A visit to Strand & Gordon’s Bay Harbour

Strand & Gordon’s Bay

GORDON'S BAY
Strand is a suburb of Somerset West and originally known as Somerset Strand. It gained independent municipal status in 1896 but the recorded history goes back at least three centuries.
GORDON'S BAY

Gordon’s Bay lies on the north eastern corner of False Bay. This holiday village is renowned for it’s fishing and boating facilities. It started as a fishing harbour in the early 18th century.
It’s current name originated in honour of Colonel Robert Gordon in 1778.
GORDON'S BAYThe South African Naval College is located in the harbour.

We spend the day walking around in the harbour, breathing in the fresh sea air and enjoying the locals hospitality.

Here are a few photos we would like to share….

A scenic road along side the harbour

A scenic road along side the harbour.

a coastal view...

A coastal view from inside the harbour…

Clear waters & blue sky...

Clear waters & blue sky…

Yachts in the harbour

Yachts in the harbour

Very interesting architecture designs - this was one of my favorites.

Very interesting architecture designs – this was one of my favorites.

Graffiti - The Artist's Touch

Graffiti – The Artist’s Touch…

Calm waters during a hot summers day.

Calm waters during a hot summers day.

…and so the time has come to once again say good-bye… ¬†with lots of interesting photos taken and an updated journal, this wonderful experience will be part of the memories in days to come…