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Walking with Napoleon

A May 2005 trip to Saint Helena Island by ThisOldHag

St Helena Island Photo, Saint Helena Island, Africa More Photos
Quote: When you step onto the wharf, it will feel as if you have stepped back in time. Regardless of paved roads, cars, and electricity, St Helena has managed to preserve a way of life of bygone days.

Walking with Napoleon

Overview

St Helena Island Photo, Saint Helena Island, Africa
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Most seasoned travellers despair of ever finding a tropical paradise minus the camera-wielding holiday-makers or discovering a travel destination where heritage and nature are in accord – that is, until they discover the last remaining sub-tropical paradise on earth, an escape for the travel junky, nature lover, history buff, or someone who just wants to get away from it all.Quick Tips: Other than the hotels and guesthouses, eating at one of the islands 10 cafés or bistros is a must do. Anne’s Place came highly recommended, as she creates traditional fish dishes (the spicy St. Helena fish cakes are good) and serves locally grown coffee. But you need to plan ahead, as it’s necessary to order a...Read More

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ThisOldHag

ThisOldHag
Brussels, Belgium

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