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Walk in Africa / Cape Peninsula  / The wreck of The Kakapo
1 Nov

The wreck of The Kakapo

We walked across the pure white sands of Noordhoek Beach. This is how it looked before we crossed it:

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. . . . and this is how it looked as we crossed it (watch this space for more about that guy on the left, with the sunglasses and black cap!).

We inspected the remains of the wreck of the Kakapo and empathised with Captain Nicholayson, whose error parked the ship here on the beach in 1900.

We were very forunate to see this beautiful “Early Blue Disa” (Disa purpurascens):

Since i received a special request to feature them, here is a picture of my floriphilic canines – the dogs in the daisies.


  • Anders Holmberg
    November 2, 2010 at 4:04 pm

    Hello. Thank you for nice pictures, but more with my wife Annica, please….

    Best regards
    Anders Holmberg
    p.s. tell Annica Vilhelm has vacuumcleaned the flat today. I hope…d.s.

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