David McWilliams

Articles by David McWilliams

Looking out to sea at the huge winter waves crashing upon the Cape Town shore, it’s hard to imagine what the first local tribesman thought when he saw, in the distance, Vasco De Gama’s tiny Portuguese ship sail round the Cape of Good Hope...
Due primarily to the California Gold Rush, San Francisco’s population exploded from 1,000 to 100,000 in only two years.