Sepp’s Odyssey had led him from the Frankenland to the Hansestadt. After realizing that he had to move on, he lived and worked in Andalusia, before his travels led him to the most southern tip of Africa. In South Africa, Sepp got to know the people and learned about the ‘pencil test.’ “Whenever it was unclear what classification a person should be put in. The simply pushing a pencil through a person’s hair determines the racial identity, and with this, it’s easy to classify a person as White, Coloured or Black!”
Sepp, The Cape in the Seventies is book #4 in a series of fiction writing describing a section of Sepp’s Odyssey before the turn of the century.
Sepp meets influential and powerful businessmen and becomes close friends with Walter van Russbourg. The same, or was it his wife Alexis, who sees more in Sepp than Sepp could have ever imagined. With this Sepp is on a roll, and soon on many trips to America and back.
Sepp works hard and does his best. He takes risks to please his bosses of which he has more than one. In the United States of America, Sepp’s dream of home ownership is turning into reality.
The Cape in the Seventies
In the late 70s Sepp landed a job at a 3 star hotel in the Cape.
Thea Sepp’s wife enjoyed the endless sandy beaches along the warm waters of the Indian Ocean
An American investor DR presented Sepp with an offer he couldn’t resist, making him the Manager in charge of several enterprises in Lagoonstaad.
No longer living at the beach Sepp’s wife starts to spend more time with her family in Germany.
Smuggling Repatriating US dollars pays off for Sepp. Being young and a risk taker Sepp’s spends much time traveling from South Africa to Kansas and the West Coast of America.
The rewards are many Sepp furnishes a home for him and his wife overlooking the Pacific Ocean, in California. It gets his wife’s approval. Thea comes back to stay with him.