Simons Town, Cape Town

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    Simonstown - Jubilee square

    by mvtouring Written May 1, 2010

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    On the square you will find vendors selling their african art pieces. Also if you look over the container wall, you will see a huge replica of a whale

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    Simon´s Town.

    by euzkadi Written Nov 14, 2006

    A small village home of the South African Naval Base, with a lot of Victorian and Cape Dutch Houses is a perfect placer to see whales.

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    Penguins at Simon's Town

    by cecmix Written Jan 7, 2006

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    These penguins at Simon's Town live really well. They have the whole beach for them and nice blue water just for them! :-)

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    Don't skip Simons Town

    by Radiomom Written May 30, 2004

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    I'm a sucker for scenery

    While driving along the coast from Hermanus, we stopped in Simons Town for lunch. The restaurant overlooked this harbor. The fog was slipping in and out all afternoon.

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    Visit the Penguins

    by Buckz Updated Dec 11, 2003

    Cannot be missed! No trip to Cape Town is complete without a detour to Simons Town to see the Penguins.

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    Simon's Town: Meet "Just Nuisance".

    by dutch_anna Written Jul 7, 2003

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    Simon's town is a naval base. first Dutch, then British, now South African. There is a statue of the dog "Just Nuissance". He used to meet the men at the station and accompanied them to the base.

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    by filipdebont Written Aug 24, 2002

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    He died prematurely after a boisterous leap from a moving vehicle but is immortalised in a life-sized statue in Simon’s Town’s Jubilee Square.

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