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Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Those uniform grey buildings don't look very Mediterranean. I tried to id the flag but didn't come up with anything likely.

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I'm sorry for having stayed away - I've been on the road and I'm writing this note from the docks at Nanny Cay in the BVI.

The picture comes from way south of the equator looking at a distinctive hilltop above this port city.


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Need more clues.
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We know you are out there, cruising around, drinking beer, watching the girls go by, next stop another island...

THERE ARE THOSE OF US SNOWBOUND WHO LIVE FOR THIS ****! NOW PICK UP THE PACE.

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SORRY - been offline.

I didn't mean to kill this thread, I was sure someone would get it within minutes. One can't get much further south than this port without ending up in some pretty nasty weather and waves called Greybeards.


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Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

Capetown... V&A waterfront marina?

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So we are in the Southern Ocean. Greybeards are also known as Cape Horn Rollers but that picture doesn't look like South America to me..... South Africa, maybe ?????


Edit: Looks like Faster is thinking along the same lines but...errr...faster than me.

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I think that hill/mountain in the background is a little sister to Table Mountain.

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Faster was faster! All yours for the identification!!


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Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture

"Graybeards" did it.. as it did for Geoff... otherwise since I didn't recognize the mountain and there were no other significant clues that could have been a while...

Here's a distinctive landmark.. like so many of these places if you've been there it's a snap... but it's safe to say not many cruising sailors typically stop here due to its lack of shelter...


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