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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

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

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 |2018-10-05T02:03:59+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 |2018-10-16T04:03:36+00:00September 23rd, 2016|Awesome Nature, Hiking, St Helena|6 Comments

Life or Death – The St Helena Wirebird Surviving The First 63 Days

ST HELENA'S ENDEMIC WIREBIRD | Darrin Henry Despite its excellence in the art of camouflage, the endemic St Helena wirebird is listed as ‘Critically Endangered’ by the IUCN as its conservation status. From barely two feet away I have difficulty spotting the two speckled eggs, even the nest for that matter

By |2018-10-05T04:53:03+00:00February 21st, 2015|Awesome Nature, St Helena|5 Comments
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