Cape Town – Christmas 2013

As I do every year, I went to my hometown for Christmas.

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These are a few pics of the places my family and I visited.

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En route to Somerset West, on the N2, we passed Cape Town Studios (A rather windy day).

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They are currently doing a 16 week shoot for the series Black Sails.

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Some of their other recent projects include Max Max: Fury Road and Safe House.

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Hospital Bend interchange. Big Lions Head in the distance

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Devil’s Peak

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The back of Table Mountain and Devil’s Peak from Ottery Road

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Kirstenbosch Gardens

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Cycad at Kirstenbosch Gardens

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Beautiful quiet stream

Peaceful shade and cool of the trees.

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A pathway opens the door to all sorts of wonderment as it leads mysteriously through the foliage

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Tadpoles thrive in the merry stream, creating hours of fun for kids and adults alike

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The rocks of the stream is God’s playground, children climbing, building and frolicking about. Families from all over gather on their picnic blankets in pockets of shade, most likely eating Christmas lunch left-overs, as we did.

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That same afternoon, Friday 27 December 2013, the rolling cloud seeped over Table Mountain.

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The temperature dropped with the onslaught of the cloud, a welcome relief.

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I thought o the families at Kirstenbosch, all breathing a sigh of relief in the shade of the cloud.

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