Saturday, October 18, 2008

USS Theodore Roosevelt

The carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt arrived in Cape Town early in October. She is too large to enter the harbour, so she moored in the bay. Because of the exclusion zone, it was impossible to get a good shot. Also the ocean mist made long lens shots difficult. This is my best shot:

Afrikaanse Taal Monument

It was a rainy day when we popped in to the Afrikaanse Taal Monument near Paarl. As one of my forebears was responsible for publishing the first Afrikaans newspaper at Paarl in 1876, I thought it interesting to post some pics.