A lone fishing boat out in Algoa Bay at dawn
Port Elizabeth is slowly becoming a more and more popular stopover spot for cruise ships. Today the city was extremely fortunate to have the Queen Elizabeth visit for the day. The Queen Elizabeth is a Vista-class cruise ship operated by the Cunard Line. She is the second largest ship constructed for Conurd, exceeded only by … Continue reading The Queen Elizabeth visits Port Elizabeth
Last Sunday there was a cold wind blowing and it really wasn't beach weather. Saturday afternoon already the Damselfly said that she wanted to go for a walk on the beach Sunday so come the day she wasn't going to allow the weather to put her off. The walk was very short though but I … Continue reading Framed fishing boat
Coega Harbour seen from Bluewater Bay Beach. Notice the two oil rigs currently being worked on in the harbour.
The Sundays River Ferry pulled up to the dunes for the passengers to climb to the top to enjoy the surrounding view.
I don't get to go to the harbor that often. It doesn't help that security is tight to get it so when I do its because of something that is on at the Algoa Bay Yacht Club. This was the case a week or so ago when I was invited to a function at the … Continue reading Yacht Club yachts
Port Elizabeth is the only city in South Africa with two commercial harbours that can accommodate big ships. The Port Elizabeth Harbour has been around since the 1930's while the Coega deep water harbour has been in operation for about a decade now. Although the two isn't as busy as Durban Harbour which is the … Continue reading Ships in Algoa Bay
Last week I got to attend an event at the Algoa Bay Yacht Club to celebrate a couple of awards won by Port Elizabeth's marine tour and whale watching operator Raggy Charters. I noticed these three red, white and blue fishing boats tied up to each other and just had to snap a pic. Oh, … Continue reading Red, white and blue fishing boats
A couple of ships at anchor in Algoa Bay seen from the top of the Donkin Lighthouse... in black and white
Standing at the top of the Campanile one tends to wonder how many have never seen the views from up here. I can understand somebody who is unable to climb for whatever reason not to go to the top, but most others who have never been there is probably to some degree just too lazy … Continue reading Fishing boats in the harbour