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22 Waterfalls

We really like waterfalls. There’s something way more romantic and pleasing than just staring at water cascading down a mountain ravine. Intoxicating in its movement, waterfalls are refreshing – a continuous movement that makes us wonder about its source, and how some waterfalls never, ever, dry up.

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Such a waterfall exists about 2 hours north of Cape Town, well, let’s just say, 22 of them. Taking a break away from the city we took time to go more basic with a camp site, camp fire…and our trail running shoes to explore these 22 waterfalls…

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For the downloadable GPS track and waypoints, visit here.

This post tells our Tale of our run on this remote trail that starts at the foot of a thick forested gorge:

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In making our way up the gorge, so we wondered about this rivers’ source which always intrigues us – so much continuous water from deep within the mountainside makes its way over 22 cascades to the valley below.

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New life after a recent fire.

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Following the yellow trail blazes on the decent.

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Fire damage made this 8.5km route takes us around 6 hours to complete!

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Campfire after a great day out on the trail at 22 Waterfalls.

Makes us wonder how Life would be without water…from which source…

Jesus said to her, “Everyone who drinks of this water will be thirsty again, but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again. The water that I will give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” The woman said to him, “Sir, give me this water, so that I will not be thirsty or have to come here to draw water.” – John 4:13-15