Bench with a view

Every now and then I get a request via e-mail from people who used to live in Port Elizabeth asking me to take a photo of a spot that holds a significant place in their memories. I have to be honest and say that I haven’t really made lots of effort to go out and look for those places, but that is now changing. Over the last week or so I have spent my lunch hours looking for places and graves all over PE and these photos I will be posting from time to time.
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I received e-mails from Darin and Mike within days of each other both asking me to post a pic of a spot at the end of Mill Park Road in Mill Park. Both said that the spot was the ideal place to just sit and wind down after a hard day. The view from the bench takes in the Baakens Valley with Walmer on the other side.

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  1. Caroline

    A leafy suburban vista. Pehaps one of the ghosts from the previous post will come and sit on the bench in the night.

  2. arnieo

    Hi – I lived on Mill Park Rd in the 50s and 60s and fondly remember that bench. Thanks for the memories!

  3. Randy

    What a great spot to just sit and think. I would love the see the view of the lights at night.

  4. Zane

    Wonderful photo – I always consider the view from the bottom upwards, never noticed the bench high on the cliff top.Have you tried one of your panorama shots from this spot?

  5. ramy_v

    Big fan on any bench photo. Great capture.

  6. John U

    I managed to find this on Google street view. PE looks very good on this service.

  7. Gaelyn

    It is a great view. That's nice of you to take photo requests.

  8. Steffe

    What a great idea, and it's a fine view.