Cape Town

After our adenture on Table Mountain we headed into Cape Town where we had nice dinner and drinks at Quay 4 situated in the harbour. Then we had a little stroll around the shops at the V&A Waterfront. Cape Town is a very good looking city with the mountains as the backdrop. Would have liked to spend a lot longer here! The day ended with a sunset and ice cream mania, at Gelato Mania. SUPER GOOD ICE CREAM. Wanted to try all flavours... but it was like 40-45 so unfortunately not... 
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Table Mountain

Here's a bunch of photos from last Saturday (wow, time flies). That was an intense day for the gang. The day started with a drive into Cape Town from Kommitjie via Chapman's Peak Drive. The route was crazy, inflation in great views as the day went on. When we arrived in Cape Town the first thing on the to do list was to take the cable car up to the top of the famous Table Mountain that shadows the city. I had serious vertigo on tha way up. We went for a walk on the top and was amazed by the stunning views of the city. And then I had this INCREDIBLE MOMENT with a little rock hydrax aka a "dassie". Spotted this little animal on my own and just sat down slowly to get a picture of it. AND THEN IT CAME CLOSER, almost all the way up to me and looked first straight at me and then into the camera!! I was just going on a bout this experience for the rest of the day, my moment with the table mountain dassie, aw. We had some lunch up at the top as well and then got back down safely in the cable car after a good few hours on the top, high on the great views. We also witnessed how a blanket of clouds slowly flowed down the sides of the mountain, that is so coooool, needs a timelaps gif or something to truly show how cool it is, but I don't know how to do these things so a simple photo will have to do! (2nd one from the bottom). 
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The Cowie House

 This is the house we lived in during our stay outside Cape Town. We rented it from the very nice mr Ian Cowie (his dogs Ollie and Beluga would visit us frequently). I think he had built this house himself. It was great, I loved it, the surroundings were stunning, you could see mountains, hear the ocean, lovely. It had a large open plan living space downstairs, the glass walls were bullet proof apparently... As you can see there was a little pool outside which was surprisingly deep. Large nice kitchen. Two bedrooms and bathrooms on the ground floor (one was kind of outside in a little annex we let Nicklas sleep there so we wouldn't have to smell his farts). Upstairs there was one master bedroom and one bathroom. I lived in the sort of hallway as you came up the stairs, very nice and bright room. The house was full of beautiful african artwork. I think we all miss that house quite a bit. Our new place in Port Elizabeth is ... different to say the least...
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