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Toyota Zone – On Table Mountain

So a couple of months back I shot the SANPARKS (South African National Parks Board)’s fleet (or small part thereof) on Table Mountain for Toyota’s magazine, Toyota Zone. Yes, Table Mountain is a national park. Now, for those who’s never been at Table Mountain, now you can see what it looks like right on top. It is not set with giant plates and cutlery for the gods, but just beautiful rocks, fynbos (indigenous plant type to the Western Cape of South Africa), a couple of dams and trails. And it’s not very flat. Trust me. I’ve done the South – North hike from Constantia-nek to Platteklip Gorge along the length of the mountain. 6 hours of hard hiking no less.Getting the vehicles on top of the mountain is done by taking a single service road that was built to get vehicles to the dams on top of the mountain, and for these rangers to be able to travel up and down easily. This road is open to hikers, but not vehicular civilians. The vehicles need to travel through some really hard terrain as …