May 18, 2012
Stranded on Clifton – A Cape Town Tourism photo essay
With a passion for travel, tourism and social media, Cape Town is the quintessential backdrop for Media Developer Leon Jamarie and his cape adventures.
With the City as his canvass Leon paints the town red covering a range of events and activities in the peninsular while staying true to the traditional culture the mother city offers it’s children,
Originally from Durban, Leon is still an accidental tourist in the city he now calls home and as such is on the line between resident and local tourist able to provide inside knowledge and flavour to the average mundane travel blog.
He is always on the look out for that hidden gem or typical CT party. If it’s fun, relevant, he will cover it.
Capetonians have been tweeting non-stop over the stranded Japanese longliner, Eihatsu Maru, which ran aground on Clifton First Beach on Saturday, May 11, 2012. Naturally, our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group members captured it on camera. Despite the furore over the ship's beaching, the large vessel does nothing to hamper the breathtaking beauty of the atlantic seaboard coastline.
The City of Cape Town reports that efforts to salvage the Eihatsu Maru are ongoing.
Below are a few images of the Eihatsu Maru stranded on Clifton First Beach by our members:
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