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July 31, 2014

A Land of Mountain Splendor: 13 Pics that Will Make You Want to Explore Beyond Cape Town

Have you ever got an urge to explore, to look upon Earth's bounty with wonder?

The splendour of these mountains will make your chest ache for release. 

Here are 13 pictures of the Cape's beautiful landscapes that will make you want to adventure beyond the city's majesty, Table Mountain. 

1. The Ceres Mountains

How far from Cape Town? 1h 50 minutes
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courtesy of Vanessa MacLeod

2. Bloupunt Summit Overlooking Montagu

How far from Cape Town? 2h 30 minutes
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courtesy of Tom

3. Bothmaskop. overlooking Stellenbosch and Simonsberg

How far from Cape Town? 45 minutes
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courtesy of Fritz van Zyl

4. The Franschhoek Mountains

How far from Cape Town? 1 hour
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courtesy of Fay-yaaz

5. The Franschhoek Winelands

How far from Cape Town? 1 hour 
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6. The Helderberg

How far from Cape Town? 45 minutes
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courtesy of Bryn

7. The Hottentots-Holland and Kogelberg Mountains

How far from Cape Town? 45 minutes
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courtesy of Robert Wallace

8. Kogelberg Bay

How far from Cape Town? 1h 40 minutes
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courtesy of Cameron B

9. Koue Bokkeveld

How far from Cape Town? 2h 40 minutes
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courtesy of Matt Wilkinson

10. Koue Bokkeveld Range

How far from Cape Town? 2h 40 minutes
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courtesy of Helen

11. Langeberg 

How far from Cape Town? 2 hours
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courtesy of Tom 

12. Simonsberg and Groot Drakenstein

How far from Cape Town? 46 minutes
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courtesy of Ralph Pina

13. Witzenberg Mountains 

How far from Cape Town? 1h 45

courtesy of Jakes Jacops

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