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Looking back on Heritage Day…Then & Now

In the spirit of Heritage Day, we at Cape Point Route have been reminiscing about the times been and gone.  So often, it isn’t until we look back on actual photographic evidence that we remember that life wasn’t always the … Continue reading

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The Kakapo Shipwreck in Noordhoek

The Kakapo was a British steamer built in 1898 by the Grangemouth Dockyard Company and commanded by Captain P. Nicolayson. She was on her maiden voyage from Swansea in Wales, to Sydney in Australia. She had put onto Cape Town … Continue reading

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