Charlotte goes green. Table Mountain and Zula
Trip Start Dec 27, 2008
50Trip End Jun 27, 2009
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On arrival back at the hostel we went straight to bed and woke up with two almighty hangovers, hell-bent on ruining our day. But, we got up (late) and took a taxi to Table Mountain, there were lovely clear skies. Our taxi driver, though very nice, clearly didn't have any regard for his passengers safety. He had removed the seatbelts, except his, perhaps to reduce weight as this taxi did not climb hills well, great news as we were travelling up a big hill, the smell of burning clutch all the way up was delightful. Amazingly, we arrived at the foot of the mountain at the cable car station, which had a two hour queue. I guess I had been too busy holding on for dear life in the taxi to notice Charlotte turn green.
We got in another seatbeltless taxi who charged us R10 extra as he didn't like driving downhill (he actually said that). I wasn't too mad at Charlotte, the cable cars revolve as they climb the mountain and I wouldn't wish that on anyone with a green face. We'll go again, fingers crossed for clear skies.