Cape Town Then and Now

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Year by Year - a life in photos 1947 to present day

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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. Old Pictures, Old Photos, City By The Sea, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, Historical Photos, Places, Nordic Walking

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. Public Golf Courses, Best Golf Courses, Coeur D Alene Resort, Golf Course Reviews, Coeur D'alene, Travel Planner, Rest Of The World, African History, Cape Town

Cape Town.........1962

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 Old Pictures, Old Photos, Cities In Africa, City By The Sea, The Old Days, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, Woodstock, Cape Town

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)

Adderley Street, Cape Town ca. Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Live, The Best, Places To Visit, Street

Adderley Street, from the Jetty

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Removal of old pier, Adderley Street, Cape Town. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, Historical Pictures, African History, Continents, Around The Worlds

Breaking-up of the Jetty at the bottom of Adderley Street, c1908

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of in South Africa: 1853 – Picture: July Snow reported to have fallen on top of Table Mountain and Snowy mountains visible from Worcester high street Inner World, Table Mountain, Snowy Mountains, Folk Music, Time Capsule, African History, Cape Town, Historical Photos, South Africa

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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…

St James, 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, Vintage Photos, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Cape Dutch, Cape Town South Africa, Saint James, Paris Skyline

Main Rd. St.James circa 1922.

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