Table Mountain, you beautiful thing.

We were lucky enough to be given a set of tickets to go up Table Mountain the other day. I was really looking forward to it as the weather had been lovely and the last time we’d gone was before we had even gotten engaged. So it really was a fair while. We graciously accepted, probably to many locals’ (and possibly tourists’ too) dismay at not hiking our way up.

Last week we met up with friends from Australia, who wondered if Cape Tonians ever noticed the natural beauty around them. I proudly told them how much difficulty I have keeping my eyes on the road on my way to work, with Table Mountain spanning my entire view (don’t worry, I always win this internal battle). I asked Greg the other day “isn’t it weird and wonderful how there is this massive mountain in the middle of our beautiful city?” and he rightfully responded “Lee-Ann, you mean what is this city doing built around this mountain?”, which I thought was true and somewhat insightful.

We went up, walked around, took some photos, admired the view, picnicked on sushi, chatted to lots of tourists – and offered to take photos for them, and ended the evening watching the sunset.

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Cape Town, I love you.

2 comments on “Table Mountain, you beautiful thing.

  1. Esther V. says:

    what lovely pictures! so lucky that you have such beautiful scenery in your city, really makes you appreciate the simple things in life like watching a sunset🙂

    • Hi Esther🙂 Thank you so much, and you’re so right – Cape Town is just such a beautiful place. I’m literally thankful every day, even when simply driving to work. I do suggest a visit someday😉 Have a great day!

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