Part II The return Flight, George to Cape Town, South Africa
Day 2, Saturday 18JUL
George - Cape Town
Our friends Renate and Klaus
us on a drive through the Knysna area that morning. The last time Anne
had been there was
Our friends disappointed that we could not stay longer took us back to George airport after lunch.
Today’s leg would take us in westerly direction along the coastline to Cape Agulhas, the most southerly point in Africa and then to Cape Town.
This leg we choose to fly at 1500 ft AGL and so we enjoyed what we saw along the coastline at its best.
Approaching the Cape Town area, we established radio contact only after passing the Danger Point NDB, just south of False Bay.
After I requested a direct
routing of 16
miles over open sea to the Cape of Good Hope, the controller asked me
confirm that our Comanche
Needless to engage into an
obediently followed the magnificent coastline of False Bay via Somerset
the Naval base at
Sheer cliffs at the meeting point of the Atlantic Ocean ….. with the warmer waters of the Indian Ocean
We then routed along the western coast of the Cape peninsula abeam the impressive Table Mountain and Cape Town’s Harbour and City.
Touching down at D.F. Malan
controllers were surprised at the presents of a Swiss registered
which came such a long way,
Cape Town Harbour and City
For the rest of the day we
interesting downtown area of Cape Town and the harbour market and then
really spoiled for dinner