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Golden Gate: Snow

Unread postby DinkyBird » Thu Jun 09, 2011 10:31 pm

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Heaviest snow in 6yrs for GGHNP

Unread postby Lesego » Tue Aug 07, 2012 1:11 pm

Golden Gate Highlands National Park, managed by South African National Parks is covered in a blanket of snow and it is continuing to fall. According to Gerrit Potgieter, Hotel Manager: Golden Gate and Chalets, “this is the heaviest snowfall we have seen since 2006”. “… the snow is continuing to fall and is really thick.”

Accommodation is still available for those wishing to experience the beautiful winter wonderland. Visitors wishing to book should contact Central Reservations on 012 428 9111 or email reservations@sanparks.org.

Issued by: SANParks Corporate Communications: Tel: 012 426 5170

Media Enquiries: Reynold “Rey” Thakhuli, GM: Media Liaison & Stakeholder Relations Tel: 012 426 5203 / 073 373 4999 or email: rey.thakhuli@sanparks.org

Brrrrr...
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Golden Gate Hotel in snow
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SANParks staff enjoying the snow in GGHNP
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Re: Heaviest snow in 6yrs for GGHNP

Unread postby DuQues » Tue Aug 07, 2012 1:31 pm

Cool! (Literally!)

I wonder if the Mountain Retreat is still accessible? The view from there should be even more stunning when the skies clear... *sigh*. I want to be there! :cam:
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Re: Heaviest snow in 6yrs for GGHNP

Unread postby lion queen » Tue Aug 07, 2012 2:12 pm

Beautiful!!!
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Re: Heaviest snow in 6yrs for GGHNP

Unread postby Crested Val » Tue Aug 07, 2012 2:26 pm

Just beautiful.........hope they are all wrapped up well. :whistle:

Brrrr!!! :shock:

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Re: Heaviest snow in 6yrs for GGHNP

Unread postby DuQues » Tue Aug 07, 2012 2:39 pm

Brrrr?

Actually, while it snows it is not too cold at all. Usually around +4 degrees.
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Re: Heaviest snow in 6yrs for GGHNP

Unread postby Crested Val » Tue Aug 07, 2012 3:41 pm

Like I said Brrrrr!! :whistle:

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Re: Heaviest snow in 6yrs for GGHNP

Unread postby Tom124 » Tue Aug 07, 2012 4:17 pm

In Scotland that's what we call Summer :tongue:
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