St Helena: Ascension And Tristan Da Cunha (Bradt Travel Guide)
Publish Date: 2016-01-07
Author: Susan Britt-Gallagher;Tricia Hayne
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Rugged,volcanic and very remote, the three tiny islands of St Helena, Ascension andTristan da Cunha dot the South Atlantic like so many bits of flotsam. AsNapoleon's place of exile following the Battle of Waterloo, St Helena hasgained a notoriety that assures its place in the travel lexicon. This fully revisededition includes information on St Helena'snew airport, which makes it possible for the first time for visitors to explorethe island's natural and historic attractions without a five-day sea voyage toget here. Hiking, fishing, snorkelling and diving are included, plus details ofmarine wildlife, from whale sharks and dolphins to groupers and soldier fish.Expert author Tricia Hayne also provides a section on 24hours in Cape Town', offering a brief overview of what to see and do with a daybetween flights.