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Steerage Class Steamship Ticket Union-Castle Line | GG Archives
Union-Castle Mail Steamship Co - Steerage Passenger's Contract Ticket 1906 This is the original Steerage Passenger's Contract Ticket for a 27 year old man from Southampton, England for passage to Natal, South Africa in 1906. It provides rich details of the requirements of the steamship company in terms of food, water and other items supplied.
Jazz in District Six: The Zambezi Restaurant: part 1 - Celebrating International Jazz Day
Distric Six Cape Town (1964): Pic Ian Bruce Huntley It is written that Cape Town's Zambezi Restaurant in Hanover Street, District Six, first became really popular as a Sunday night jazz venue in 1956 when the second Arab-Israeli war closed the Suez Canal shipping channel. Shiploads of American soldiers in transit would dock in Cape Town, with the bop jazz-lovers among them frequenting District Six, listening to racially mixed groups of South Africans of Muslim, Jewish, Christian and other…
Bygone Cape Town
There are places I'll remember All my life though some have changed Some forever not for better Some have gone and some remain All these places have their moments With lovers and friends I still can recall Some are dead and some are living In my life I've loved them all
When Table Mountain still had a forest 1968.
Particularly the Silverstream area used to look like the Knysna forests with massive trees (not Pine), thick green undergrowth and lots of birds.