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On The Rocks At Wimpy Beach

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This is Wimpy beach about 45 minutes south of Durban in South Africa.  Unlike Venice beach in California where all the body builders go this one is full of wimps... OK just kidding it's really named after the Wimpy restaurant chain that is popular in South Africa.  This is a municipal beach and is maintained by the local municipality so it is open to the public and sometimes has a life guard.  The sphere was taken from the rocks just past the pool.

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In June 2001 the African Union was formed, consisting of 53 African States organized, like in the EU, around common economic and political development.

Text by Steve Smith.

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