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The Sugar Loaf Post Box: Coastline Hiking On St Helena

WALKING THE CLIFFTOP TRAIL | Darrin Henry Sugar Loaf post box on St Helena sits atop a distinctive pyramid-like shape you can’t fail to notice. It’s a reliable reference point, like a chess piece quietly hiding in plain sight on the north-east corner of the island

By |2017-07-24T13:43:27+00:00January 10th, 2017|Awesome Nature, Hiking, St Helena|14 Comments

Photography Tips: Photographing White Terns on St Helena

HOW TO SHOOT WHITE TERNS | Darrin Henry White terns, or fairy terns as they are commonly known, are brilliant for photographers like me who lack the patience normally necessary for capturing good wildlife pictures. Gygis alba Skittishness around people is not for white terns

By |2018-04-20T01:33:17+00:00November 9th, 2016|Awesome Nature, Photography Help, St Helena|6 Comments

Right Click: Freak Thunder and Lightning On St Helena

ELECTRICAL STORM GIVES ISLANDERS SPECTACULAR SHOW | Sharon Henry I thought the likelihood of a thunderstorm occurring on St Helena was near to zilch - not likely. But it did on Sunday night when the skies lit up with the most spectacular light show

By |2018-07-13T02:29:09+00:00November 4th, 2016|Awesome Nature, Right Click, St Helena|3 Comments

Magic In The Mist: The St Helena Cloud Forest

BATTLE FOR THE NATIONAL PARK | Darrin Henry Machete wielding men have been stalking the cloud forest slopes of St Helena’s central peaks for the last 20 years, hacking and digging out the New Zealand flax that has choked the landscape for decades. Replacing the sea of fluttering flax fingers

By |2018-07-27T01:55:33+00:00November 1st, 2016|Awesome Nature, Hiking, St Helena|15 Comments

The Blue Point Post Box Walk, St Helena

HEADING SOUTH | Darrin Henry Blue Point Post Box walk is a little gem of a hike, hidden away in the far, southern corner of St Helena. We only discovered this excursion ourselves just a couple of years ago, but it’s become one of our favourites

By |2018-08-31T15:06:58+00:00September 23rd, 2016|Awesome Nature, Hiking, St Helena|6 Comments

St Helena Flowers – The Natural Beauty Show That Runs All Year

12 BLOOMING MARVELLOUS PICTURES | Darrin Henry Temperatures are dropping, long sleeve fleeces are everywhere and the wind is trying to take the roof off – it’s August on St Helena, need I say more? Tropical winter is here and it’s not much fun.

By |2018-07-20T02:20:59+00:00August 5th, 2016|Awesome Nature, St Helena|4 Comments

How To Eat Prickly Pear Tungi, St Helena Style

PICK AND PREPARE WITHOUT GETTING PRICKED | Sharon Henry Tungis are the 'Fort Knox' of the fruit kingdom and specialist skills are required to pick and eat one. Skills that will sidestep booby traps of needle-sized prickles and tiny hair-like splinters to avoid getting

By |2017-08-09T17:00:16+00:00May 12th, 2016|Awesome Nature, Culture, Food and Drink, St Helena|8 Comments

Flagstaff Post Box Walk, St Helena

THE EASY-PEASY HIKE ON ST HELENA | Darrin Henry As outdoor adventure on St Helena goes, the Flagstaff post box walk is hardly expedition grade stuff; mountain boots or sustenance backpacks not necessary for what is essentially a scenic trail that begins on Deadwood Plain

By |2017-07-24T15:26:06+00:00March 26th, 2016|Awesome Nature, Hiking, St Helena|6 Comments

Sandy Bay: Most Beautiful District On St Helena

THE PLACE TO RELAX | Darrin Henry Sandy Bay is a bit of a show off among the St Helena districts when it comes to landscape, but you can hardly blame it once you see the place – it really is stunning. Beautiful, charming scenery across the island of St Helena

By |2017-05-26T03:29:42+00:00March 2nd, 2016|Amazing People, Awesome Nature, St Helena|39 Comments

The Seven Day Nature Photography Challenge

SEVEN PICTURES IN SEVEN DAYS | Darrin Henry Photographers on Facebook have recently been nominating each other for, #ChallengeOnNaturePhotography, a seven day nature photography challenge. After a little hesitation – nature photography is not my strong-point (no patience) – I decided to give it a go.

By |2018-08-31T12:28:21+00:00February 23rd, 2016|Awesome Nature, St Helena|2 Comments
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