray  -  -  no, not that one! This Andrew Murray (1828 - 1917) was a minister of the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk and this statue is outside the Groote Kerk, Cape Town.



Andrew Murray

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Replica canon that was fired to announce the arrival of ships in the harbour in the eighteenth century.

They fired it around midday for the tourists!



Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town

Sunday, February 03, 2013

The powder store is painted red - -
The other areas are safe green, as the Egyptian goose knows well.



Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town


Saturday, February 02, 2013


 The morning sundial, Castle of Good Hope Cape Town

 
The afternoon sundial, Castle of Good Hope Cape Town


Castle of Good Hope Cape Town
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