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Offline JacquesM

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DuToitskloof pass. A question.
« on: March 17, 2020, 10:26:41 pm »
Purely from an interest point of view.

I sometimes go over the pass early in the morning, when it's still dark.

At the hairpin bend on the Paarl side, there's usually quite a lot of cars parked. People seem to be walking around the area, some of them wearing clothes that could be related to something like a religion.

Anyone knows what these guys are there for?
 

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Re: DuToitskloof pass. A question.
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2020, 11:19:41 pm »
Purely from an interest point of view.

I sometimes go over the pass early in the morning, when it's still dark.

At the hairpin bend on the Paarl side, there's usually quite a lot of cars parked. People seem to be walking around the area, some of them wearing clothes that could be related to something like a religion.

Anyone knows what these guys are there for?

Yes, it's called fishing

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Re: DuToitskloof pass. A question.
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2020, 09:23:56 am »
Purely from an interest point of view.

I sometimes go over the pass early in the morning, when it's still dark.

At the hairpin bend on the Paarl side, there's usually quite a lot of cars parked. People seem to be walking around the area, some of them wearing clothes that could be related to something like a religion.

Anyone knows what these guys are there for?

Yes, it's called fishing

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For souls? :peepwall:

I have never seen religious activity there, but yes, lots of fly-fishing, and hiking.
 

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Re: DuToitskloof pass. A question.
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2020, 09:48:28 am »
Purely from an interest point of view.

I sometimes go over the pass early in the morning, when it's still dark.

At the hairpin bend on the Paarl side, there's usually quite a lot of cars parked. People seem to be walking around the area, some of them wearing clothes that could be related to something like a religion.

Anyone knows what these guys are there for?

Yes, it's called fishing

 :biggrin:

For souls? :peepwall:

I have never seen religious activity there, but yes, lots of fly-fishing, and hiking.

as well as the usual local natives culture of parking under a tree, eating KFC, drinking black label quarts, pissing in the streams, taking naps in the cars and leaving all the rubbish behind.  :xxbah:
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Re: DuToitskloof pass. A question.
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2020, 09:53:45 am »
 :sip: And Rastas smoking a zol.  :3some:
 

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Re: DuToitskloof pass. A question.
« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2020, 11:25:22 am »
If it's the parking just before, and just after the bridge in the hairpin bend, yes I have seen the cloak and dagger religious gather to, I assume, go baptise in the stream below.

Mostly I believe it to be hikers, and some fishermen.

I have always wondered whether their cars are not broken into there?
 

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Re: DuToitskloof pass. A question.
« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2020, 11:31:42 am »
They are similar to the religious group who congregate in white outfits at the river near the Berkley road/Maitland turnoff on the M5. They are not from ZA.
 

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Re: DuToitskloof pass. A question.
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2020, 12:07:24 pm »
It's starting to make sense.

They seem determined in a way - (not like fishermen) ;)

It seems peculiar that they gather there when it's still dark in the morning.

I just wonder why that specific place.
 

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Re: DuToitskloof pass. A question.
« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2020, 12:26:02 pm »
This is where the cars are parked, on both sides of the road.

Sometimes there are many cars and people, asking for caution while passing.