Just Nuisance was the only dog ever to be officially enlisted in the Royal Navy. He was a Great Dane who between 1939 and 1944 served at HMS Afrikander, a Royal Navy shore establishment in Simon's Town, South Africa. He died in 1944 at the age of seven years and was buried with full military honors.
Cape Town's first traffic light.
The city's first three traffic lights were installed in January 1932.This one is in Darling street near the Castle. They were promptly named Robots. a uniquely South African term which has remained through the years.
5 snippets from Camps Bay’s history - Holiday Bug
Camps Bay has always been a sought-after spot for fun in the sun and on the beach but before it was the haven of models on holiday and those gasping for a cocktail, it was a heavily forested paradise. Vast wilderness In 1652, the Dutch arrived. However, the area was originally inhabited by Khoisan and there were lush forests surrounding now developed areas and over the Twelve Apostles. In the 1600s, wildlife in Camps Bay included lions, leopard and antelope. “Die Baai von Kamptz” Johan…