Cape Doctor 1982.
This time of year everybody in C.T. is looking forward to blissful days at the beach BUT, summer also means regular visits by the South Easter as Sally-Ann Barrister finds out during her lunch break on the Foreshore. Photo; The Argus.
A Crowd of 175,000..
...sitting in amphitheater and spread out up hillside topped by huge stone monument to the Voortrekkers, the 19th century Dutch who settled Cape Town, during huge celebration in Pretoria, in honour of their country's pioneers. December 1949 Photo: Margaret Bourke-White
December 16, 1838: The River Runs Red With Blood! (Our 100th Post!) - History and Headlines
A Brief History Today we celebrate our 100th post by going back to December 16, 1838 when the Ncome River in South Africa became the Blood River at what is known as The Battle of Blood River where the river ran red with blood! Digging Deeper Digging deeper, we find the Boers, colonists of DutchRead More
20+ More Stunning Color Pics Of Cape Town In The Fifties and Sixties - Cape Town is Awesome
Shares If I had a time machine and could choose to go back to an era for a day, I would go back to the 50s […]
Bygone Cape Town ,South Africa
A while ago I looked for some sixties and seventies photos of Cape Town on the Net. To my amazement I could not readily find any. Having spent some of my most memorable times in the Mother city, I undertook to do something about it, and what you see here is part of an ongoing project to share some of the images of bygone Cape Town. I start off with eleven photos of of Cape Town that must count amongst the earliest known colour images taken of the city.(on the last page) Also included are…