The Edge of Forever- Click! – South Africa

So many pictures. So much beauty.  Let’s travel the trails of  the fabulous South Africa, a country not without it’s scars.  Here people  cling to hertitage and homelands with a devoted passion.  Why?  Because it’s absolutely worth it! there are so many stories behind the camera lens.

A for “Agulhas Lighthouse”

The oldest working lighthouse in South Africa has played her part in guiding ships around the Cape known for its storms for over 150 years. 

Agulhas Lighthouse

Here she stands facing a ship graveyard, the southern most tip of the continent of Africa, where mammoth storms rage in the winter.  The place where the currents of Indian and Atlantic oceans meet.

From the Lighthouse

The town of L’Agulhas lies nearby, 170 kms from Cape Town. The Cape of Agulhas, with it’s rocky beach and gentle coastline is not as spectacular as the Cape of Good Hope.  However, there is work to be done! 

This lighthouse stands proudly at the bottom of Africa, doing her job, endevouring to warn ships, as the world sails by her, day upon every passing day. 

My entry for Jenny’s Alphabe Thursday. – A

For pictures attached thanks to ‘maanmuis’

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About liz2you

Life just happens when you plan something else. 50 years spent in Africa and relevant stories.
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9 Responses to The Edge of Forever- Click! – South Africa

  1. Charlotte says:

    So wonderful to have a daily trip back home !!
    Keep the history coming.

  2. Always thought it would be fun to live in a lighthouse, at least for a while.

  3. fredamans says:

    Amazing photo of the lighthouse, but stunning panoramic shot!

  4. Betty says:

    What a nice picture and an interesting post. Interesting to learn about the ships graveyard and the rough winter weather.

  5. I have always loved Lighthouses.

    The scars of Africa are signs of strength and perseverance!

    Thanks for this awesome post for the letter “A”.

    A+

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