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Llundadno 1959

Llandudno in Cape Town, South Africa circa One of the most beautiful and secluded beaches in Cape Town, South Africa.

Cape Town: The Bark, William Hales, Towing Out Of Port In 1886. The featured vessel in this painting is the American bark, William Holes. She was rounding the Cape of Good Hope from Singapore en route to New York when she went aground on a reef off Struis Point. The ships' log reveals the predicament. "Put in leaky. Struck reef off Struis Point and bumped very heavily. After setting all sail ship came off. All hands worked pumps. Water gained rapidly so made for Table Bay."

Cape Town: The Bark, William Hales, Towing Out Of Port In 1886. The featured vessel in this painting is the American bark, William Holes. She was rounding the Cape of Good Hope from Singapore en route to New York when she went aground on a reef off Struis Point. The ships' log reveals the predicament. "Put in leaky. Struck reef off Struis Point and bumped very heavily. After setting all sail ship came off. All hands worked pumps. Water gained rapidly so made for Table Bay."

Railway Station, Adderley Street, Cape Town 1910 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Railway Station, Adderley Street, Cape Town 1910 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Cape Town close up (circa 1938-ish) by mallix, via Flickr

History: In 1652 the Dutch used Cape Town as a provision station as they sailed the continent tip.

Groote Schuur, Cape Town The Cape Town residence of Cecil Rhodes 1908 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Groote Schuur, Cape Town The Cape Town residence of Cecil Rhodes 1908

The Doll House Drive-in Restaurant, Mouille Point, Cape Town | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

The Doll House Drive-in Restaurant, Mouille Point, Cape Town | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

1915 Train passing 'Bordeaux', Sea Point, Cape Town | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

1915 Train passing 'Bordeaux', Sea Point, Cape Town | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

N2 under construction - c1961.

Both the and the Athlone power station were completed at virtually the same time.

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