HMS Birkenhead – part 2

Through the ages many ships have sunk off the dangerous coast of the Strandveld, the castaways from these wrecks played an integral part in helping to shape the culture, traditions, language and architecture of this wonderful area on the southern coast of Africa. The sea doesn’t have friends, the Southern Atlantic is a cold, dangerous…

HMS Birkenhead – part 1

After a recently completed  Overberg Explorer tour I had some time to kill, so I decided to pop into the penguin sanctuary at Kleinbaai. After a thoroughly rewarding experience I still had a  few more hours to kill, so  I thought I would drive down to Kleinbaai proper, a little trip down memory lane if you…