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Strobist Landscape Photography – St Helena at Night

AN AFTER DARK FANTASY ON ST HELENA | Darrin Henry Capturing pictures of St Helena that are a little bit different is not always easy, but with strobist landscape photography I think we might have something new. For WTSDN, anyway. Once again Sharon and

By |2018-08-19T11:10:04+00:00August 9th, 2018|Photography Help, Photoshoots, St Helena|28 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

Bertrand’s Cottage, St Helena

Lally Brown | PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE When Napoleon Bonaparte arrived on the island of St Helena October 1815 to begin his exile, he was accompanied by an entourage of twenty-four people, including Count Henri-Gatien Bertrand, his wife Fanny and their three children.

By |2017-07-21T13:09:38+00:00January 17th, 2017|Culture, St Helena, Tourist Attraction|18 Comments

8 Tips To Improve Your Mobile Photography And Take Your Smart Phone Seriously

SHARING THE LOVE OF MOBILE PHOTOGRAPHY | Sharon Henry Before I share these tips to improve your mobile photography - it’s confession time. I didn't take my camera phone seriously until the batteries ran flat in the compact. This is the first time I've ever

By |2018-01-04T05:26:56+00:00September 1st, 2016|Photography Help, Top 10 and more|10 Comments

Welcome To The District Of Longwood St Helena AKA Texas

MEET THE COMMUNITY OF LONGWOOD | Sharon Henry Longwood, St Helena was once perceived as the black sheep district of the island, perhaps because of a 'bad boy' image inherited from notorious resident/prisoner, Napoleon Bonaparte. These days the district's reputation has completely turned around and

By |2018-01-04T03:33:50+00:00August 15th, 2016|Culture, St Helena|12 Comments

10 Awesome Things To Do on St Helena in a Week

MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR HOLIDAY | Sharon Henry Voted as one of Lonely Planet's 'Top Ten Best In Travel' for 2016, St Helena finds herself pinned on the world tourism map as an off the beaten track destination. For the island the world truly will be getting smaller as

By |2017-07-25T14:52:59+00:00January 26th, 2016|St Helena, Top 10 and more, Tourist Attraction|2 Comments

St Helena Exile Napoleon Bonaparte: The Move To Longwood House

THERE GOES THE NEIGHBOURHOOD | Darrin Henry More stressful than a divorce; that’s how moving house induces anxiety according to many, and that’s just for ordinary people. When you’re St Helena exile Napoleon Bonaparte, an international prisoner and one of the most famous men

By |2017-09-23T16:23:44+00:00December 11th, 2015|Culture, Photoshoots, St Helena|2 Comments

The Napoleon St Helena History Remembered 200 Years On

RETRACING NAPOLEON’S FOOTSTEPS | Sharon Henry Two hundred years ago, on 15 October, 1815, St Helena Island was thrust into the limelight with the reluctant arrival of the world's top celebrity at the time, the French Emperor, Napoleon Bonaparte. After his defeat at the

By |2018-09-06T02:37:17+00:00October 18th, 2015|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|13 Comments

Longwood House St Helena – Final Home Of Napoleon

LONGWOOD HOUSE 200 YEARS ON | Sharon Henry St Helena struck it lucky being the chosen one to take custody of the notorious Napoleon Bonaparte 200 years ago. The island’s absolute isolation and towering coastal cliffs provided a natural fortress to thwart any romantic

By |2017-09-23T13:34:25+00:00July 24th, 2015|Amazing People, St Helena, Tourist Attraction|1 Comment
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