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Springtime hiking on Table Mountain

There is no bad season to hike Table Mountain, only 3 good ones and one superb, the latter being spring. Here’s why: Weather: Summer hiking can be oppressively hot and very windy; winter hiking, cold and wet. In spring (September to November) the weather is more temperate, often balmy and windless. Streams still trickle down the mountain from the winter rains. Flora: Some parts of the
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Table Mountain confirmed as a New 7 Wonder of Nature

In May this year, Table Mountain was officially declared a New7Wonder of Nature by the New7Wonders foundation in Switzerland. This came after its nomination as a provisional New7Wonder in November last year. Table Mountain is the 5th site to have its status confirmed along with Puerto Princesa Underground River in the Philippines, Jeju Island in South Korea, the Iguaçu Falls on the Argentina-Brazil border, Komodo
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Table Mountain: New Wonder of Nature

Table Mountain has been elected as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature in the first tally of global votes (along with the Amazon jungle, Halong Bay in Vietnam, Iguaçu Falls on Brazil-Argentina border, Jeju Island in South Korea, Komodo in Indonesia, Puerto Princesa Underground River in the Philippines). Not that I ever thought of the mountain as anything less than a wonder of nature, but it’s
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