Colouful Bo Kaap
A bright blue sky compliments the colourful homes in Bo Kaap - an area in Cape Town known for its colourful houses. Jon & Tina Reid | Portfolio | Blog
Jazz in District Six: The Zambezi Restaurant: part 1 - Celebrating International Jazz Day
Distric Six Cape Town (1964): Pic Ian Bruce Huntley It is written that Cape Town's Zambezi Restaurant in Hanover Street, District Six, first became really popular as a Sunday night jazz venue in 1956 when the second Arab-Israeli war closed the Suez Canal shipping channel. Shiploads of American soldiers in transit would dock in Cape Town, with the bop jazz-lovers among them frequenting District Six, listening to racially mixed groups of South Africans of Muslim, Jewish, Christian and other…
Ethical Volunteering in South Africa | Gap Year Travel | Volunteer Abroad | South Africa | Cape Town
Travelling to South Africa with Via Volunteers opens the door to amazing experiences. Knysna Lagoon with the Knysna Heads in the background.
Castle Of Good Hope
The Castle of Good Hope. Built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) as a maritime replenishment station, the Castle of Good Hope is the oldest surviving colonial building in South Africa.
Old Ruin at Hout Bay, Cape Town
The Cape Peninsula is noted for its drives and one of the most beautiful is from Wynberg to Hout Bay. The road, after passing the military camp, winds about amongst many of the celebrated vineyards such as Constantia, Alphen, &c., and then ascends to the "Nek", from which a magnificent view can be obtained. It then continues to a little fishing village boasting a very good hotel, "The Royal", where a pleasant day can be made. The scenery in every direction is very grand although somewhat…
Killarney Race Track
Situated on the Blouberg side of the city, is the Killarney Race Track where many famous racing drivers has competed. This shot was taken at the Cape Grand Prix on the 2nd. January 1962. In car no. 5 is Jo Bonnier in his Porsche with Trevor Taylor in a Lotus next to him, and in car no.1 is another Lotus with the famous Jim Clark behind the weel. (Photo via Marius Matthee)
Chapmans Peak drive.
Another shot taken from Chapmans Peak drive this time in 1952. The road however has now been tarred.See photo www.flickr.com/photos/8270787@N07/2610595586/ taken two years earlier. Photo;Bob Johnston
Longmarket str in the Bo-Kaap
Longmarket street looking eastward from the Bo-Kaap towards the city and Devils Peak. Not a lot has changed here since 1965 when this photo was recorded.