In photos: City folk play in the snow

Ceres area covered in white blanket

Photo of snow covered area

Snow covers the Matroosberg area of the Western Cape.

By Ashraf Hendricks

17 July 2017

Capetonians love snow, perhaps because we don’t get any in the city. So, in what appears to be an annual tradition, on Sunday hundreds of vehicles visited the Matroosberg area to see the snow. People living in northern countries must think we’re mad.

Cars in line to enter the Matroosberg Nature reserve on Sunday.
Kids play in the snow.
A snow-covered peak in the Matroosberg Nature Reserve.
Frozen proteas in the Matroosberg Nature Reserve.
Even mortal enemies seek warmth together in cold times.