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Highest Point On St Helena – Guide To Hiking The Three Little Peaks

DIANA’S PEAK POST BOX WALK | Darrin Henry Diana’s Peak, the endemic rich pinnacle of St Helena at 823m is THE post box walk to go on the top of anyone’s island activity sheet. Stunning 360 degree panoramic views, an easy to moderate level

By |2018-07-27T01:20:35+00:00July 27th, 2018|Awesome Nature, Hiking, St Helena|6 Comments

Conservation on St Helena – Saving The Precious Endemics

A SURVIVAL BATTLE WE DON’T DARE LOSE | Darrin Henry The formal roots of Conservation on St Helena were established 38 years ago following the dramatic recovery of the St Helena ebony, previously thought to be extinct. The late George Benjamin, now an icon

By |2018-07-29T01:49:20+00:00July 20th, 2018|Awesome Nature, St Helena|10 Comments

A Dozen Spectacular St Helena Sunset Photographs

NATURE’S LIGHTING MASTERCLASS | There’s something completely irresistible about photographing the St Helena sunset. Anywhere along the north-western side of the island is a perfect front row seat to see the sun retreating down to the vast South Atlantic Ocean. It never gets old

By |2018-06-19T07:29:36+00:00June 19th, 2018|Awesome Nature, St Helena, Top 10 and more|14 Comments

Time-lapse: The St Helena Bird Whisperer

SAMMI CHERRETT, 37, PUTTY HILL | “When I first arrived here I was working at the Marine Department. One day somebody brought in this little tiny Fairy Tern chick in a box. It was going to be put to sleep because there was nobody

By |2018-04-20T03:45:31+00:00April 20th, 2018|Amazing People, Awesome Nature, St Helena|16 Comments

Chasing The Light – Landscape Photographs of St Helena

Chasing The Light – Landscape Photographs of St Helena A LITTLE MOVIE ABOUT INVESTING IN TIME | Darrin Henry Capturing good landscape photographs of St Helena, you would think would be easy for photographers living on the island, as we do. Pleased as Sharon and

By |2018-05-15T23:30:01+00:00January 12th, 2018|Awesome Nature, St Helena|14 Comments

Rock Hyrax – Dassie – The Little Furry Animal on Table Mountain, Cape Town

A VISIT TO CAPE TOWN’S MOST FAMOUS ATTRACTION | Darrin Henry The little furry animal on Table Mountain, the Rock Hyrax or ‘dassie,’ is just another of the delightful surprises for visitors to one of the world’s new seven wonders of nature, this iconic landmark towering over Cape Town.

By |2017-08-02T23:16:05+00:00August 3rd, 2017|Awesome Nature, Hiking, South Africa|7 Comments

Great White Shark Cage Diving Gansbaai, South Africa

THERE’S BLOOD IN THE WATER | Sharon Henry Great White shark cage diving is one of those crazy bucket list ideas people seeking adventurous things do in Cape Town will love. A 2½ hour drive from Cape Town to Gansbaai, the great white shark

By |2018-09-21T02:20:06+00:00July 3rd, 2017|Awesome Nature, South Africa, Sport, Tourist Attraction|14 Comments

Natural Landscapes of St Helena Island – Ten Great Photos

It’s been a little while since we indulged in a picture post, just photos for pleasure, so to speak. As it’s Good Friday today, we’ve compiled a ‘Natural Landscapes of St Helena’ collection for Easter. The topography of St Helena does a great job

By |2018-03-24T01:11:00+00:00April 14th, 2017|Awesome Nature, St Helena, Top 10 and more|18 Comments

Project 365, Day 95: The Silver Lining over St Helena

A CASE OF BAD WIND | Darrin Henry I’m sure St Helena must have been blown a few inches north; it’s been so blustery today! Swelly seas and gale force winds; that’s us at the moment. The blowy conditions I’m guessing was the reason for the huge, squiggly cloud

By |2017-05-21T03:55:44+00:00April 6th, 2017|Awesome Nature, St Helena|17 Comments
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