The recent fires on our mountain range necessitated a change in choice of our monthly hiking trail.  The choice fell to one of the trails one can take from the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.  The original plan was to hike towards Newlands and then up the mountain to the Contour Trail and swing back towards Constantia Neck and then down back to the Gardens.

The Kirstenbosch Tearoom at the entrance.

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A water feature at the entrance.

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In spite of the dry summer some rivulets still trickle along.

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View onto the gardens from the trail.

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The Window Buttress above us.

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Castle Rock behind us.

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AH, the start of the weekend lies ahead.  Enjoy the day.

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