Cannon

Cannon

Cannon

Weapon of mass destruction – in the old days!

This old cannon is on display at the Alphen Hotel. I’ve no idea what ‘gauge’ it is, or when it was last used.

However, there is a cannon still fired every day at noon from Signal Hill, in Cape Town. You can read more about it here, Noon Gun.

 

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14 thoughts on “Cannon

  1. Garfield Hug

    Ooh Alpen Hotel transformed to Bohemian style of sorts. I would love to stay in this 5 star ecclectic hotel (I call it that as mix of styles) for a taste of splendour and history ☺Hope the food is good ha ha typical foodie Singaporean😉

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      1. Garfield Hug

        Ooh yes I remember that yummy post of yours – tea with your daughter! Excellent then!! I found a hotel to stay now comes the hard part…carting self there ha ha…:-D

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  2. Ady

    The hotel room looks so lovely !!!!! Kinda Victorian honeymoon 😀 😀

    The Noon gun is more than 200 years old !!!!! Wow, to think to still be a part of history …… Here I am yet to know of such long ongoing traditions that are otherwise not related to religion/festivals…. Do they allow to visit that place ?

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