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May 14, 2011

Climbing Table Mountain – Flickr pic of the day

Climbing Table Mountain

This photograph of Russ and Dan about to hike up Table Mountain was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Ru558ll.

Says Ru558ll, “This picture is of me, Russ, and my brother-in-law Dan about to climb Table Mountain. It was taken at Kirstenbosch as we prepared to climb Skeleton Gorge, the steep hike up the Mountain from Kirstenbosch. Once on top, we walked to Maclear’s Beacon and then to the top of the cableway. We had intended to climb down to Camps Bay, but the clouds suddenly came in from the sea. So we walked to the reservoirs and came down Nursery Ravine to Kirstenbosch again. We had a wonderful day – all the better for it being sunny, but not as hot as it gets in the summer.”

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Image © Ru558ll

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Cape Town Tourism is calling on all residents and visitors to enter the Winter Photo Competition 2011. We are looking for the best image of people enjoying winter in Cape Town for a first prize of R10 000. Second prize is two nights’ accommodation for two people at the Slangkop Hoerikwaggo Tented Camp, courtesy of South African National Parks.

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