To hike up Elsies Peak in Fish Hoek at full moon is such an exhilarating way to spend an evening. I took these photos last Thurs, 16 Jan from the beacon at the top of the mountain:

Kalk Bay, St James and Muizenberg from the top of Elsies Peak at sunset. Photo: Viv of Scenic South

Kalk Bay, St James and Muizenberg from the top of Elsies Peak at sunset. Photo: Viv of Scenic South

 

Sunset over Simon's Town and Glencairn, from Elsies Peak. Photo: Viv of Scenic South

Sunset over Simon’s Town and Glencairn, from Elsies Peak. Photo: Viv of Scenic South

 

 Sunset over Glencairn taken from the top of Elsies Peak. Photo: Viv of Scenic South

Sunset over Glencairn taken from the top of Elsies Peak. Photo: Viv of Scenic South

 

The full moon rising over the Boland Mts above Stellenbosch and Somerset West, viewed from Elsies Peak in Fish Hoek. Photo: Viv of Scenic South

The full moon rising over the Boland Mts above Stellenbosch and Somerset West, viewed from Elsies Peak in Fish Hoek. Photo: Viv of Scenic South

 

 False Bay in the picture, at moonrise from Elsies Peak. Photo: Viv of Scenic South

False Bay in the picture, at moonrise from Elsies Peak. Photo: Viv of Scenic South

 

Shadows over the Silvermine Mts and Constantiaberg, behind Fish Hoek: Photo: Viv of Scenic South

Shadows over the Silvermine Mts and Constantiaberg, behind Fish Hoek: Photo: Viv of Scenic South

 

The face of the man in the moon. Photo Viv of Scenic South

The face of the man in the moon. Photo Viv of Scenic South

(A bit blurred but did not have a tripod with me!)

A dog's face in stone. Elsies Peak, Fish Hoek. Photo: Viv of Scenic South

A dog’s face in stone. Elsies Peak, Fish Hoek. Photo: Viv of Scenic South

 

 

A whimsical picture of a woman and her dog on Elsies Peak. Photo: Viv of Scenic South

A whimsical picture of a woman and her dog on Elsies Peak. Photo: Viv of Scenic South

 

And a whimsical face on the back of a dog …

Facelike markings on the rear end of  a staffie. Photo: Scenic South

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