Monday, November 14, 2011

Port Elizabeth


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Port Elizabeth Central District

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Downtown, Govan Mbeki Street



This historic library is beautiful inside, packed with books and busy with citizens. I found, in one back room, a wonderful collection of maritime books, (under lock and key, but the librarian was happy to open it for me) and I sat for hours browsing through them.







Donkin Area















Nelson Mandella Gallery-Art Museum

ABYC on a dramatic afternoon

Algoa Bay Yacht Club in Port Elizabeth is a small club with a few boats on a couple of docks but they are an active club. Sailing out of thier marina they are imediately confronted by the Indian Ocean, and generally a lot of wind to say nothing of the waves. And they have a great bar.

Oh, did I say the weather is wild?

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ABYC in Port Elizabeth

Boats in ABYC

Algona Bay Yacht Club-A great club

I fell in love with this place. A great little club with a nice place to sail, heaps of wind (Port Elizabeth is "the Windy City") and a good racing program.

View from the hill

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