Muizenberg – A Surfers Paradise

Here are a few of the photos I took at Muizenberg last week.

DSC_2067
The people and cultures on this popular South African beach present quite a contrast to the heydays of the Litvaks, who were here in the 40s, 50s and 60s and then left!

[gss type=”slideshow” size=”full” options=”timeout=4000″ style=”width:75% ids=”175292159,175292160,175292161,175292162,175292163,175292164,175292165,175292166,175292167,175292168,175292169,175292170,175292171,175292172,175292173,175292174,175292175,175292176,175292177,175292178,175292179,175292180,175292181,175292182,175292183,175292184,175292185,175292186,175292187,175292188,175292189,175292190,175292191,175292213,175292192,175292193,175292194,175292195,175292196,175292197,175292198,175292199,175292200,175292201,175292214,175292202,175292203,175292209,175292204,175292205,175292206,175292207,175292210,175292211,175292208,175292212″]

Here is a short video clip:

 

On my last day in Cape Town, I arrived in time to see the sunrise. I enjoyed the walk to St James and back. These photos will appear in a later post.

3 Replies to “Muizenberg – A Surfers Paradise”

  1. Although much of the original beach cabins that once lined the entire ocean front where two rows formed a barrier against the relentless afternoon were demolished its nice to see those that were preserved. They have become an icon of South Africa and appear on many sites. What a different demographic to the old days of the 1950’s through the 1980’s. I have many many well preserved photos of my Mom with her many firiends who spent their youth at Habonim Camp in Muizenberg.

    I would be happy to donate these to the Musenberg Historical Society, rsther than allowing them to go into the tradh after I am gone.

    Hope to hear from you.

    Linda Grishman
    Burlington, Vermont, USA

    email: choclinda@gmail.com

    1. Hi Linda
      If they are Jewish in nature, I suggest you send them rather to the Kaplan Centre at UCT. I can give you the contacts.
      In the meantime, you please email them to me as I am happy to include them on the Muizenberg KehilaLink where they will be seen!
      Regards
      Eli

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *