Herb Riddle

Herb Riddle

Posted on 11/08/2018


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Cape Town

Cape Town 

Sailing into the majestic South African city of Cape Town in idea conditions. Here we see, centre stage 'Table Mountain' with its cable-car station as a small blimp at the right-hand side of its flat top. To the right of this scene we also the 'Signal Hill' peak.
I was reminded of the the fact that I had not posted any of my African trips of 2014 on here (by seeing a shot by Rod Bally: www.ipernity.com/doc/rodbally/47622726/) and so I hope my viewers will forgave my indulgence now.
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Beatrice Degan(MARS), Holger Hagen, Peter_Private_Box, Ernest CH and 20 other people have particularly liked this photo


31 comments - The latest ones
Annemarie
Annemarie
wonderful
!
11 days ago.
Herb Riddle has replied to Annemarie
Thanks for enjoying this Annemarie.

Regards, Herb
11 days ago.
Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen
Wonderful view Herb.
11 days ago.
Herb Riddle has replied to Jaap van 't Veen
Another view to take your fancy Jaap. Thank you.

Cheers, Herb
11 days ago.
tiabunna
tiabunna
A lovely image, Herb.
11 days ago.
Herb Riddle has replied to tiabunna
Was certainly a super sail into this magical place George.

Regards, Herb
11 days ago.
Steve Paxton
Steve Paxton
Totally no explanation needed the bigger the better.
11 days ago.
Herb Riddle has replied to Steve Paxton
Thanks Steve, I know you like these BIG!!!!

Cheers, Herb
11 days ago.
Malik Raoulda
Malik Raoulda
Superbement rendue..Un beau pays qui mérite d’être visité.
Bonne et agréable journée.
11 days ago.
Herb Riddle has replied to Malik Raoulda
It certainly is Malik. We did not stay as long as we would have liked in SA, only three nights in all.

Regards, Herb
11 days ago.
TOZ
TOZ
Very impressive view Herb like the composition with the boat. TOZ.
11 days ago.
Herb Riddle has replied to TOZ
Ha, you see what I saw Toz, the boat and lines finalising this great scene. Glad oyu liked it.

Cheers, Herb
11 days ago.
Marie-claire Gallet
Marie-claire Gallet
Gorgeous panorama, Herb ******************
11 days ago.
Herb Riddle has replied to Marie-claire Gallet
Another visit and super award my friend.

Cheers, Herb
11 days ago.
Daniela Brocca
Daniela Brocca
Beautiful.Would love to visit!
11 days ago.
Herb Riddle has replied to Daniela Brocca
Another beautiful place as you say Daniela. I had a few from here in dear old Panoramio but had not thought to put some of them on here too. Too nice to be left unseen I think. Another place for you to book!

Regards, Herb
11 days ago.
Nathalie D
Nathalie D
Joli panorama !
11 days ago.
Herb Riddle has replied to Nathalie D
Thanks so much Nathalie.

Best Wishes, Herb
11 days ago.
Keith Burton
Keith Burton
Wow! This brought back some memories.................I sailed into Cape Town aboard HMS Bulwark (the original, not the current one) way back in the early 70s. I remember seeing Table Mountain with a layer of cloud on top - it was wonderful. Unfortunately, in those days I did not own a camera and so have no record of it except in my head :-(

Thanks for sharing this superb image Herb!
11 days ago.
Herb Riddle has replied to Keith Burton
Hi Keith, very happy this brought back pleasant memories for you. The sight of this mountain backdrop on approach is jaw-dropping. In actual fact, as we were sailing in we also had a wonderful sunrise with sun-beams hitting the cities islands. We too were expecting cloud on the mountain (its table-cloth) but it remained clear all day. We travelled to the top via the cable car late in the afternoon and saw the sun setting whilst queued up for the return car. Nice that your head recorder is still in working order :)

Cheers, Herb
10 days ago.
Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly)
Fabulous pano in perfect conditions Herb
10 days ago.
Herb Riddle has replied to Roger (Grisly)
Cheers Roger, I had to blow the dust away from this shot :)

Best Wishes, Herb
8 days ago.
niraK68
niraK68
wonderful view
9 days ago.
Herb Riddle has replied to niraK68
Glad you think so Nira.

Cheers, Herb
8 days ago.
trester88
trester88
Super Blick auf den Tafelberg!
9 days ago.
Herb Riddle has replied to trester88
Table Mountain indeed was super. We went up there on the same day too.

Tchüß, Herbert
8 days ago.
Peter_Private_Box
Peter_Private_Box
Hi Herb,

Nice to see the city looking nice and sunny.. I've never been there, so thank you for sharing!!

Best wishes
Peter
9 days ago.
Herb Riddle has replied to Peter_Private_Box
We were blown away by this city Peter. We are fortunate in having visited lots of beautiful towns and cities around the world but sailing into Cape Town through the sunrise into a beautiful day is a life memory, My pleasure, as usual to share here.

Regards, Herb
8 days ago.
Beatrice Degan(MARS)
Beatrice Degan(MARS)
Hi Herb !
Such a deep and fascinating impact both artistic and emotional, I mean ...

never been there , but magically you make feel there, sailing and 'blowing in the wind'
SO.Many many thanks to you !
Regards, Bea
8 days ago.
Herb Riddle has replied to Beatrice Degan(MARS)
It is my pleasure to bring such feelings to you my friend. It was a very emotional entrance into this part of Africa. We had a magical two days here before flying on to London from here.

Best Wishes, Herb
7 days ago.