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Table Mountain: the mood today

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Fri Aug 01, 2014 6:26 pm

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:
Current - Table Mountain's mood today
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Re: Table Mountain: the mood today

Unread postby Hugh » Fri Aug 01, 2014 6:34 pm

Such good idea .. though today I believe someone stole the mountain.. but will return it soon...
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Re: Table Mountain: the mood today

Unread postby MATTHYS » Fri Aug 01, 2014 6:40 pm

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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Re: Table Mountain: the mood today

Unread postby Philip1 » Fri Aug 01, 2014 6:43 pm

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

Unread postby Stampajane » Fri Aug 01, 2014 7:02 pm

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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Re: Table Mountain: the mood today

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Fri Aug 01, 2014 8:03 pm

I like!!!Kaapsedraai 8)
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Re: Table Mountain: the mood today

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Sat Aug 02, 2014 5:27 am

Trrp-trrrrrrrr wrote:I like!!!Kaapsedraai 8)


ditto :thumbs_up:
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Re: Table Mountain: the mood today

Unread postby hilda » Sat Aug 02, 2014 6:59 am

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

Unread postby barryels » Sat Aug 02, 2014 7:52 am

Great topic and amazing picture :clap: :clap: .
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Re: Table Mountain: the mood today

Unread postby umtali1 » Sat Aug 02, 2014 8:53 am

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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Re: Table Mountain: the mood today

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Sat Aug 02, 2014 8:55 am

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:
Current - Table Mountain's mood today
Current - Dec'15: Mokala (7th), Kruger (10-24th), Golden Gate (25th) & Karoo (26th)
Finished - Bontebok NP 23-25 Sep'15, Agulhas NP Jul'15; West Coast NP Aug'15, Kruger Dec'14

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Re: Table Mountain: the mood today

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Sat Aug 02, 2014 9:13 am

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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Current - Table Mountain's mood today
Current - Dec'15: Mokala (7th), Kruger (10-24th), Golden Gate (25th) & Karoo (26th)
Finished - Bontebok NP 23-25 Sep'15, Agulhas NP Jul'15; West Coast NP Aug'15, Kruger Dec'14

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Re: Table Mountain: the mood today

Unread postby hilda » Sat Aug 02, 2014 10:38 am

It is unreal to see the mountain hidden under the "duvet" Kaapsedraai! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Table Mountain: the mood today

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sat Aug 02, 2014 1:27 pm

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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Re: Table Mountain: the mood today

Unread postby Hugh » Sat Aug 02, 2014 5:21 pm

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