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 Post subject: Table Mountain: the mood today
Unread postPosted: Fri Aug 01, 2014 6:26 pm 
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Privileged to live close to one of South Africa's iconic parks - Table Mountain, I used to admire the beautiful mood and shade of colour being displayed as I drove to work on the N1 over the Tygerberg hill when a spectacular scene of Cape Town with a towering Table Mountain as a backdrop. More ophen than not, I wished that I had my camera with me and take a photo to be shared with others,but :wall: I did not do it arriving at work thinking of how many people visiting this Forum that is from Cape Town and South Africa or just admire this iconic beacon.

Staying in the northern suburb of Cape Town and had to drop my little one off at school, the thought crossed my mind to start a series "Table Mountain - the mood today" where I will take a photo and post it as soon as possible very day, depending on the weather and circumstances. So, let see if this will work and most importantly if you are interested to see what Table Mountain looks like 'today'.

Well, I did a test run yesterday and guess what...after a number of beautiful sunny windless days, I was treated to this 'hazy view' which lasted the whole day.
31 July 2014 at 08h46
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Today, 1 Aug'14, misty, overcast and one could not see a thing, so no sight of the mountain (perhaps it was a bit shy) - but I did say, it is all about the mood and the shades of Table Mountain. :D

:hmz: what the mood will be tomorrow. :thumbs_up:

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Such good idea .. though today I believe someone stole the mountain.. but will return it soon...

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and most importantly if you are interested to see what Table Mountain looks like 'today'.

I am certainly interested, thank you Kaapsedraai 8)

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 Post subject: Re: Table Mountain: the mood today
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Kaapsedraai :clap: Keep it up. :thumbs_up:

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Great idea Kaapsedraai. I always have a look at the Cape Town webcam every morning because it's such a beautiful sight.


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I like!!!Kaapsedraai 8)

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 Post subject: Re: Table Mountain: the mood today
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Trrp-trrrrrrrr wrote:
I like!!!Kaapsedraai 8)


ditto :thumbs_up:

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Looking forward to more of Table Mountain's "moods" Kaapsedraai! Great topic! :clap: :clap:

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Great topic and amazing picture :clap: :clap: .

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Great idea :thumbs_up:

You certainly have one of the iconic mountains of the world on your doorstep. :mrgreen: Its moods change so often with the varied weather conditions at the Cape. I have often heard about the cloud cover being referred to as its 'table cloth'.

I have a photo of my daughters on the top of Table Mountain in front of an awesome view - a daily reminder of your part of the world :dance:

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Hugh, MATTHYS, Philip1, Stampajane, Trrp-trrrrrrrr, Meandering Mouse ,hilda, barryels and umtali1 - with your :thumbs_up: seems we on our way..... :D
Thank you for the kind feedback and hope I can keep it up.

INVITATION: Can I suggest to make it more fun that anyone can post a Table Mountain pic, but it must be one of that specific day or even a day before so we keep it relevant to the time. :dance:

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Table Mountain today - Saturday, 02 August 2014 @ 08h30 - overcast and sleeping late under the cloudy blanket or should I rather say 'duvet'. :D

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It is unreal to see the mountain hidden under the "duvet" Kaapsedraai! :clap: :clap:

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Thanks for the Invitation Kaapsedraai. :thumbs_up: ..may just join in on your thread, from time to time. 8)

Another terrific shot of a cloudy mountain. :clap: :clap:

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Looks like this evening could be a good sunset shot Hope you have your camera at the ready Trrrrpy

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