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Bradt Travel Guide: St Helena

£3.99

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"The South Atlantic islands of St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha are isolated in the extreme, attracting only the seriously adventurous traveller to their shores. Rising dramatically from the ocean, these last outposts of the British Empire have long loomed large in the annals of British history. In this, the ideal guide for visitors and enthusiasts alike, Sue Steiner describes the islands 500 years after the discovery of St Helena. Napoleon's years in exile on St Helena, the evacuation of Tristan da Cunha in 1961, and the role played by Ascension during the Falklands War form part of the tapestry that unites these far-flung islands with their British heritage. The book includes information on: getting to all three islands, including information for cruise-ship passengers; accommodation, eating out and transport; history in detail, including Napoleon's exile at Longwood; hikes around the islands and a walking tour of St Helena's capital, Jamestown; and in-depth coverage of St Helena's extraordinary range of endemic plants."

Book in very good condition.

Item details

Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2002
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
182
Publisher:
Bradt Publications

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"The South Atlantic islands of St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha are isolated in the extreme, attracting only the seriously adventurous traveller to their shores. Rising dramatically from the ocean, these last outposts of the British Empire have long loomed large in the annals of British history. In this, the ideal guide for visitors and enthusiasts alike, Sue Steiner describes the islands 500 years after the discovery of St Helena. Napoleon's years in exile on St Helena, the evacuation of Tristan da Cunha in 1961, and the role played by Ascension during the Falklands War form part of the tapestry that unites these far-flung islands with their British heritage. The book includes information on: getting to all three islands, including information for cruise-ship passengers; accommodation, eating out and transport; history in detail, including Napoleon's exile at Longwood; hikes around the islands and a walking tour of St Helena's capital, Jamestown; and in-depth coverage of St Helena's extraordinary range of endemic plants."

Book in very good condition.

Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2002
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
182
Publisher:
Bradt Publications

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