With its rising skyline and bustling city centre, it’s hard to believe that Cape Town was ever a small developing town once upon a time. Then, we come across pictures like this and remember that lions, buck and wildlife once roamed the land freely and unhindered. Stroll with us down memory lane.

 

Picture: Estelle Smith – Down memory lane.

 

Picture: Vanessa Colyer – Down memory lane.

 

Picture: Chris Towers – Down memory lane.

 

Picture: Chris Towers – Down memory lane.

 

Picture: Chris Towers – Down memory lane.

 

Picture: Chris Towers – Down memory lane.

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Nidha Narrandes

Nidha Narrandes is a food-obsessed travel addict with 19 years of journalism experience. She is happiest on a road to nowhere without a plan. A masterchef at home, she can't do without chilli - because chilli makes the world a tastier place.