Bathing Pool and Pavilion, Sea Point, Cape Town
Capetonians cool off in the inviting waters at the pool in Sea Point while onlookers enjoy the shade of the Pavilion in this early photo. Note the low-rise skyline of the buildings in the background.
A photo of Newlands Rugby stadium that appeared in "Huisgenoot" mag. Also in the scene , Newlands cricket grounds and Kelvin Grove club.
Cape Town Pier
The construction of a pier at the bottom of Adderley Street was completed in 1913 . It contained an amphitheatre, restaurant, observation tower, bathing cubicles and a landing stage for sailing and rowing boats. (waterfront.co.za)
Remember the light dusting of snow that fell on Table Mountain on August 5, 2011? In the winter of 1948, four aspiring Cape Town engineering students experienced a sight that would leave any tourist (and local) jealous – a rare, snow-covered Table Mountain greeted these men as they decided to bunk a lecture and venture up our historic icon, which is now a competitor in the New7Wonders of Nature campaign. Now, due to the generosity and quick thinking of Rae Trew, we are able to view…