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Between Boulders And Windmill, Simonstown - South Africa

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A view from the right of the Boulders penguin colony just before Windmill beach with some penguins visible taking a dip. Penguins can often be seen between these two beaches bathing and observing the tourists coming through

  • Shawn T. Moore about 1 year ago
    Very cool Pano!! The penguins make the water look freezing. There's a secret country i like to see.
  • Boulders beach over 1 year ago
    A view from the right of the Boulders penguin colony just before Windmill beach with some penguins visible taking a dip. Penguins can often be seen between these two beaches bathing and observing the tourists coming through
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