I used to think the Cape of Good Hope was the southernmost point of Africa. I may have been taught that in school, or I possibly misheard. I now know that Cape Agulhas, 158 miles (255 kilometers) away, is the actual southern tip of Africa where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet.
This plaque set in stone marks the spot where the two oceans meet at the tip of the continent.
Nearby, off the coast at Cape Agulhas, is the wreck of the Meisho Maru, a Japanese fishing vessel that ran aground during a storm in 1982.
Happy New Year.
Another place I will never visit. Thanks again
Nice photos, nice place.
Now I need the world to get its head on straight again so I can get there before the week is washed away.
Let’s hope, Emilio!
That should have been wreck, not week . . . dang autocorrect!