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On Jan 21, my old "ship-mate" and long-time Anglo American geologist Desmond O'Shea
treated me to lunch
at Capetown's magnificent
Victoria and Albert Waterfront

Capetown, Jan. 2004

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Much has changed in the 40 years since we first met: e.g. St George's Street is now St George's MALL
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But at the corner still stood the "Rhodes Building", where we first met when his father - director of one of De Beer's subsidiaries - had his offices here and "hosted" OSESA
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looking up the Cape - Dutch
facade of the Rhodes Building
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and across to the Chapel
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workers beautifying Capetown
also installed obligatory (?)
photo STOPS
CMSA -Cecil Rhodes
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more views of the colorful
displays on St. Georges Mall
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BLO fecit 20040304
SA 2004 index
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back by train to
the suburb of Parow ...
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and the extensive Sanlam Centre close to the railroad and within easy walking distance from my hosts and in-laws, Sanny and Chris