Old Cape Town

This is about Cape Town many moons ago - the city my parents grew up in - in the 1930's and the city I grew up in in the 1970's and 1980's - forever in my heart.
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Cape Town, South Africa

URBAN RENEWAL Despite alarming income inequality, South Africans are enthusiastic about the good life. The Victorian buildings of Cape Town’s Long Street are full of restaurants, bookstores, and arsty boutiques.

1950s Coppertone Ad.

Coppertone Girl - In a girl in pig-tails named Cheri Brand posed for a family snapshot in the backyard.

The old Woodhead Tunnel which leads 700m through Table Mountain from Disa Gorge to Slangolie Ravine at the end of the Pipe Track above Bakoven in Cape Town 001

The old Woodhead Tunnel which leads through Table Mountain from Disa Gorge to Slangolie Ravine at the end of the Pipe Track above Bakoven in Cape Town 001

Beach Rd,Sea Point 1957. by Etiennedup, via Flickr

Cape Town has been voted as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and these vintage photos show the city in a way you’ve never seen – or at the very…

Cape Town City Tramway California Car 1912| Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Cape Town City Tramway California Car 1912| Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Cape Towns orphanage - Long street - Cape Colony 1880

The South African Orphan House in Long Street towards the end of the century

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