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Swimming With Fishies

May 10th 2007
There was only one thing going through my mind as I watched the 'Blue Pointer' pull up to the dock. It was a line from one of my favorite movies and it seemed fitting at the time: "You're going to need a bigger boat!" The sun was just beginning to show itself behind the distant mountains when we pulled out of the harbor at Simon's Town, passed the small lighthouse and headed into the rolling water ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Cape Town

South African Flag After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more
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