Table Mountain holds more mystery than what many would have you believe. Here lie hidden kloofs and gorges which remain untouched. There have been those in the past who have attempted to scale the mountain only to have never be seen from again. A literal stone’s throw out of the city yet it still has an enigmatic charm.

Most recently the story of Table Mountain’s abundant water reserve has come to light, with Wannabe Vlogger Adam Spires recently exploring the city’s tunnel’s and discovering a massive amount of flowing subterranean water – to which the City of Cape Town replied with a formal statement and declared that it has been aware of these springs on the Table Mountain range, and has been utilising some of them in various forms for decades.

Now, as a follow-up to Adam’s first video, his latest delves into the hidden vaults found at the base of Table Mountain.

 

 

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Justin Williams

Justin Williams is a born-and-bred Capetonian with a flair for writing. His icons include the late South African authors Lawrence Green, Eric Rosenthal and T.V. Bulpin, literary figures who continuously inspire him to cover the avenues of lifestyle, travel and nature in a local context. When Justin's not covering a story, he can be found in the mountains - he's a renowned wild food forager and is currently learning herbalism.