Legends of Port Elizabeth

The world-famous South African Dolos designer dies

Posted by PE Travel Blogger on Wed July 27, 2016 in Legends of Port Elizabeth.

Aubrey Kruger, the former East London harbour draughtsman who designed the ingenious dolos sea buffer system 50 years ago, died in East London recently.

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Leading Garden Centre of Port Elizabeth

Posted by Travel Trip Blogger on Sun December 6, 2015 in Legends of Port Elizabeth.

Floradale Nurseries & Garden Centre, is one of South Africa's oldest garden centres for the past seventy eight years. This family run business started in East London and has grown to include a second and popular branch in Port Elizabeth.

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World Champion Mzukiso Sikali

Posted by PE Travel Blogger on Fri November 20, 2015 in Legends of Port Elizabeth.

Mzukisi Sikali, A South African boxer who served as a world champion in three different weight categories: junior flyweight, flyweight, and super flyweight.

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Alice Krige

Posted by Travel Trip Blogger on Wed November 18, 2015 in Legends of Port Elizabeth.

Alice Maud Krige is a South African actress and producer who grew up in Port Elizabeth.

Her first feature film role was in Chariots of Fire (1981) as the Gilbert and Sullivan singer Sybil Gordon. Subsequently, she has played a variety of roles in various genres. Alice first played the role of the Borg Queen in the motion picture Star Trek: First Contact.

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The Pyramid of Port Elizabeth

Posted by Travel Trip Blogger on Tue November 17, 2015 in Legends of Port Elizabeth.

The man who built the pyramid was Rufane Donkin and he came from a military family and was the eldest child. His father, Robert Donkin, who reached the rank of a full general, served with many famous British commanders including Wolfe and Gage.
Rufane was baptised with the name Rusaw Shaw Donkin, at St David's Exeter on the 9th October 1772.

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