Gordo's photos from late July 2000
All photos and text Copyright © 2000 Gordon Richardson gordonr@iafrica.com


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One of the heaviest snowfalls in years fell in mid-July '00

Snowy peaks in Jonkershoek valley

snowy peaks and upper Jonkershoek valley snow peak and forested slope in Jonkershoek valley


Snow peak and dam in Jonkershoek valley

snow peak and dam in Jonkershoek valley


Snow peaks above Drakenstein valley

snow peaks above Drakenstein valley


Waterfall and snowy Drakenstein peaks outside Franshoek
snow peak and waterfall outside Franshoek snow peak near Drakenstein


Snowy peaks and river valley above Franshoek Pass
snow peak and valley above Franshoek Pass snow peak and river valley from Franshoek Pass closeup of snow peak above Franshoek Pass


Snowy peaks (Hottentots Holland) from Somerset West

snow and trees from Somerset West snow peak from Somerset West


Snowy peaks (Hottentots Holland) from False Bay
wide view of snowy peaks from False Bay snowy peaks from False Bay



Wave clouds over back of Table Mountain from Zandvlei

wave clouds over back of Table Mountain from Zandvlei


Ragged sunset over Table Mountain and Devil's Peak

ragged sunset over Table Mountain and Devil's Peak



Waterfall in upper Du Toits Kloof

waterfall in upper Du Toits Kloof


Snowy cliffs in Du Toits Kloof
The clouds didn't lift, making photography difficult

snowy cliffs in Du Toits Kloof


Flooded river and distant snow near Worcester
Oops, this route isn't going to get to the snow!

flooded river and distant snow near Worcester



Cirrus steaks and peak above Lakeside

cirrus steaks and peak above Lakeside


Table Mountain and Zandvlei from Lakeside
View from the small peak (above)

views towards Table Mountain from Westlake cloud streaks over Zandvlei


Silvermine peak and controlled burn
After clear cutting alien pines, the remnants were burned

Silvermine peak and controlled burn


Cirrocumlus streak (brief gap in the low cloud)

cirrocumlus streak


Wave splash at Clifton
Taken from the road 20m above the sea, the splash was huge!

wave splash at Clifton


Chapman's Peak Drive and erosion
The road is far from re-opening after the fire and rockfalls

Chapman's Peak Drive and rockfalls


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04 Aug 2000 created