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... views of the Atlantic Ocean. The road was narrow and extremely windy. Usually South Africans drive really fast but on this road they had to drive slowly. Thank goodness. We liked that there were lots of pull-offs on the road so that Chris could stop driving and take in the views.
The route is 9 km and has 114 curves. Chapman's Peak is 593 m high.
Here's what Wikipedia has to say about it:
The western flank of ...
... of climbing we finally made it to the top where we were greeted by Franz the Austrian army dude from our group who apparently kicks ass at climbing mountains. At the summit of Lion Mountain we had unmatched views of Table Mountain, the coastline and the sprawling city of Cape Town totally worth the height defying climb! After relaxing at the peak we made the descent and arrived back at the bus sweaty, exhausted but satisfied. Upon return to the lodge we said our ...
... where my second activity for the day was so I was nice and close. I ate at Burger Grills which is a trendy spot which serves up arguably the best gourmet burgers in town. Enjoy expert quality, grain-fed beef, Karoo lamb, pork ribs, and designer burgers without the designer price tags. I ordered the Gibson Royal Burger which cost 25 dollars and It was a 200 gram pure beef patty with cheddar cheese ...
... left-hand traffic. I found that once my brain was rewired, and it took about a week, that I felt very safe driving on the left side. Some research shows that countries driving on the left have a lower collision rate than countries driving on the right. It has been suggested that this is partly because humans are more commonly right-eye dominant than left-eye dominant. In left-hand traffic, the predominantly better-performing right eye is used to monitor oncoming traffic ...
... vegetation (this is one of the 7 world natural wonders).
It has been a very cold and wet start to spring but today it was a truly spectacular blue sky day and words can't describe the views from the Very windswept summit.
We ended the day with a delicious meal at a local restaurant, the best tastes ever!
What a breathtaking start to our adventure.