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November 08, 2011

Table Mountain a beacon of hope – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member www.danielrussel.co.uk

Says Daniel: "I watched the man for a few moments before taking the shot; he looked to be in deep thought gazing at Robben Island, maybe thinking of the men that spent time there, and the changes they made ..."

There are just two days left to vote for Table Mountain to become a New7Wonder of Nature. The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory yesterday endorsed the campaign and urged on all South Africans to vote. Former president, Nobel Peace Prize winner and "father of the nation" Mr Nelson Mandela, who is also founder of the Centre, said on June 5 1998 while declaring Table Mountain as part of the Cape Peninsula National Park: “To us on Robben Island, Table Mountain was a beacon of hope. It represented the mainland to which we knew we would one day return.”

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Image © www.danielrussel.co.uk

Vote for Table Mountain

Table Mountain has been shortlisted as one of the New7Wonders of Nature, but needs YOUR vote if it is to achieve this status. You can play your part by sending the word “Table” by SMS to 34874, or by casting your vote online.

Vote on MXit. Download MXit to your mobile phone (http://m.mxit.com). Go to "Tradepost" and access "MXit Reach". Click on "My Culture". Add "Vote4Table Mountain" as a contact and then vote as many times as you like!

You can also vote via Facebook.

For more information, visit www.votefortablemountain.com or click on the banner below.



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