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Here I would love to share with you our travels and adventures as international mushroom consultants. MEMOIRS about husband Pieter Vedder, who was a SCIENTIFIC PIONEER in Mushroom Cultivation Education. His practical handbook is in 9 languages and is called the MUSHROOM BIBLE: https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2020/08/modern-mushroom-growing-2020-harvesting.html

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Part XI - Rhodes Memorial on Devil's Peak in Cape Town, S.A.

WISHING ALL READERS A HAPPY NEW YEAR!

On that memorable sightseeing tour with Graham H. Boonzaaier, Sunday, November 24 of 1985, we also went to Rhodes Memorial on Devil's Peak, Western Cape for a stunning panoramic view!
Beautiful statue of Cecil John Rhodes on his horse.
Built after a Greek temple.
We did see Groote Schuur where the world's 1st heart transplant got done in 1967 (see mention in previous post below) and from there to Rhodes Memorial.
For link to this map: Rhodes Memorial click it.
Beautiful view from Rhodes Memorial. Pieter is seated on the stone edging and Mr. Graham H. Boonzaaier to the right with his wife Patricia.
Great views from up high on Devil's Peak with the ocean to the left, above those trees but photo is too hazy...
View from Rhodes Memorial over Cape Town area.
Cape Town post card
CAPE TOWN
(from left to right): Rhodes Memorial near Groote Schuur - Official residence of the State President - The University of Cape Town - Groot Constantia, former home of Governor Simon van der Stel. Centre: Mostert's Mill on De Waal Drive

Thank you for your visit and stay tuned for Part XII


Related links:
Part X - Cape Town, South Africa | previous post by me
Part IX - BLAAUWKLIPPEN Homestead in Sellenbosch, South Africa | previous post by me
Part VIII - Stellenbosch, S.A. with its Cape Dutch Architecture | previous post by me
Part VII -  Lanzerac Hotel in Stellenbosch, South Africa | previous post by me
Part VI - Interview at South African Broadcasting Corporation in Joburg | previous post by me
Part V - Tongaat Mushrooms in Bryanston, South Africa | previous post by me
Part IV - INDABA Hotel, Spa & Conference Centre in Bryanston, South Africa | previous post by me
Part III - Highveld Mushrooms in Bryanston, South Africa | previous post by me
Part II - Pretoria and Sandton City, South Africa | previous post by me
Part I - Johannesburg, South Africa | previous post by me
My South Africa Publication Around Husband Pieter's Lectures at Congress | previous post by me



12 comments:

  1. Hi Mariette. The view from Rhodes Memorial is stunning! I love the stone pavement and edging there.
    It’s getting quite cold. Stay warm and safe! xo

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  2. Dear Mariette - I missed out on seeing the Rhodes Memorial which looks stunning. We went to the top of Table Mountain which also has very spectacular views.
    Wishing you and Peiter a very happy and also healthy 2018 - thank you for letting me know how well Peiter is doing.

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  3. Dear Mariette,
    I wish you a very good start into the next year. You always have so wonderfull Pictures from your journeys. I love this impressions from our world.
    Best wishes for you and your Family
    send from Germany ( I hope my english isn´t to bad)
    Anke

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  4. Then you had a wonderful journey! Memorials is awesome. Happy New Year!

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  5. Hello Mariette, That Rhodes Memorial is an amazing building, with its Greek temple design and those lions! However, Rhodes no longer is on the admired role model list, and people are attempting to dismantle his various honors--I hope this building survives OK.

    Once again, Happy 2018!
    --Jim

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  6. Hallo Mariette , de eerste foto denk als je ervoor staat ,dat het in het echt nog groter is ...

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  7. Happy new year dear Mariette !
    I wish you good health, good recovery to Peter.
    Hugs

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  8. Hoi Mariette,
    Allereerst wil ik je alle geluk en gezondheid toewensen voor 2018!!
    Wat een prachtige beelden. Lijkt me echt fantastisch om het leven daar zo eens mee te maken.

    Groetjes, Marco

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  9. What an impressive monument. Isn't it fun to look back at our travels. I don't think we realized then how young we looked.

    Happy New Year Mariette ...may your new year be filled with happiness and good health. JAney

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  10. Seeing all your photos is about as close as I will ever get to South Africa. :) My mom and brother are in Mississippi and say that it's colder than usual there, plus they had 6 inches of snow about a month ago which is also out of the ordinary. Warm wishes! Happy New Year!

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  11. Dearest Mariette,

    Happy New Year to you and Pieter and hope 2018 will be a wonderful year for you both.
    Wishing you good health, especially Pieters recovery and happiness,
    Sending love and hugs
    Carolyn

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  12. Such a beautiful tour, dear Mariette. I am fascinated with the amazing countryside - with mountains and sea. Hugs xo Karen

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