While the famous table cloth – a fast-flowing layer of low orographic clouds generated by Table Mountain – is a familiar sight above Cape Town, last week’s fog bank over most of False Bay and the Cape Peninsula wasn’t.

We jumped in the Kombi and drove south, chasing the rare fog across the Cape and attempting to climb into clear air for a better aerial view.

Here’s the result.

Panoramic view of False Bay, overlooking Fish Hoek