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May 07, 2010

Hiking Lion’s Head – A Cape Town Tourism Photo Essay

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Lion’s Head is not just another feature of the Table Mountain range, it also has some great hiking trails for the hiking fanatic. Hiking is a great way to explore the mountain and also doubles as daily exercise.

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The mountain’s mood can change drastically, as the famous tablecloth rolls down, adding a sense of mystery to your hike.

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During the same hike, the tablecloth can roll back, revealing one of the world’s most extensive floral kingdoms, boasting species unique to Cape Town.

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The best reward is the spectacular panoramic view of the City of Cape Town and Robben Island, when you reach the summit! It’s also a great way to end your day, as you enjoy the sunset from 669m above sea level.

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Images © Mallix 2010

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