Vintage photos of Cape Town

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Fish Hoek

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Taken in February Muizenberg was one of the few "integrated" beaches in apartheid South Africa. Cape Town South Africa, Pretty Photos, Most Beautiful Cities, My Land, African History, My People, Historical Photos, Live, Old Photos

1968 Muizenberg Beach, Cape Town, South Africa

Taken in February 1968, Muizenberg was one of the few "integrated" beaches in apartheid South Africa.

The Spirit of District Six: 32 Interesting Black and White Photographs Capture Everyday Life of Cape Town, South Africa in 1970 ~ vintage everyday Black And White Dog, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, Historical Pictures, African History, Dog Photos, Live, Vintage Photos, Historia

The Spirit of District Six: 32 Interesting Black and White Photographs Capture Everyday Life of Cape Town, South Africa in 1970

Now in his 70s, the South African photographer Cloete Breytenbach began working as a journalist on an Afrikaans-language newspaper in Cape Town in 1951 and went on to an international career. But Cape Town remained his home base, and “District Six,” his moving series of photographs at White Box, is set there. District Six was the name of an area that was Dutch colonial farmland in the 18th century and by the 20th had become a lively part of Cape Town. Its population was racially and…

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Drama in Long street c1977.

We all stood there during lunch time watching this chap on the third floor ledge of the YMCA building threatening to jump. The Emergency services, Police and Ambulance crews stood by in the street ready for anything while the police special unit tried to talk him down. After about an half an hour the massive assembled crowd started chanting...Jump..Jump..Jump, which he eventually did. Luckily for him he bounced off the veranda (photo) straight into the jumping sheet below. The Police led him…

Kalk Bay, on the Cape Peninsula – the finest Peninsula created for Nordic Walking all-year-round in the world™, home of Southpole Nordic Walking South Africa, the only Nordic Walking organisation in SA, since 2005 Old Pictures, Old Photos, Johannesburg City, Cape Town South Africa, Beach Trip, Beach Travel, Okinawa Japan, Whale Watching, Landscape Photos

The Fish Market at Kalk Bay

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The Spirit of District Six: 32 Interesting Black and White Photographs Capture Everyday Life of Cape Town, South Africa in 1970

Now in his 70s, the South African photographer Cloete Breytenbach began working as a journalist on an Afrikaans-language newspaper in Cape Town in 1951 and went on to an international career. But Cape Town remained his home base, and “District Six,” his moving series of photographs at White Box, is set there. District Six was the name of an area that was Dutch colonial farmland in the 18th century and by the 20th had become a lively part of Cape Town. Its population was racially and…

The Bus stuck in the sand on the Fish Hoek Main Road near Clovelly South African News, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, Africa Travel, Storms, Vintage Photography, Homeland, Historical Photos

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Kalk Bay, c1905

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street games in District 6 in the early Photo taken by Jim Mclagan for the Cape Argus. Life Is Like, What Is Life About, Apartheid Museum, Cape Town South Africa, Slums, My Land, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Latest Pics

Remembering District Six - 50 years later [pictures]

Today marks 50 years to the day that District Six was declared a "whites only" area. The barren land that now lies outside the city serves as a painful reminder of South Africa's brutal past while old photos give only a glimpse of what life was like in one of Cape Town's most famous neighbourhoods.