The colorful seashore huts featured in Cape City tourism adverts and positioned in Muizenberg has been declared hazardous.
A marketing campaign is now being launched by an area photographer. The marketing campaign is tagged “Save Our Seaside Huts.”
The aim of the huts (constructed within the 1800s) was to offer room to girls to vary into their swimwear.
Nevertheless, homeowners of native companies have additionally despatched their contributions to assist elevate funds.
They mentioned Muizenberg has been contributing to the tourism financial system.
“We’re confronted with a time now the place we’ve obtained to rebuild our tourism financial system,” mentioned enterprise proprietor, Daniel Blauw.
“Rebuilding the seashore packing containers is totally symbolic of that as effectively. It’s as much as us coming collectively as a neighborhood to reinvent ourselves and rebuild our financial system to get again on monitor.”
Though, the seashore huts won’t be included as a part of Western Cape’s heritage websites, they’re nonetheless an unmistakable landmark.
Beachgoers mentioned vacationers are at all times keen to take photographs beside them.