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Re: My Port Elizabeth : A Daily Walkabout Town
« Reply #80 on: April 10, 2012, 07:48:29 am »
Great thread and pics mate.

Thanks for posting.

Just showed my English wife and she says it is much nicer than where we live.
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Re: My Port Elizabeth : A Daily Walkabout Town
« Reply #81 on: April 10, 2012, 08:04:50 am »
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Mail and some foties sent.

Keep it up, love this!

Grew up in Uitenhage, went to UPE '77-'80, nice to see all those places again.

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Re: My Port Elizabeth : A Daily Walkabout Town
« Reply #82 on: April 10, 2012, 03:41:48 pm »
Hi Jup, Thanks, very nice, could you get some some pics of the outlying suburbs like Uitenage and Despatch, i'm sure there is a bunch of clowns here that got schooled there like at the Waterford Hotel  :mwink:, cant remember the other main street pub, damm that M.O.T.H Hall used to be the place for disco's on saturday nights, imagine Nazareth music and the roadhouse below Daniel Pienaar hostel on the way out of town, shew that was a while back
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Re: My Port Elizabeth : A Daily Walkabout Town
« Reply #83 on: April 10, 2012, 03:48:37 pm »
Hi Jup, Thanks, very nice, could you get some some pics of the outlying suburbs like Uitenage and Despatch, i'm sure there is a bunch of clowns here that got schooled there like at the Waterford Hotel  :mwink:, cant remember the other main street pub, damm that M.O.T.H Hall used to be the place for disco's on saturday nights, imagine Nazareth music and the roadhouse below Daniel Pienaar hostel on the way out of town, shew that was a while back

Thanks... that cut me real deep(read the first post again  :eek7::imaposer:

I'll make a plan, but the schedule is getting hectic.
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Re: My Port Elizabeth : A Daily Walkabout Town
« Reply #84 on: April 10, 2012, 03:59:56 pm »
Jupiter, die wit gebou oorkant die Feather Market, is die Munisipale Raadsaal
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Re: My Port Elizabeth : A Daily Walkabout Town
« Reply #85 on: April 10, 2012, 04:31:37 pm »
Jupiter, die wit gebou oorkant die Feather Market, is die Munisipale Raadsaal

OK, thanks. Wat ek van hom onthou is dat Bakensstraat polisie daar was in my kinderdae.
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Re: My Port Elizabeth : A Daily Walkabout Town
« Reply #86 on: April 10, 2012, 07:54:26 pm »
What happened to the Oceanarium ... has it closed down ? :(
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Re: My Port Elizabeth : A Daily Walkabout Town
« Reply #87 on: April 10, 2012, 08:00:18 pm »
What happened to the Oceanarium ... has it closed down ? :(

Oceanarium is still there of sorts... couple of seals doing the trick and the fish in the tank. Not so well kept anymore. No more dolphins  :(
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Re: My Port Elizabeth : A Daily Walkabout Town
« Reply #88 on: April 10, 2012, 08:29:38 pm »
What happened to the Oceanarium ... has it closed down ? :(

Oceanarium is still there of sorts... couple of seals doing the trick and the fish in the tank. Not so well kept anymore. No more dolphins  :(


Just went through the thread in slo-mo and enjoyed it again.

I spent time in the 70's in Kabega Park school while living in Rowallan park.

Then after my national service I was a student and worked in PE for 8 years, then Cape Town for 6 years, and back to PE for 6 years before moving to Mud Island.

These pics have really made me realize what a lovely town PE is.

Personally I had more than one happy visit to the Oceanarium, but am more happy with Dolphins being free.

Thanks again fr posting.

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Re: My Port Elizabeth : A Daily Walkabout Town
« Reply #89 on: April 10, 2012, 09:35:04 pm »
Onthou die Merino slaghuis. Daai mense KEN van hul vleis. En so vriendelik!
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Re: My Port Elizabeth : A Daily Walkabout Town
« Reply #90 on: April 10, 2012, 09:53:29 pm »
Hi grizz. Glad you enjoy the thread. Got the PM and will chat later.


Onthou die Merino slaghuis. Daai mense KEN van hul vleis. En so vriendelik!
Dankie Gerard!

As 'n ou die moeite wil doen om af te ry Noord-Einde toe is daar nie beter nie. Bly julle het dit geniet.

En daar vergeet ek weer die fotie. Ons sal maar weer moet kuier  :ricky:
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Re: My Port Elizabeth : A Daily Walkabout Town
« Reply #91 on: April 10, 2012, 10:31:33 pm »
Thanks for sharing Jupiter. Brings back memories of the 4 years i spent in PE "STUDYING!"  But did not see all these sights. More the inside of the Pig and Whistle and Lillies etc.... You know how students "TORE"!!!!
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Re: My Port Elizabeth : A Daily Walkabout Town
« Reply #92 on: April 10, 2012, 11:07:22 pm »
Look at the talent of this dude in the Coffee shop here in PE  :thumleft:




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Re: My Port Elizabeth : A Daily Walkabout Town
« Reply #93 on: April 11, 2012, 08:17:03 am »
Flippen mooi, dankie vir die deel en moeite.   :thumleft:
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Re: My Port Elizabeth : A Daily Walkabout Town
« Reply #94 on: April 11, 2012, 02:58:21 pm »
Well Done Jupitor, Great pic's as stated earlier in thread would make a great broucher of the friendly city. I'll see what I can dig up of Amstadam Hoek, Tippers creek, BWB & Wells Estate...
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Re: My Port Elizabeth : A Daily Walkabout Town
« Reply #95 on: April 11, 2012, 05:23:36 pm »
Amsterdamhoek must be unique in a SA context. What other estuary of this size is in a major metropolis.

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Re: My Port Elizabeth : A Daily Walkabout Town
« Reply #96 on: April 11, 2012, 09:59:31 pm »
What happened to the Oceanarium ... has it closed down ? :(

Oceanarium is still there of sorts... couple of seals doing the trick and the fish in the tank. Not so well kept anymore. No more dolphins  :(

Damn... that's bad news, in '87 my girlfriend was one of the trainers ... we had Simo, Dolly, Dimple and the Spinner ... I know that they died but thought some had been re-introduced.... we had 7 rescued dolphin rehabilitation attempts that year...none successful.

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Re: My Port Elizabeth : A Daily Walkabout Town
« Reply #97 on: April 11, 2012, 10:24:16 pm »
Hi Jup, Thanks, very nice, could you get some some pics of the outlying suburbs like Uitenage and Despatch, i'm sure there is a bunch of clowns here that got schooled there like at the Waterford Hotel  :mwink:, cant remember the other main street pub, damm that M.O.T.H Hall used to be the place for disco's on saturday nights, imagine Nazareth music and the roadhouse below Daniel Pienaar hostel on the way out of town, shew that was a while back

Ah! The Waterford Hotel. A buddy first introduced Depth Chargers to me there. Almost a second home back in the day.
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Re: My Port Elizabeth : A Daily Walkabout Town
« Reply #98 on: April 12, 2012, 08:09:51 pm »
Fantastic thread!!! Brings back so many memories of growing up in PE. Loved the pic of the Cape Receife Lighthouse. My mates Dad was the lighthouse keeper there and they used to live in the flat below the lighthouse. Had many a wild party there when I was younger.
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Re: My Port Elizabeth : A Daily Walkabout Town
« Reply #99 on: April 12, 2012, 09:03:07 pm »
Glad you all enjoying it. Sorry for not posting the past couple of days. I do work now and again  :biggrin: I'll see where I can get around over the weekend again.

Problem with winter coming, is the darkness in the morning and early evening, which hampers my picture taking to and from work.
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