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On top of the world

By ColleenA
Good morning....
Thank you so much for your votes and comments on the Going up table mountain.....
Also a huge thank you to Prabhas (Prabushinha) and Isabel (Chinga) for their UA's....
Today we are on top of Table mountain at 1085m high. Normally when I go up the mountain I pick a clear day when you can see forever, unfortunately this day was the only day my friends had to go up the mountain....glad we did because the low clouds made it so special.
It was hard to choose a lead image as i like them all...this little girl posing for a photograph caught my eye.
V2 is for all those with vertigo
V3 +4 are for Herman as he lives the other side of the far off mountains
V10 is for Tish...they don't bungee but they abseil off the mountain...yes that's a man going off the edge
The rock formations are for Isabel (Chinga)
Have a nice dayGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Tags: Cape town Table mountain Landscape and travel

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Comments


11 Oct 2013 5:10AM
I will look at the others later, Colleen, but V1 is spectacular.
Top job.

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S_Psharma 3 1 India
11 Oct 2013 5:19AM
An other beautiful set of images v1 v3 and v8 are best of this lot.
Hermanus 3 4 South Africa
11 Oct 2013 5:37AM
An excellent set Colleen - and thanx - I gratefully receive V3 & V4 as my Friday gift from you Smile
lesliea 6 2 Australia
11 Oct 2013 5:42AM
Beautiful sets of images Colleen, its great to be above the clouds without an aeroplane.
Cheers Allen, Smile
11 Oct 2013 5:57AM
Super set of images Colleen. V1 stands out. The guy in V10 deserves a medal.

Dave
ColleenA Plus
3 317 3 Australia
11 Oct 2013 6:03AM
I was planning on doing that Dave but my husband has put the brakes on that one...there are dozens of people who sign up to abseil every day. GrinGrin
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
11 Oct 2013 6:10AM
What an amazing set of images, Colleen, it must be fun going up in a cable car on a day like that and suddenly you are above the clouds. Superb captures. Carol
11 Oct 2013 6:31AM
Above the clouds wonderfull
Benlib 4 1 3
11 Oct 2013 6:42AM
very nice. I like #3 and #8 best
Andysnapper 8 109 25 England
11 Oct 2013 6:43AM
Wow, what a fantastic set and what a view..... Super shots Colleen.

Andy
Lillian Plus
6 21 17 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 6:57AM
Thanks for showing me what I missed by not going there!
beautiful set...brilliant with yesterdays...back in 8 days!
Lillian
11 Oct 2013 7:09AM
beautiful set especially like v4 compositionally a winner for me ! though like em all
Caziwinkles 3 3 1 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 7:11AM
Stunning views from up there - amazing with the clouds and looking through them. Smile

Carol
11 Oct 2013 7:18AM
What a fantastic set of images - the views are stunning even though the clouds were around!

Richard
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 7:23AM
Fabulous set. It is the clouds that make these images so maybe in future you won't be so keen to choose a clear day?
Some wonderful captures in this 10. I love V3. Well done Colleen.
WesternRed.
11 Oct 2013 7:42AM
I haven't been to South Africa, Colleen, but my wife has. She was at a conference in Cape Town, and had a trip up the cable cars to the top of table mountain, a highlight for her. Seeing your images, I'm even more envious Sad
Mollycat Plus
2 11 2 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 7:44AM
All spectacular images. Agree with you about V2 Grin Peter.
fentiger Plus
14 916 23 England
11 Oct 2013 7:52AM
Impressive set of images Colleen.

Albert
11 Oct 2013 8:37AM
Incredible to see these...
A stunning set of images.

Mary
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
11 Oct 2013 9:00AM
Superb series !

Rock
11 Oct 2013 9:27AM
Vertigo!!! Oh yes. Once I read that it is not really a fear of heights! It is a fear of "edges". Thinking about it, at least in my case, it is really seeing the edge of a precipice that makes my stomach churn and seeing someone standing near the edge......
Really wonderful series and you are right Colleen about being cloudy it has made this series special.
Harriet
11 Oct 2013 9:34AM
V8 for me today.

Lavina
Tish1 Plus
3 16 1 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 9:39AM
This really is living on the edge Colleen, fortunately I don't get Acrophobia, [fear of heights] but I do get Vertigo [relates to the inner ear]. Well taken, as previously stated, it is the clouds that really enhance these images.................. Having said that, a cloud free day would probably have provided some spectacular views.


Tish
11 Oct 2013 9:43AM
They are all great, Colleen! You had a beautiful time there obviously and you captured stunning images!
George
john_starkey 5 1 3 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 9:46AM
Looks like an amazing spot,love the first shot but a nice series showing the site,

John
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
11 Oct 2013 9:49AM
I mentioned the cloud yesterday Colleen and today you have given some great examples of it! Must be a wonderful experience.
Joan.
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 10:15AM
You have quite clearly taken your photography to new record heights Colleen. Super work...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
viscostatic 9 33 5 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 10:29AM
A beautiful, and interesting, series Colleen.

Phil.
11 Oct 2013 10:39AM
v1.2&4 for me today Colleen a pleasure to see all

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
Irishkate Plus
5 33 96 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 10:43AM
Spectacular views - I love the rock formations with that misty sky
in V3,4,5,6,7 and V8.
KateGrinGrinGrin
Nikonuser1 Plus
3 20 10 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 10:54AM
Super set of images Colleen, hard to choose wich one is my favorite, like them allSmile

Cliff
11 Oct 2013 11:51AM
Excellent set, Colleen, it must be a wonderful feeling standing there above the clouds, the view looks breathtaking Smile As Cliff says, hard to choose a favourite, they are all interesting in their own different ways Wink
Trev Smile
every one is super would not favour
one over the other.

billy
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 12:58PM
Spectacular images, the hight, the clouds, the rocks... You've put that on my list of "must visit" ! Grin
IB
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
11 Oct 2013 2:11PM
Fascinating views Colleen.
Ron
11 Oct 2013 3:42PM
V1 and V3for me,but all the others are something special too ! If i once could......... ! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin ------ Jukka.
11 Oct 2013 3:58PM
V1 for me Colleen. Amazing image. A wonderful series GrinGrin

Kathryn
11 Oct 2013 4:07PM
Thanks for sharing such glimpses as I can't make it in this life.
11 Oct 2013 4:10PM

Quote:This really is living on the edge Colleen, fortunately I don't get Acrophobia, [fear of heights] but I do get Vertigo [relates to the inner ear].
Tish



I think it relates to fear of falling on your inner ear.
ali63 Plus
4 739 1 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 5:15PM
Super images Colleen, wonderful views,

Ali Smile
11 Oct 2013 5:15PM
I see you climbed up very highly, Colleen! What an amazing placeSmile
Regards Valery
Mike_Smith Plus
8 285 1 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 5:51PM
Cracking set of pictures Colleen, i feel dizzy just looking at them, you must feel like your in heaven up in the clouds like that. As you say its too difficult to choose as i like all of them
11 Oct 2013 5:53PM
Amazing set and sight, Colleen.

P.
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
11 Oct 2013 6:00PM
My word...some incredible views you've got here, Colleen. So cool being above the clouds like that!

I think you went with the right lead image. That little girl with the reds in that light adds a lovely element to that spectacular view.

Andrew
myrab 9 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 6:23PM
A great set of images Colleen, it must be a great experience to see.

Myra
11 Oct 2013 6:46PM
Wow... fab views Colleen, great photography.

Jenny Smile
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 6:49PM
Very well documented Colleen! We didn't make it to the top while we were there but did get to the top of Lions Head! Love all that cloud cover.
11 Oct 2013 7:28PM
A beautiful set of images
11 Oct 2013 8:00PM
Amazing set Colleen, what a sight..Lin
Colleen, A fantastic set of images that show the intensity and vastness of the mountain and suurounds. V1 is superb and it looks like the little girl is 'flying' above the clouds SmileSmile

Brian J.
JuBarney Plus
4 18 3 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 9:37PM
A really lovely set & esp. V3 & V4.
Ju
11 Oct 2013 10:17PM
Amazing set Colleen. V4 my favourite cathy
BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 10:24PM
Amazing views from an amazing placeGrin
Ryan
capto Plus
4 3.7k 8 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2013 10:37PM
What a fantastic place, so glad to have viewed it.Smile

ivor
12 Oct 2013 3:30PM
Brilliant set, love V1

John Smile
Potra 3 Venezuela
13 Oct 2013 5:03AM
I am now officially crazy about your country...That blue range of mountains is spectacular.
All your shots are magnificent.
M
marktc Plus
5 85 14 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2013 9:40PM
Amazing!
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
16 Oct 2013 12:52PM
What a privelege it must have been to be up above the clouds
Ridgeway 9 222 2 Ireland
31 Oct 2013 2:55PM
Beautiful set,,thanks for sharing them.

Aidan,,

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