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Simon’s Town

Posted by Simon Cox April - 6 - 2011 Comments Off on Simon’s Town
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Simon’s Town (also widely but incorrectly referred to as Simonstown; Afrikaans: Simonstad) is a village and a naval base in South Africa, near Cape Town. It is located on the shores of False Bay, on the eastern side of the Cape Peninsula.

Simon’s Town Info

Posted by Simon Cox March - 24 - 2011 Comments Off on Simon’s Town Info
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Simon’s Town is a village and a naval base in South Africa, near Cape Town. It is located on the shores of False Bay, on the eastern side of the Cape Peninsula. For more than two centuries it has been an important naval base and harbour (first for the Royal Navy and now the South African Navy). The town is named after Simon van der Stel, an early governor of  [ Read More ]