Table Mountain up for sale...

2014-06-19 11:16
Cape Town - Strange things can happen on the Internet - like when one of the world's biggest social networks breaks down.

Guess it's just that kind of day - as somebody has decided to advertise one of the seven wonders of nature.

This advert popped up on a local classifieds website advertising the Cape Town icon at the bargain price of R900 000 000.

The advert read as follows...

"I've decided to sell table mountain because I need a new firepool. It's relatively big so you might have to move it in bits. Has a flat top and some grass and kak growing around it. If you take this offer today Ill gooi in the cape town stadium as well. Please no chancers! I will swap for a lemon skin, or pea - fresh only. "

Right. Perhaps the group trying to get Devil's Peak renamed to something more positive might want to get in touch.

But it also reminded us of the time a Dutch design team pitched a proposal for a 60m-high monument of Nelson Mandela's face to be built on the cliffs overlooking the city bowl.

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