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Sun Jul 15, 2012 6:04 pm

Got up early this morning to catch the sunrize over snow caped mountains around Worcester and Ceres

We decided not to go up the snow trail because of the vast amount of vehicles queing at the gate, will go some day in the week
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Sun Jul 15, 2012 6:07 pm

Really supurb pics :thumbup:
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Sun Jul 15, 2012 6:16 pm

Daai was my mik en druk, my vrou het die groot kanon, sal n paar kiekies by haar bedel.
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" I WOULD RATHER SIT ON THE TAILGATE OF MY HILUX WITH A BEER AND A CHOP, WATCHING A FIRE, THAN DINE IN THE BEST RESTAURANT IN TOWN "
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Sun Jul 15, 2012 7:49 pm

She gave me only one,should make a good backround.
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" I WOULD RATHER SIT ON THE TAILGATE OF MY HILUX WITH A BEER AND A CHOP, WATCHING A FIRE, THAN DINE IN THE BEST RESTAURANT IN TOWN "
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Sun Jul 15, 2012 7:53 pm

Great photo's Hoppy... Thanks... Believe the road between Richmond and Beaufort West is closed due to snowfalls... hope I can get home tomorrow...otherwise I have to spend another coooooollllld night at Gariep dam
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Sun Jul 15, 2012 7:55 pm

Toe ek vandag terug ry van JHB DBN toe sien ek Sanie en omtrend die hele berg is ook dik van die sneeu.
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Sun Jul 15, 2012 10:21 pm

Die laaste foto is besonders mooi!
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Sun Jul 15, 2012 11:32 pm

Here are some photo's of some of the snow around Queenstown today (Sunday), they were taken from the top of Maderia
Mountain that overlooks Queenstown.

It was bitterly cold up there and the wind factor was minus 5 C. To get to the top of the mountain was quiet dicey as well, there was an Eskom bakkie three quarters of the way up, the guy chickened out because he was unsure if he could drive down again, anyway rather safe than stupid.

The snow will still be up there for a few days to come as well.

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The rubber glove in the ice looked quite eerie .... I hope it was just a glove! :D:
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Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:27 am

It was awesome up there, the gloove, well there were some guys repairing the drains up here a few weeks back, maybe one of them decided to stay behind Andy thanks for the pic's
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Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:34 am

Wonderful picture guys. Thanks for sharing.

Hoppy, I love that pic your begged from your wife. Really beautiful photography.
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Mon Jul 16, 2012 6:27 am

Thanks for sharing the great pics guys... hier by ons het ons net koud gekry en glad nie sulke mooi scenery nie
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Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:30 am

Looks like the cape is frozen everywhere
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Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:54 am

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Simoan, you put you one shoe on backwards... :twisted: :twisted:
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Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:03 am

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Simoan, you put you one shoe on backwards... :twisted: :twisted:
Either that or he is seriously pigeon-toed! :laugh2: :laugh2:
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Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:09 am

You're not supposed to laugh at cripples!
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Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:11 am

Mud Dog wrote:
ThysdJ wrote:Image

Simoan, you put you one shoe on backwards... :twisted: :twisted:
Either that or he is seriously pigeon-toed! :laugh2: :laugh2:
Or he's lost.. :twisted:
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Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:16 am

Nay, he was just 'knyping' very hard ..... (too cold to haul it out and pass ... if he could still find it, that is)! :D:
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Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:18 am

Just hope he didn't have some of the yellow snow
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Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:51 am

Never mind frozen Cape... my flipping office is flipping freezing today... the wall panel heater is taking a 6 love beating... and I'm underdressed!

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Mon Jul 16, 2012 2:50 pm

Awesome pics, thanks for sharing!
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Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:55 pm

Thanks for sharing. Love the wife's Photo of the dam Hoppy. Simon did not know if he was coming or going in his pitcher. We had no snow down this way, but for us it was still bitterly cold.
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Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:40 pm

Andy we call it Tweezer weather, because when you go for a P you have to use Tweezers to find it.
I heard from a farmer friend of mine that farms up above the Penhoek Pass, he tells me that the snow on his farm was over half a meter deep, another farmer friend that I know that farms near Burgersdorp has a Uni-mog and he tells me that it also gets stuck in the snow, they get over a metre of snow at times, awesome stuff to drive through, they say that the diffs are the problem, they start to stack the snow up as they drive.
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