Sunday, September 9, 2012

"MARCONI " at Cape Town Today

 "MARCONI" has reached CAPE TOWN this morning at 07.00 after spending almost nine consecutive days at sea, the ship will now head for Australia with FREMANTLE the first of four Australian Ports on this around the World Voyage. Departure time 22.00, passengers are enjoying a full day's excursion to CAPE TOWN and CHAPMANS PEAK. Photo above, MARCONI's sister ship "GALILEO GALILEI" at Durban by Derek Walker

 CAPE TOWN is one of the most multicultural cities in the World, it's the second most populous city in South Africa, after JOHANNESBURG  with approximately 4 million people. CAPE TOWN was first developed by the Dutch by the V.O.C., also known as "Dutch East India Company" for their enterprises to Eastern Africa, India and the Far East, today CAPE TOWN is the most popular Tourist attraction on AFRICA.
 "CHAPMAN's PEAK", photo below is a mountain on the Western side of the Cape Peninsula Province just 10 miles south of CAPE TOWN
"GUGLIELMO MARCONI" departs Cape Town for Fremantle at 22.00
E.T.A. Fremantle : 19.9.2012 at 07.00
Distance: 4743 nm
Average speed : 22.50
Temperature today at Cape Town: 15 C

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