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August 28, 2011

Haas café at Bo-Kaap – Flickr pic of the day

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This photograph of a corner café, called Haas, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Casian Johnson Wright.

Says Casian Johnson Wright, “When I relocated to Cape Town 12 years ago, I started to collect old black & white pictures of the Mother City. Although living in the suburbs, I have been monitoring the revival of the inner city with great interest.

I recently discovered my passion for photography and, combined with all the interesting flavours this country has to offer, I would like to share the world as I see it through my lense.

The Bo-Kaap is one of the most defining areas of Cape Town, a place that stimulates all senses – the vibrant colours, smells, noises and tastes. In the middle of it all there is a little corner café, called Haas, that seems to tick all these boxes offering a unique experience by taking you back in time. The old-world outfits and rustic interior (including an old Has Garanti coffee machine) lend themselves to be shot in black & white.

So this is my contribution, documenting Cape Town’s current look and feel for everyone to enjoy.”

Do you have images of Cape Town you’d like to share with us? We’d love you to join the Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group!

Image © Casian Johnson Wright

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