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Tafelberg kaartjies

Matthew’s Experience

Matthew se dag met behulp van die kabelkar
Dit was die vorige aand in Kaapstad, en nie geweet of die Tafelbergse kabelbaan die volgende dag oop sou wees nie, Matthew gebruik sy foon om te kyk of die kabelbaan die volgende dag oop sal wees. Antisipeer dit, het hy gesoek “Weer in Kaapstad” omdat die weer in Kaapstad bepaal dat die kabelbaan op 'n bepaalde dag oop is of as gevolg van sterk wind, reën, en of ongunstige weerstoestande. Groot! Dit het gesê, “Sonnig, helder lug met matige wind en 30 grade”.
Dit beteken dat die kabelkar oop sou wees. Volgende, Matthew sou moes uitvind of dit die hele dag sonnig sou wees of op 'n stadium gedurende die dag sou reën. As dit gereën het, dan moes 'n kaartjie wat vir die oggend of middag verval, betyds gebruik word.
Tafelberg bied twee soorte kaartjies aan, oggend en middag. Matthew het dus albei kere gekyk of die weer in Kaapstad die beste tyd was om vooraf die kaartjies aanlyn vir die Tafelberg-kabelbaan te koop..
Oggendkaartjies is geldig tot 1:00 pm, daarom het hy gedink dat dit moontlik sou wees om die oggend eers die kaartjies te kry voordat die ry lank sou word, of hy kan dit nou aanlyn koop om tyd in die tou te bespaar.
Omdat Matthew by 'n gas was, hy het besluit om die kaartjies aanlyn by Tafelbergkaartjies te koop. Die enigste plek aanlyn waar besoekers inligting oorvloedig beskikbaar is.
Die proses om kaartjies te koop was glad, en al wat Matteus hoef te doen was om die beoogde datum in te vul, tyd, en betaal aanlyn met PayPal, 'n veilige betaalpunt met sy kredietkaart.
Nou is die betaling gemaak, Matthew wou bevestig dat sy kaartjies bestel word. Gelukkig het die kaartjies 'n boodskap gekry dat die kaartjies aangekoop word en dat dit binne aangebied sal word 24 ure. Groot, hy het gedink, maar die kaart moet vir more wees, hoe moet ek die kaartjie betyds vir die kabelkar kry? Dit is toe dat Tafelbergkaartjies die bevestigings-e-pos met die kaartjie se strepieskode feitlik onmiddellik gestuur het.
Kaartjies in die hand, Matthew wou sy passe vir die kabelkarretjie uitdruk sodat hy sou weet dat dit veilig is. Gedrukte kaartjies is beter as telefoonpas omdat dit noodtoestande toelaat as die telefoon dood of gebreek is.
Dit was maklik vir Matthew om 'n drukkery te vind, selfs op hierdie laat uur, kaartjies kan deur sy hotel gedruk word, Dit is 'n maklike manier om hom te verseker dat hy die volgende dag slaagsyfer sou hê. Sien uit na hierdie ekspedisie, hy steek die kaartjies opgewonde in sy sak en besluit om te gaan slaap. Die volgende dag, he woke up early to beat the queue at Table Mountain. After a well-rested sleep, he packed his bag with lots and lots of supplies. Water, a light jacket and sunscreen were a must, as well as a hat to keep the sun off of his eyes. The camera phone was excellent, so he just took it along.
With a backpack in hand, he headed out the door to go to Table Mountain. Uber arrived reasonably quickly after he opened his phone up outside to order a regular taxi ride. The driver arrived within minutes, and he greeted him to the car as they confirmed the destination, “Tafelberg,” they both agreed. Matthew, wanting to establish, said, “Aerial Cableway.The driver nodded.
Heading there was not long, kan wees 20 minutes from Cape Town City Centre. There was even a part that passed by the Lion’s Head and signals hill turn-off. That was easy! Now for the hard part, the driver said he was not from Cape Town, so Matthew hoped that he would know where to get off for the Cable Car. Zimbabwe-bestuurders is standaard in Kaapstad sowel as ander Noord-Afrikaanse lande, soos Matthew baie dae tevore van sy lughawe-pendelbestuurder verneem het. Om dit dop te hou, Matthew het sy slimfoon met Google Maps na die Table Mountain Aerial Cableway buite gehou. Dit was maklik om dit op te spoor, want die kabelbaan was 1 km verder af in die rigting vanwaar die Tafelbergpad vanaf Kloof Nekweg na links gedraai het.. Toe hy daar aankom, die Tafelberg-kabelbaan was gereed om oop te maak. Die 7:30 am personeel se kabelkar gelos het, and he was left as the Lower Aerial Cableway wondering what he should do. There was a ticket office and a sign for the Red Bus, so next, he looked for other symbols. “Tickets Office,” there was a sign in the distance, but as soon as he could see, there was another sign. “With tickets” en “Without tickets.The queue was getting long, and he assumed it would be full in another hour, so he left for the tickets cue that said: “with tickets.That was the right choice because in another half an hour the ticket queue was full. There were so many people that cars and hordes of visitors flocked to the Lower Aerial Cableway.
Cape Town that month had experienced an influx in visitors due to the publicity of Table Mountain’s international status as a New 7 Wonder of Nature and it being a warm sunny day without clouds. Matthew had read that some days the cloud covers Table Mountain in what is known as the “Tafeldoek,” suitable name, but today it was bright and with an excellent reason. It was a dry season.
The dry season is ten months out of the year, so Matthew thought it would be an excellent time to plan a visit to Cape Town then. The wet season months were June-July, not a superb season if someone was looking to be in Cape Town, whether on work or holiday.
With that in mind, he set off as one of the first passengers on the newly renovated Table Mountain Cable Cars. Seventy passengers loaded up the cable car to its full capacity before announcing, “stay clear of the doors, please.Doors closed, and he was up. 4 ½ minute later, he reached the top of the Cable Car in what was a spectacular round-trip with the floor of the cable car rotating a full 360 Degrees. All directions provided vantage points not seen in any other way in Cape Town except for a helicopter tour. That means this ticket gave value for money! A card for less than the cost of a helicopter tour with more view and time at the top than any other in Cape Town.