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Cape Town, the southern capital of Nordic Walking - Modern Nordic Walking* there with Southpole Nordic Walking South Africa - SA's only Nordic Walking organisation, since 2005 Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Cape Town South Africa, Out Of Africa, The Beautiful Country, Most Beautiful Cities, The Great Outdoors, Live

1917 "Our Day" Cartwrights building and tram in Adderley Street, Cape Town

From the Coulter family photo album, courtesy Hans Niehaus. Fred and Agnes Stephens owned The Homestead at Oranjezicht from 1907-1947. Their three sons were killed in the First World War. These photographs of a fund raising event in Cape Town, October 18-21, 1917, were taken by Charles Coulter who was married to the Stephens's fourth child, Alice. His photo album was found among his papers when Coulter's law firm was being wound up and rescued by Hans Niehaus - to whom thanks for allowing me…

South African Adolph Gysbert “Sailor” Malan a famed RAF fighter pilot who led No. 74 Squadron RAF, which distinguished itself during the war and especially during the Battle of Britain, where it shot down almost 40 aircraft.

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Cape Town history Chapman's Peak Drive in the Old Pictures, Old Photos, Out Of Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, Historical Pictures, African History, Cape Town, South Africa, City

Chapman's Peak Drive in the 1920s

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Parked on The Grand Parade Cars Parked on The Grand Parade 1960 Desert Life, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, Historical Pictures, African History, Travel Pictures, Travel Pics, Countries Of The World, Car Parking

Cars Parked on The Grand Parade

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Adderley Street Cape Town looking towards Table Mountain 1898 Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Cities In Africa, Square Art, Cape Town South Africa, Table Mountain, Most Beautiful Cities, African History

Adderley Street Cape Town looking towards Table Mountain

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Statue of Wolraad Woltemade by Ivan Mitford-Barberton at Old Mutual Pinelands African States, Sculptures, Lion Sculpture, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, My Land, African History, Old Art, Old Things

Wolraad Woltemade statue in the grounds of Old Mutual, Pinelands. (June 1, 1773 – Table Bay, Cape Town) The wreck of De Jonge Thomas lay in Table Bay. Wolraad Woltemade rode his horse, Vonk, into the raging sea to save lives of the ship's crew. He managed to rescue 2 sailors. He repeated this 6 times successfully. Woltemade rode out into the sea again – but this time too many sailors grabbed onto his horse. Both he and the horse, & the sailors, drowned.

Republic gold Pond the famous "Veld Pond" struck under siege at Pilgrim's Rest during the final year of the Boer War. A superb example with full gleaming mint brilliance and incredible eye appeal. Gold And Silver Coins, Antique Coins, World Coins, Coin Jewelry, Rare Coins, My Land, African History, South Africa, Auction

South Africa: Republic gold Pond 1902,... South Africa | Lot #22454 | Heritage Auctions

Republic gold Pond 1902, KM11, Friedberg 4, MS66 NGC, the famous "Veld Pond" struck under siege at - Available at 2008 September Long Beach, CA...

Cape Town, the southern capital of Nordic Walking - Modern Nordic Walking* there with Southpole Nordic Walking South Africa - SA's only Nordic Walking organisation, since 2005 Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Pictures, City By The Sea, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, Live, Paris Skyline, Dolores Park

Busy day in Table Bay circa 1900.

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History of Hermanus in South Africa Herd Of Elephants, Cape Dutch, History Articles, Victorian Life, Cape Town South Africa, Seaside Towns, Cabins And Cottages, Historical Pictures

History of Hermanus in South Africa

#Hermanus is gorgeous #seaside town has a proud #history dating back to the early 1800s when a man by the name of Hermanus Pieters followed a path etched into the ground by a herd of elephants.

On the afternoon of 28 July acting F/L Adolph G "Sailor" Malan of No

On the afternoon of 28 July 1940, acting F/L Adolph G "Sailor" Malan of No 74 Squadron RAF found himself in combat with Maj Werner Mölders of JG51 over Dover. Noticing the German ace about to move up to the tail of Spitfire Mk I ZP-A, the 30-year-old South African CO pulled around to line up a shot at his adversary, damaging the radiator and fuel tank of his adversary's Me 109E-3.

The Old Harbour at Hermanus, South Africa 1920 Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Cape Town South Africa, Past, Old Things, History, City, Destinations, Pictures

The Old Harbour at Hermanus, c1920

The Marine Hotel in the background

Cape Town history An Austin 10 on the Houw Hoek Pass, on the way to Hermanus African History, Cape Town, 1930s, Vintage Photos, South Africa, Monster Trucks, Old Things, Black And White, City

An Austin 10 on the Houw Hoek Pass, on the way to Hermanus

Late 1930s

1912 Harbour Road in Hermanus Herd Of Elephants, Seaside Towns, Cape Town, South Africa, Holland, Paths, Old Things, Afrikaans, History

Hermanus History

History of Hermanus This gorgeous seaside town has a proud history dating back to the early 1800s when a man by the name of Hermanus Pieters followed a path etched into the ground by a herd of elephants.