Cape Town – Table Mountain

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Table mountain as seen from the V&A Waterfront.

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It was a clear and windless day. We decided to take the cableway up Table Mountain.

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We were advised to leave our car in the car park at the base of Table Mountain.   From there we took a free shuttle bus to the cableway.

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There was safe parking and we happily boarded the bus.

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We were about half way up the mountain at the ticket office.

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We bought our tickets and waited to board the cableway.  More than 24 million people have travelled on the cableway.

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Table Mountain was voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2011.

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The cable car rotates while travelling up the mountain so we had a 360 degree view of our surroundings.

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As we got closer to the top we saw the solid rock that the mountain is made of.

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A beach viewed from Table Mountain.

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These wild flowers could be seen all over the mountain.

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The Cape Floral Kingdom has over 8500 species.

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The views are breathtaking.

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This is looking over the Twelve Apostles towards Cape Point.

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A rich diversity of plants and animals are found on Table Mountain.

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That is Robben Island in the distance.

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We left the mountain and caught the shuttle bus back to the car park.

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We drove back to the V&A Waterfront for lunch.

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Bridal couple having photos taken at the Waterfront.

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Baby Kabeljou cooked whole.

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What a treat to watch the harbour while enjoying a meal.

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We finished the meal with Pavlova.

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We strolled through the shopping centre admiring the Christmas decorations.

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Author: valvs

I live in Umhlanga, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa. Much of my schooling was done in the Eastern and Western Cape. After I matriculated from Rhenish Girls' High in Stellenbosch, I went to Grahamstown Teachers' Training College. Most of my teaching was done in Margate and Durban. My hobbies are reading, traveling and photography.

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