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St. Helena Island Tour

St. Helena Island Tour

On our last day in St. Helena we cleared out in the morning for a weekend departure and spent the rest of the day on a custom island tour with Derek Richards of No Limits Travel and Tours. We generally don’t like the constraints of a guided tour and initially were planning to hire a…

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St. Helena Museum and Munden’s Point

St. Helena Museum and Munden’s Point

On our fourth day at St. Helena, we learned more about the island’s history, geology and ecology at the excellent St. Helena museum, and visited St. James Church, the oldest Anglican church in the Southern Hemisphere. We also walked a track around Munden’s Point to Rupert’s Bay to see the new wharf and port facilities…

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In and around Jamestown

In and around Jamestown

On our first three days in St. Helena, we handled the country arrival overhead, spent some time exploring in and around the main center of Jamestown, and made a trip to the St. Helena Distillery for a tour and tasting. The island most famous as Napolean’s place of exile has a rich and varied history…

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St. Helena Arrival

St. Helena Arrival

We arrived into St. Helena after an 11-night, 1,713nm passage from Cape Town. Conditions were somewhat rough for the first few nights, but calmed down considerably after. For the rest of the way into St. Helena, we had light winds and condtions so calm it hardly felt like we were at sea. En route, we…

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