Monkey Business and a Good Hike at the Cape of Good Hope

On the ride to the Cape of Good Hope, we spotted Eland lounging on a hill in the distance.
We parked at the Cape to wait for our tour mates to catch-up.  We were sharing this adventure with visitors from Thailand and Spain.  The Spaniards seemed to be moving according to their own clock with no concern for keeping to a schedule.  They had opted to cycle from our lunch spot to here and had apparently stopped off at a few spots on the way.  This gave us a bit of time to (cautiously) watch the baboons playing in the fynbos.
They seemed to be everywhere!
When we tired of watching the baboons, we got the obligatory snap at the Cape of Good Hope sign.
Since we were still waiting for the slow Spaniards, we took advantage of the opportunity to climb to the viewpoint above the Cape.
We covered quite a vertical distance and were rewarded by more breathtaking views.

The surf below churned wildly.
We spotted another flock of seabirds soaring along the waterline.
We took one last look at the view before descending quickly.  We didn't want to be the last ones back and thus inconvenience our tour-mates.  Alas, when we got back, the Spainiards were just arriving and they took their sweet time posing for pictures along the Cape, seemingly oblivious to the fact we'd been waiting more than 30 minutes for them already!
Oh well, que sera sera...at least their leisurely pace allowed us the opportunity for a hike which was, as David would say, Bliss...

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