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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, June 9, 2014: Protea, South Africa

IslandMan ·
These are such amazing specimens of this flower. Beautiful pics...
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Cape Point: Peninsula, Penguins & Protea

DrFumblefinger ·
(Cape Point, South Africa) There are many day trips you can take from Cape Town, one of the of the best being a drive down the  Cape Point Peninsula  to it’s tip. The day will provide you with beautiful scenery, wonderful beaches,...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, June 9, 2014: Protea, South Africa

DrFumblefinger ·
  One of the things I most remember about driving about in South Africa were all the protea.  Flowering bushes everywhere!  And, of course, great floral displays of this interesting African plant in shops and hotels.  There are...
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Re: Penguins and Protea: Cape Point Peninsula

Marilyn Jones ·
Excellent article and photos. I was on an official tour of South Africa when I visited Cape Town. Unfortunately Cape Point wasn't on the itinerary. Maybe I will get the opportunity to return and visit this interesting and picturesque location!
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Re: Penguins and Protea: Cape Point Peninsula

DrFumblefinger ·
Hi Marilyn, thanks for your comment. It really works out well as a day trip. Very recommended for your next visit to Cape Town.
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Re: Penguins and Protea: Cape Point Peninsula

Roderick Simpson ·
I agree, excellent article and photos. I lived in Cape Town in the early 1980s, and there were no penguins at Boulders until 1982. One other good place to see them is Betty's Bay, which is the other side of False Bay, on the coast road to the whale watching town of Hermanus.
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Penguins and Protea: Cape Point Peninsula

DrFumblefinger ·
A day trip from Cape Town, South Africa proved a highlight of DrFumblefinger's trip, with great views, and penguins too!
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